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 56.70 52.91
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.99 33.34
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.99 33.34
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 94.99 31.58
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 94.99 31.58
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 64.00 31.25
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 64.00 31.25
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 128.88 31.04
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.99 30.77
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 65.00 30.77
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 135.99 29.41
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 102.60 29.24
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 69.95 28.59
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 69.99 28.58
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 70.99 28.17
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 108.95 27.54
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 109.99 27.28
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 73.99 27.03
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 112.99 26.55
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 76.63 26.10
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 38.61 25.90
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 77.40 25.84
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 77.95 25.66
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.00 25.32
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 159.99 25.00
Seagate STBD6000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 6000 241.29 24.87
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 160.99 24.85
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 41.45 24.13
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 41.60 24.04
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 166.88 23.97
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 83.93 23.83
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 169.99 23.53
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 171.45 23.33
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 128.95 23.26
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 85.99 23.26
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 43.00 23.26
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 87.98 22.73
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 44.00 22.73
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 89.24 22.41
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 178.49 22.41
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 89.99 22.22
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 134.99 22.22
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 135.00 22.22
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 68.50 21.90
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 45.95 21.76
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 92.00 21.74
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 140.00 21.43
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.99 20.84
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 97.51 20.51
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 196.95 20.31
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 98.50 20.30
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 37.35 20.08
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 99.99 20.00
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 99.99 20.00
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 125.00 20.00
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 50.00 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
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 202.85 19.72
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.99 19.61
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 51.00 19.61
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 52.01 19.23
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 52.99 18.87
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 212.09 18.86
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 39.93 18.78
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 80.00 18.75
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 26.68 18.74
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 81.00 18.52
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 217.99 18.35
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 218.99 18.27
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 83.00 18.07
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 114.20 17.51
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 172.49 17.39
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 173.00 17.34
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 86.65 17.31
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 58.00 17.24
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 116.01 17.24
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 58.01 17.24
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 88.00 17.05
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 118.00 16.95
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 177.99 16.85
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 59.70 16.75
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.99 16.67
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 59.99 16.67
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 245.95 16.26
Western Digital AV WD3200AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 3 19.95 16.04
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.99 16.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 62.91 15.90
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 191.50 15.67
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 32.01 15.62
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 129.99 15.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 65.95 15.16
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 99.00 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 66.01 15.15
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3320311CS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 8 320 3 21.60 14.81
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 68.00 14.71
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 69.00 14.49
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD103SI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 69.00 14.49
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 320 3 22.30 14.35
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 69.95 14.30
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 70.00 14.29
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 70.00 14.29
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 70.99 14.09
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 71.00 14.08
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 143.21 13.97
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 46.01 13.91
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 145.10 13.78
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 145.25 13.77
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 36.62 13.65
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 23.65 13.53
Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 37.20 13.44
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 75.00 13.33
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 113.00 13.27
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 38.00 13.16
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 115.00 13.04
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 30.91 12.94
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 155.00 12.90
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 38.84 12.87
Seagate DB35 7200.3 ST3320820SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 24.95 12.83
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35415 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 39.00 12.82
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 79.01 12.66
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 159.00 12.58
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 79.80 12.53
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 39.93 12.52
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 59.90 12.52
Western Digital WD5000AVVS-63M8B0 SATA 5400 8 500 39.95 12.52
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 164.00 12.20
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 250.00 12.00
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 41.92 11.93
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 21.00 11.90
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 13.45 11.90
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 68.00 11.89
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 84.60 11.82
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 84.69 11.81
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 63.54 11.80
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 170.45 11.73
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 42.93 11.65
Western Digital RE4-GP WD1502FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 5 129.00 11.63
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 43.43 11.51
Hitachi Deskstar 7K400 H3400B72S SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 35.00 11.43
Hitachi Deskstar 7K400 HDS724040KLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 35.00 11.43
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 22.01 11.36
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 44.20 11.31
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 44.99 11.11
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 44.99 11.11
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 90.28 11.08
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 22.80 10.96
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 91.60 10.92
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L250S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 250 23.07 10.84
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 93.00 10.75
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 30.01 10.66
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 93.89 10.65
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 188.00 10.64
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 142.00 10.56
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.25 10.50
Seagate Barracuda ST315005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 143.79 10.43
Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 7H500F0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 47.99 10.42
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 48.01 10.41
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 48.01 10.41
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 96.96 10.31
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 24.35 10.27
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 24.50 10.20
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1501FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 5 148.00 10.14
Seagate SV35.5 ST3500410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 49.93 10.01
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000CSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 49.99 10.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 2 50.95 9.81
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 102.85 9.72
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 103.00 9.71
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 26.01 9.61
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 79.00 9.49
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 211.33 9.46
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 17.00 9.41
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 68.00 9.41
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 108.00 9.26
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 27.53 9.08
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 17.63 9.08
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 83.01 9.04
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 36.00 8.89
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 85.00 8.82
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 28.71 8.71
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 58.11 8.60
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 116.25 8.60
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 87.98 8.52
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 89.00 8.43
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 59.76 8.37
Western Digital Blue WD5000AZLX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 2 59.93 8.34
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 60.01 8.33
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 60.01 8.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 90.50 8.29
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 121.10 8.26
Seagate ST3500641AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 60.93 8.21
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 39.00 8.21
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 61.72 8.10
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS 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 Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 80.00 8.00
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX3200ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 41.27 7.75
Western Digital WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 258.69 7.73
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 65.00 7.69
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 98.00 7.65
Seagate NL35 250 ST3250823NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 33.01 7.57
Western Digital Caviar SE WD3000JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 40.41 7.42
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 101.07 7.42
Western Digital RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 54.00 7.41
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5003AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 67.98 7.36
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 88.00 7.27
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 3 69.97 7.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 71.10 7.03
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 72.01 6.94
Western Digital Re WD5003ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 72.99 6.85
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 94.00 6.81
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 110.64 6.78
Western Digital AV WD1600AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 23.85 6.71
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 149.95 6.67
HP GE262UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 153.68 6.51
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 115.35 6.50
HP Midline 458941-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 76.90 6.50
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 49.85 6.42
Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 7Y250M0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 39.93 6.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 40.00 6.25
Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 HDS722525VLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 40.01 6.25
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 80.22 6.23
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 162.20 6.17
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 51.99 6.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3400620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 65.00 6.15
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 42.62 5.87
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 54.95 5.82
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 42.93 5.82
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 43.00 5.81
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 86.01 5.81
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 88.00 5.68
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 46.01 5.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 93.00 5.38
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35399 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 46.99 5.32
HP PV943UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 95.00 5.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 95.00 5.26
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 48.00 5.21
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 96.72 5.17
Seagate SV35.3 ST3500320SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 98.00 5.10
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 49.89 5.01
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 99.99 5.00
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 64.99 4.92
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 204.18 4.90
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 156.10 4.80
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 54.02 4.63
HP Entry 571232-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 55.13 4.53
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 220.99 4.53
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 56.00 4.46
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 37.01 4.32
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 39.00 4.10
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 78.60 4.07
HP Raptor EW222UT SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 160 39.99 4.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 320 79.99 4.00
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 63.00 3.97
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 130.12 3.84
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD7500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 198.96 3.77
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 68.60 3.64
Samsung SpinPoint P Series HD160JJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 44.00 3.64
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 275.00 3.64
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
HP 411276-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 69.50 3.60
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD4500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 450 5 127.77 3.52
Western Digital Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 73.00 3.42
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 91.00 3.30
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 76.15 3.28
HP Entry 458947-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 49.61 3.23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 50.00 3.20
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 188.00 3.19
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 160.00 3.13
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD4000KD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 140.00 2.86
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 112.11 2.85
Western Digital WD AV-GP WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 180.00 2.78
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 115.00 2.61
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
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 16 400 166.94 2.40
Western Digital RE3 WD3202ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 5 134.00 2.39
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3320620NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 134.90 2.37
Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 0A33423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 114.99 2.17
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3160813AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 75.00 2.13
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 119.00 2.10
IBM 39M4558 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 245.00 2.04
HP PV944UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 80.00 2.00
Western Digital Caviar RE WD1600YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 160 80.00 2.00
IBM 39M4526 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 130.00 1.92
Seagate st3320630ns SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 320 169.95 1.88
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 162.20 1.85
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 3 175.00 1.71
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
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 0A39261 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 3 95.47 1.68
HP PY278AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 149.91 1.67
Maxtor 7Y250MO SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 149.99 1.67
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 96.00 1.67
HP PV944A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 109.00 1.47
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 229.95 0.65
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 ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 93.99 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 72.46 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

Western Digital WD1500HLHX Reviews & Benchmarks

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