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 79.95 37.52
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.49 32.01
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 95.50 31.41
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 130.45 30.66
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 101.67 29.51
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 101.99 29.41
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 86.61 28.87
Seagate STBD6000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 6000 207.99 28.85
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 70.01 28.57
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 105.31 28.49
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 144.99 27.59
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 108.95 27.54
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 108.98 27.53
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 72.99 27.40
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 110.04 27.26
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 75.00 26.67
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 115.94 25.88
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 77.48 25.81
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 77.98 25.65
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 119.00 25.21
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 79.95 25.02
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 79.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 159.99 25.00
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 80.00 25.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 81.45 24.55
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 83.84 23.85
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 42.00 23.81
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 85.00 23.53
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 44.00 22.73
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 176.75 22.63
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 44.50 22.47
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.00 22.22
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 135.00 22.22
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 34.50 21.74
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 69.20 21.68
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 46.50 21.51
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 186.29 21.47
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 94.99 21.05
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 47.98 20.84
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 48.50 20.62
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 74.20 20.22
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 198.29 20.17
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 75.00 20.00
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 201.47 19.85
Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 2 127.50 19.61
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 76.50 19.61
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 52.00 19.23
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 105.20 19.01
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 52.99 18.87
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 52.99 18.87
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 212.58 18.82
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 39.98 18.76
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 162.99 18.41
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 54.49 18.35
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 224.98 17.78
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 226.99 17.62
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 56.95 17.56
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 229.00 17.47
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 85.99 17.44
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 115.00 17.39
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 58.40 17.12
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 58.69 17.04
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 235.00 17.02
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 176.26 17.02
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 58.78 17.01
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 58.95 16.96
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 177.63 16.89
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 119.00 16.81
Western Digital WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 119.99 16.67
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 120.00 16.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 120.00 16.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 91.00 16.48
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 61.00 16.39
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 185.97 16.13
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 93.00 16.13
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 249.00 16.06
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.99 16.00
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 63.50 15.75
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 127.95 15.63
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 194.09 15.46
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 64.98 15.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 65.48 15.27
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 196.95 15.23
Hitachi 0F14689 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 196.95 15.23
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.00 15.15
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 66.01 15.15
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 66.08 15.13
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 66.50 15.04
Western Digital Black WD4001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 270.88 14.77
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 67.81 14.75
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 70.00 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 140.00 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 141.00 14.18
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 215.00 13.95
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 35.99 13.89
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 110.00 13.64
Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 36.99 13.52
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 74.36 13.45
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 149.00 13.42
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 56.00 13.39
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 74.75 13.38
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 48.00 13.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 152.40 13.12
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 62.00 13.05
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 155.00 12.90
Hitachi CinemaStar HCS721050CLA382 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 39.93 12.52
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 40.00 12.50
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.56 12.41
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 81.01 12.34
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 40.75 12.27
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 165.00 12.12
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 83.85 11.93
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 42.00 11.90
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 42.01 11.90
Western Digital WD5000AVVS-63M8B0 SATA 5400 8 500 42.39 11.80
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 170.00 11.76
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 64.01 11.72
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 85.55 11.69
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 85.99 11.63
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 85.99 11.63
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 21.75 11.49
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
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 44.01 11.36
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 44.01 11.36
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 177.45 11.27
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 179.00 11.17
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 45.28 11.04
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 69.01 10.87
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 46.01 10.87
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 70.01 10.71
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 320 3 29.95 10.68
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 24.00 10.42
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3320311CS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 8 320 3 30.75 10.41
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 145.00 10.34
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 194.41 10.29
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 195.00 10.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 98.00 10.20
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 198.74 10.06
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 99.98 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 32.00 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 50.01 10.00
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 50.37 9.93
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 201.54 9.92
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 76.00 9.87
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 51.39 9.73
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 26.00 9.62
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 209.95 9.53
Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 7H500F0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 53.00 9.43
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 106.15 9.42
Western Digital AV WD3200AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 3 34.00 9.41
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 17.25 9.28
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 108.00 9.26
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 HDE721050SLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 54.49 9.18
Seagate DB35 7200.3 ST3320820SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 34.95 9.16
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 2 54.77 9.13
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 109.90 9.10
Seagate ST3500641AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 54.99 9.09
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 110.33 9.06
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 36.00 8.89
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 57.44 8.70
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 114.99 8.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 114.99 8.70
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 18.50 8.65
Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 0A33423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 29.00 8.62
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 58.00 8.62
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 87.40 8.58
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35415 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 58.55 8.54
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 88.00 8.52
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 58.68 8.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 75.50 8.48
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 118.00 8.47
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 59.98 8.34
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 179.95 8.34
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 38.50 8.31
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 241.45 8.28
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 61.01 8.20
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 123.08 8.12
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 79.00 8.10
Western Digital RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 50.00 8.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 20.00 8.00
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 32.00 7.81
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 64.50 7.75
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 64.99 7.69
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 100.00 7.50
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5003AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 66.85 7.48
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000CSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 66.99 7.46
Samsung HD254GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 34.25 7.30
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 68.51 7.30
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 2 69.00 7.25
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 69.00 7.25
Seagate SV35.3 ST3500320SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 69.98 7.14
Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 7Y250M0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 35.00 7.14
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 35.01 7.14
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 45.00 7.11
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 142.03 7.04
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 143.75 6.96
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 108.00 6.94
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 72.00 6.94
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L300S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 300 43.25 6.94
Western Digital Re WD5003ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 73.24 6.83
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 37.00 6.76
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 74.00 6.76
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 95.00 6.74
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 37.56 6.66
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 75.15 6.65
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 48.40 6.61
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 37.95 6.59
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 76.05 6.57
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 38.25 6.54
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 38.45 6.50
Seagate SV35.5 ST3500410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 77.50 6.45
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 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 AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 39.99 6.25
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 159.99 6.25
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 80.00 6.25
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 80.40 6.22
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 97.98 6.12
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 53.00 6.04
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 83.13 6.01
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 54.00 5.93
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 67.99 5.88
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 128.00 5.86
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 54.99 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 ST315005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 262.60 5.71
Seagate NL35 250 ST3250823NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 44.01 5.68
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 44.95 5.56
Seagate ST3500631NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 90.00 5.56
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 135.00 5.56
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 90.37 5.53
Maxtor 7Y250MO SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 45.40 5.51
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L250S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 250 45.93 5.44
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 138.00 5.43
Seagate ST3400320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 400 75.00 5.33
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 47.01 5.32
HP PV943UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 95.00 5.26
Western Digital WD AV-GP WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 96.00 5.21
Western Digital Caviar SE WD3000JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 59.00 5.08
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 49.31 5.07
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10000LSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 3 199.00 5.03
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 100.00 5.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 HDS722525VLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 50.01 5.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 33.95 4.71
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 34.50 4.64
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3250312CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 54.19 4.61
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD4500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 450 5 98.77 4.56
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35399 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 54.99 4.55
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 35.38 4.52
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 225.00 4.44
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 58.00 4.31
Western Digital Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 59.99 4.17
Western Digital WD5002AAEX-00Z3A0 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 500 120.00 4.17
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 73.00 4.11
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160316CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 39.00 4.10
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
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 249.99 4.00
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 80.00 4.00
Maxtor DiamondMax 21 STM3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 125.00 4.00
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 62.95 3.97
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 125.99 3.97
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 189.95 3.95
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 254.95 3.92
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 255.00 3.92
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 64.99 3.85
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 198.95 3.77
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD7500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 199.00 3.77
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3160813AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 42.65 3.75
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 67.10 3.73
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1600HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 160 45.00 3.56
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 46.00 3.48
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2000JS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 200 3 59.00 3.39
HP 411276-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 74.00 3.38
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 49.25 3.25
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 93.00 3.23
HP Entry 458947-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 49.61 3.23
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 77.91 3.21
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 80.00 3.13
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 99.45 3.02
HP Entry 571232-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 91.50 2.73
Lenovo 41N3015 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 92.57 2.70
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 60.51 2.64
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 200.00 2.50
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD400LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 400 164.50 2.43
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 103.99 2.40
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 160 3 66.83 2.39
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD403LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 175.00 2.29
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
IBM 39M4558 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 245.00 2.04
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
IBM 39M4526 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 130.00 1.92
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 250 138.58 1.80
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
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
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
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX3200ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 199.00 1.61
HP PV944A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 110.00 1.45
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
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 5 147.00 1.02
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 73.99 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 101.05 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-12-20 $229.95 +148.98
2014-12-18 $80.97 +9.02
2014-12-03 $71.95 -158.00
2014-11-01 $229.95 +69.96
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

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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