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 82.00 36.59
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 65.00 30.77
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 99.99 30.00
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.45 28.72
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.99 28.57
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 106.65 28.13
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 142.83 28.01
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 107.99 27.78
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 149.99 26.67
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 75.00 26.67
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 75.00 26.67
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 37.50 26.67
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 76.00 26.32
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 114.90 26.11
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 77.45 25.82
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 77.74 25.73
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 119.99 25.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 121.50 24.69
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 162.50 24.62
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 123.85 24.22
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 83.00 24.10
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 125.00 24.00
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 104.25 23.98
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 168.00 23.81
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 168.50 23.74
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 84.43 23.69
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 42.31 23.64
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 84.99 23.53
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 85.00 23.53
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 85.20 23.47
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 129.99 23.08
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 87.00 22.99
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 44.00 22.73
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 66.00 22.73
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 44.40 22.52
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 177.63 22.52
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 134.99 22.22
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 179.99 22.22
Western Digital AV-GP WD40EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 180.32 22.18
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 138.49 21.66
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 184.99 21.62
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 92.99 21.51
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 140.00 21.43
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 47.00 21.28
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 47.30 21.14
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 94.99 21.05
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 96.47 20.73
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 97.70 20.47
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 48.95 20.43
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 98.00 20.41
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 49.00 20.41
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 98.89 20.22
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 49.45 20.22
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 74.70 20.08
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.98 20.01
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 76.90 19.51
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 38.50 19.48
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 157.90 19.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 54.19 18.45
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 54.50 18.35
Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 2 137.17 18.23
Toshiba DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 54.99 18.19
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 55.16 18.13
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 113.00 17.70
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 85.00 17.65
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 57.26 17.46
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 115.00 17.39
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 57.67 17.34
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 87.00 17.24
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 119.68 16.71
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 89.99 16.67
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 179.99 16.67
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 60.01 16.66
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 183.00 16.39
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 61.00 16.39
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 91.80 16.34
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 46.01 16.30
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 184.99 16.22
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 61.92 16.15
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 62.00 16.13
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 93.00 16.13
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 62.00 16.13
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 62.50 16.00
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 189.99 15.79
Hitachi Deskstar HD32000 IDK/7K SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 127.91 15.64
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 128.43 15.57
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 64.49 15.51
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.00 15.50
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.99 15.39
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 99.00 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 66.01 15.15
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.99 15.04
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 67.00 14.93
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 134.99 14.82
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 34.00 14.71
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 68.00 14.71
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 HDE721050SLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 34.49 14.50
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 68.99 14.49
Seagate Pipeline HD ST1000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 1000 69.99 14.29
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 139.99 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10000CSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 3 70.00 14.29
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 70.00 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 44.95 14.24
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 141.45 14.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 73.24 13.65
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 74.99 13.34
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 62.00 13.05
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35415 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 38.55 12.97
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 58.98 12.72
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 79.01 12.66
Western Digital WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 158.99 12.58
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 159.20 12.56
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 39.93 12.52
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 39.95 12.52
Western Digital RE4 WD2003FYYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 159.95 12.50
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.00 12.50
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 40.01 12.50
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 160.99 12.42
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 162.22 12.33
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 40.78 12.26
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 164.99 12.12
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 42.00 11.90
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 42.47 11.77
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 85.00 11.76
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 170.00 11.76
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 85.21 11.74
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 42.95 11.64
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 44.01 11.36
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 177.00 11.30
Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 44.95 11.12
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 89.99 11.11
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 22.50 11.11
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 90.00 11.11
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 91.44 10.94
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 69.01 10.87
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 92.49 10.81
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 46.46 10.76
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 46.50 10.75
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 94.49 10.58
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 31.00 10.32
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 2 49.22 10.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 74.00 10.14
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 99.45 10.06
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 25.00 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 75.74 9.90
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 5 153.45 9.78
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 66.31 9.65
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 105.00 9.52
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 79.50 9.43
Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 7H500F0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 53.00 9.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 53.01 9.43
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 17.00 9.41
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 108.00 9.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 109.00 9.17
Seagate DB35 7200.3 ST3320820SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 34.95 9.16
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 320 3 34.95 9.16
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3320311CS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 8 320 3 34.95 9.16
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 2 54.75 9.13
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 84.00 8.93
Hitachi Deskstar 7K400 H3400B72S SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 45.00 8.89
Hitachi Deskstar 7K400 HDS724040KLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 45.00 8.89
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 113.25 8.83
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 73.00 8.77
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 3 57.66 8.67
Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 0A33423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 29.00 8.62
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 58.68 8.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 88.20 8.50
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 119.21 8.39
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 29.90 8.36
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 179.95 8.34
Seagate ST3500641AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 59.99 8.33
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 60.00 8.33
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 60.00 8.33
Western Digital AV WD3200AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 3 39.99 8.00
Western Digital RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 50.00 8.00
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 94.40 7.94
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 20.45 7.82
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 65.00 7.69
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 65.89 7.59
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 100.00 7.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000CSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 66.99 7.46
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5003AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 67.24 7.44
HP GE262UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 134.92 7.41
Samsung HD254GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 34.25 7.30
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 88.00 7.27
Hitachi CinemaStar HCS721050CLA382 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 69.50 7.19
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 139.25 7.18
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 70.00 7.14
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 70.00 7.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 35.00 7.14
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 45.00 7.11
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 141.68 7.06
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
Western Digital WD5000AVVS-63M8B0 SATA 5400 8 500 71.95 6.95
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L300S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 300 43.25 6.94
Seagate SV35.5 ST3500410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 72.50 6.90
G-TECH 0G00149 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 1000 3 146.86 6.81
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 148.20 6.75
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 74.71 6.69
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 75.00 6.67
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 38.00 6.58
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 49.26 6.50
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 77.25 6.47
Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD251HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 38.75 6.45
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 24.95 6.41
Western Digital AV WD1600AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 24.95 6.41
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 38.99 6.41
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD320KJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 49.95 6.41
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 24.99 6.40
Seagate st3320630ns SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 320 49.99 6.40
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3400620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 62.50 6.40
Western Digital Re WD5003ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 78.29 6.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 80.00 6.25
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 40.00 6.25
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 51.85 6.17
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 81.99 6.10
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 82.99 6.02
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 41.51 6.02
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 53.95 5.93
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 108.00 5.93
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 85.32 5.86
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 42.95 5.82
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 27.50 5.82
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3320620NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 55.25 5.79
HP Midline 458941-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 86.90 5.75
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 55.90 5.72
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 56.00 5.71
Seagate NL35 250 ST3250823NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 44.01 5.68
Seagate ST3500631NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 90.00 5.56
Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 7Y250M0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 45.25 5.52
Maxtor 7Y250MO SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 45.40 5.51
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 92.50 5.41
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 56.00 5.36
HP PV943UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 95.00 5.26
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 144.25 5.20
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 49.02 5.10
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 147.20 5.10
Western Digital Caviar SE WD3000JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 59.00 5.08
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 49.95 5.01
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 120.00 5.00
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 50.70 4.93
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 52.01 4.81
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 109.95 4.55
Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 HDS722525VLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 55.00 4.55
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L250S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 250 55.00 4.55
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD4500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 450 5 99.00 4.55
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 35.45 4.51
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 35.50 4.51
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 56.10 4.46
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 68.00 4.41
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 70.01 4.29
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 59.00 4.24
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 119.95 4.17
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 61.99 4.03
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
Maxtor DiamondMax 21 STM3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 125.00 4.00
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 80.00 4.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 189.95 3.95
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3250312CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 63.79 3.92
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 128.00 3.91
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35399 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 64.99 3.85
Western Digital Caviar RE WD3200YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 85.00 3.76
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3160813AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 42.68 3.75
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 68.00 3.68
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1600HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 160 45.00 3.56
Western Digital Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 72.00 3.47
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 144.00 3.47
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 72.75 3.44
HP 411276-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 74.00 3.38
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 76.99 3.25
HP Entry 458947-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 49.61 3.23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 100.00 3.20
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160316CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 50.00 3.20
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 79.00 3.16
Western Digital RE2 WD5000ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 159.95 3.13
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 80.00 3.13
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 85.00 2.94
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX3200ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 109.99 2.91
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 139.00 2.88
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD501LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 176.99 2.83
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 58.00 2.76
HP Entry 571232-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 91.50 2.73
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 59.51 2.69
Lenovo 41N3015 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 93.78 2.67
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 60.51 2.64
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 123.06 2.60
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 160 3 63.39 2.52
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD400LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 400 164.50 2.43
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 64.00 2.34
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD403LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 175.00 2.29
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 109.95 2.27
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3250312AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 115.00 2.17
Western Digital RE3 WD3202ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 5 152.83 2.09
HP PV944UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 80.00 2.00
Samsung SpinPoint P Series HD160JJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 82.95 1.93
Seagate SV35.4 ST3320410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 170.50 1.88
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 150 79.99 1.88
Cisco R200-D250GCSATA SATA 7200 250 136.92 1.83
Western Digital Caviar RE WD1600YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 160 89.67 1.78
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 0A39261 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 3 89.99 1.78
Seagate SV35.2 ST3160815SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 90.00 1.78
HP PY278AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 143.61 1.74
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3300820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 173.00 1.73
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 92.50 1.73
HP PY277AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 95.00 1.68
IBM 39M4526 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 150.00 1.67
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 169.36 1.48
HP PV944A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 110.00 1.45
HP Entry 458945-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 160 134.99 1.19
HP Raptor EW222UT SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 160 143.99 1.11
Hitachi P7K500 HCP725016GLA380 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 149.00 1.07
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 150 5 159.99 0.94
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 ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 109.24 0.00
Seagate ST4000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4TB+8GB NAND Flash 169.99 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 75.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-10-16 $159.99 +44.99
2014-10-15 $115.00 -44.99
2014-10-15 $159.99 +44.99
2014-10-14 $115.00 -44.99
2014-10-10 $159.99 +40.00
2014-09-22 $119.99 -5.00
2014-09-15 $124.99 -35.00
2014-07-29 $159.99 +1.00
2014-07-28 $158.99 -1.00
2014-06-19 $159.99 +35.00

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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