Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLHX (150 GB)

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Item 6898: Western Digital VelociRaptor 150 GB WD1500HLHX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyVelociRaptor
PartWD1500HLHX
Size150 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM10000
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty5 year
WD1500HLHX Reviews1
Disk Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Ultrastar HUA723030ALA641 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 55.99 53.58
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 89.95 33.35
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.95 33.35
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.99 33.34
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.00 32.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 93.45 32.10
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 94.48 31.75
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.99 30.77
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 64.99 30.77
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 66.20 30.21
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 132.50 30.19
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 67.00 29.85
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 68.88 29.04
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 103.53 28.98
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 139.99 28.57
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 70.01 28.57
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 72.00 27.78
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 110.62 27.12
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 73.98 27.03
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 74.99 26.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 114.99 26.09
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 156.43 25.57
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 78.84 25.37
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 79.01 25.31
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.99 25.00
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 80.98 24.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 81.99 24.39
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 41.00 24.39
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 164.99 24.24
Seagate STBD6000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 6000 249.00 24.10
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 84.00 23.81
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 84.41 23.69
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 42.45 23.56
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 169.99 23.53
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 43.00 23.26
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 43.20 23.15
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 44.01 22.72
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 66.25 22.64
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 178.26 22.44
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 178.59 22.40
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 178.90 22.36
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 89.95 22.23
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 90.99 21.98
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 68.99 21.74
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 34.50 21.74
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 92.25 21.68
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 139.95 21.44
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 93.50 21.39
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 93.80 21.32
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 189.00 21.16
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 190.03 21.05
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.99 20.84
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 48.63 20.56
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 73.00 20.55
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 48.85 20.47
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD103SI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 49.95 20.02
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.95 20.02
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.95 20.02
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 49.99 20.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.99 20.00
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 149.99 20.00
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 199.99 20.00
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 50.01 20.00
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.01 20.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 155.00 19.35
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 52.00 19.23
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 208.49 19.19
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 52.25 19.14
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 26.50 18.87
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 107.80 18.55
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 54.16 18.46
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 216.99 18.43
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 82.00 18.29
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 165.00 18.18
Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 27.85 17.95
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 27.99 17.86
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 173.28 17.31
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 57.99 17.24
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 87.00 17.24
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 58.95 16.96
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 236.00 16.95
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.57 16.87
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 178.00 16.85
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.81 16.83
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 238.99 16.74
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 150.59 16.60
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 180.93 16.58
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 183.22 16.37
Western Digital Black WD4001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 244.74 16.34
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 122.73 16.30
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 61.99 16.13
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 124.08 16.12
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.63 16.05
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 48.01 15.62
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 194.50 15.42
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 65.00 15.38
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 98.00 15.31
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 98.00 15.31
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 66.92 14.94
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 50.55 14.84
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 67.43 14.83
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 67.67 14.78
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 135.71 14.74
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.47 14.60
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 320 3 21.95 14.58
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.99 14.49
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 137.99 14.49
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 17.31 14.44
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 69.94 14.30
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 69.98 14.29
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 69.99 14.29
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 70.00 14.29
Seagate SV35.5 ST3500410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 35.90 13.93
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 36.00 13.89
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 72.51 13.79
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 110.26 13.60
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 74.95 13.34
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 61.00 13.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 58.01 12.93
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 77.99 12.82
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 157.00 12.74
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 59.00 12.71
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 118.00 12.71
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 236.51 12.68
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 78.95 12.67
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 157.95 12.66
Western Digital WD5000AVVS-63M8B0 SATA 5400 8 500 39.50 12.66
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 79.00 12.66
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 159.00 12.58
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 19.95 12.53
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 79.85 12.52
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 40.01 12.50
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 26.00 12.31
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 164.00 12.20
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 125.00 12.00
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 42.00 11.90
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 54.50 11.74
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 85.55 11.69
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 65.00 11.54
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 87.53 11.42
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 44.00 11.36
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 22.01 11.36
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 44.18 11.32
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 44.20 11.31
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 177.68 11.26
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 89.76 11.14
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 181.45 11.02
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 93.49 10.70
Seagate DB35 7200.3 ST3320820SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 29.95 10.68
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3320311CS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 8 320 3 29.95 10.68
Western Digital AV WD3200AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 3 29.99 10.67
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 30.00 10.67
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 94.00 10.64
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 94.17 10.62
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 95.00 10.53
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 95.98 10.42
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 48.00 10.42
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 96.50 10.36
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 194.77 10.27
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 48.98 10.21
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Seagate Barracuda ST315005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 147.05 10.20
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000CSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 49.99 10.00
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 49.99 10.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 200.00 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 50.01 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 16.21 9.87
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 209.95 9.53
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1501FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 5 158.00 9.49
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 33.79 9.47
Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 7H500F0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 52.99 9.44
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 53.50 9.35
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 HDE721050SLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 54.49 9.18
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 2 54.98 9.09
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 109.99 9.09
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 55.00 9.09
Samsung HD254GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 28.00 8.93
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 56.01 8.93
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 28.48 8.78
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 86.00 8.72
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 86.01 8.72
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 29.00 8.62
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 58.00 8.62
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35415 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 58.55 8.54
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 75.00 8.53
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 88.00 8.52
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 58.71 8.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 75.50 8.48
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 59.88 8.35
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 3 59.95 8.34
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 39.00 8.21
Seagate ST3500641AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 62.05 8.06
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 248.59 8.05
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 19.95 8.02
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 19.95 8.02
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 19.95 8.02
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 19.99 8.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 95.06 7.89
Western Digital AV WD1600AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 20.95 7.64
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 99.00 7.58
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 66.57 7.51
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5003AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 67.99 7.35
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 34.25 7.30
Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 7Y250M0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 34.46 7.25
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 34.61 7.22
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 44.40 7.21
Hitachi CinemaStar HCS721050CLA382 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 69.50 7.19
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 139.20 7.18
Western Digital Re WD5003ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 70.00 7.14
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 140.00 7.14
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 35.00 7.14
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3400620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 58.63 6.82
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 58.86 6.80
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 94.50 6.77
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 74.00 6.76
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 640 5 95.00 6.74
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 75.15 6.65
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10000LSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 3 151.53 6.60
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 37.99 6.58
HP Midline 458941-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 76.00 6.58
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 98.00 6.53
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 76.59 6.53
Seagate st3320630ns SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 320 49.50 6.46
Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD251HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 38.75 6.45
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 38.95 6.42
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L250S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 250 39.20 6.38
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 118.00 6.36
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3500321CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 78.76 6.35
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 40.50 6.17
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 81.13 6.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 40.68 6.15
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L300S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 300 49.25 6.09
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 52.99 6.04
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 85.00 5.88
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 54.95 5.82
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 87.99 5.68
Seagate NL35 250 ST3250823NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 44.01 5.68
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 88.15 5.67
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 53.67 5.59
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3250820NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 44.95 5.56
Seagate ST3400320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 400 73.50 5.44
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 45.95 5.44
Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 HDS722525VLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 46.01 5.43
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 46.01 5.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 29.53 5.42
Seagate SV35.3 ST3500320SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 93.10 5.37
HP PV943UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 95.00 5.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 145.54 5.15
Western Digital RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 78.00 5.13
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 195.00 5.13
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35399 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 48.99 5.10
Western Digital Caviar SE WD3000JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 59.00 5.08
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 49.41 5.06
Maxtor 7Y250MO SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 49.95 5.01
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 204.49 4.89
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 123.99 4.84
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 155.00 4.84
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 108.75 4.60
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD4500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 450 5 98.77 4.56
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 168.00 4.46
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 224.00 4.46
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 57.48 4.35
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 117.99 4.24
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3250312CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 59.09 4.23
Western Digital Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 59.99 4.17
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 60.00 4.17
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 60.64 4.12
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 73.00 4.11
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 61.00 4.10
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 78.40 4.08
Maxtor DiamondMax 21 STM3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 122.50 4.08
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD4000KD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 99.90 4.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 320 79.99 4.00
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1600HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 160 41.99 3.81
Samsung SpinPoint P Series HD160JJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 42.25 3.79
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD7500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 198.96 3.77
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 132.99 3.76
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3160813AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 42.65 3.75
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 43.00 3.72
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 87.00 3.68
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
HP Entry 571232-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 69.30 3.61
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 139.65 3.58
HP Entry 458947-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 48.00 3.33
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 99.45 3.02
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 54.00 2.96
HP 411276-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 84.96 2.94
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 109.28 2.93
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 86.76 2.88
Western Digital WD AV-GP WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 180.00 2.78
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 59.30 2.70
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 93.50 2.67
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3320620NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 120.00 2.67
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 195.00 2.56
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 63.70 2.51
Lenovo 41N3015 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 99.99 2.50
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 160 3 64.27 2.49
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD400LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 400 161.21 2.48
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160316CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 64.78 2.47
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 103.99 2.40
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD403LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 171.50 2.33
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3250312AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 112.70 2.22
Western Digital RE3 WD3202ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 5 144.82 2.21
IBM 39M4558 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 245.00 2.04
HP PV944UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 80.00 2.00
Seagate SV35.4 ST3320410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 167.09 1.92
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 150 79.99 1.88
Western Digital Caviar RE WD1600YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 160 87.88 1.82
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 0A39261 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 3 88.19 1.81
Cisco R200-D250GCSATA SATA 7200 250 139.74 1.79
Seagate SV35.2 ST3160815SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 90.00 1.78
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3300820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 170.03 1.76
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS-01B7A0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 148.00 1.69
HP PY277AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 95.00 1.68
IBM 39M4526 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 169.00 1.48
HP PV944A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 110.00 1.45
Western Digital Raptor X WD1500AHFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 150 115.00 1.30
HP PY278AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 220.00 1.14
HP Raptor EW222UT SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 160 143.99 1.11
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 147.00 1.09
Hitachi P7K500 HCP725016GLA380 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 149.00 1.07
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 194.00 0.77
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 150 5 229.95 0.65
Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 3 263.00 0.57
Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFDRTL SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 398.95 0.38
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 78.40 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 101.05 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-02-20 $229.95 -70.05
2015-01-31 $300.00 +70.05
2015-01-29 $229.95 -70.05
2015-01-28 $300.00 +70.05
2015-01-23 $229.95 -70.05
2015-01-23 $300.00 +70.05
2015-01-22 $229.95 -70.05
2015-01-10 $300.00 +70.05
2014-12-20 $229.95 +148.98
2014-12-18 $80.97 +9.02

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity150,039 MB
User Sectors Per Drive293,046,768
Capacity150 GB
Performance
Read Seek Time3.6 ms (average)
Rotational Speed10,000 RPM (nominal)
Average Latency3.00 ms (nominal)
Track-To-Track Seek Time0.4 ms (average)
Load/unload Cycles600,000 minimum
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)6 Gb/s (Max)
Write Seek Time4.2 ms (average)
Buffer Size32 MB
Power
Standby0.70 Watts
Read/Write6.20 Watts
Sleep0.70 Watts
Idle4.30 Watts
Acoustics
Seek Mode 037 dBA (average)
Idle Mode30 dBA (average)
Physical
Width101.6 mm
Depth147 mm
Weight489 g
Height26.1 mm

External links

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