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
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 65.00 30.77
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 134.95 29.64
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 69.00 28.99
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 104.42 28.73
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 107.00 28.04
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 107.99 27.78
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 55.00 27.27
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 74.49 26.85
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 77.09 25.94
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 118.00 25.42
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 119.61 25.08
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 80.38 24.88
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 81.99 24.39
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 82.99 24.10
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 Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 84.00 23.81
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 42.00 23.81
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 42.31 23.64
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 84.99 23.53
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 85.00 23.53
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 128.99 23.26
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 131.09 22.89
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 88.45 22.61
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.00 22.22
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 92.45 21.63
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 116.00 21.55
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 139.99 21.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 71.00 21.13
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 94.99 21.05
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 95.00 21.05
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 142.89 21.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 142.99 20.98
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 48.00 20.83
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 96.16 20.80
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 145.00 20.69
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 145.08 20.68
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 49.00 20.41
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 99.00 20.20
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 49.99 20.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 2 127.50 19.61
Toshiba DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 53.25 18.78
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 79.99 18.75
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 54.00 18.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 109.19 18.32
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 41.00 18.29
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 82.40 18.20
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 54.99 18.19
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 82.50 18.18
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 56.22 17.79
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 42.50 17.65
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 57.24 17.47
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 57.99 17.24
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 58.00 17.24
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 117.09 17.08
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.00 16.95
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.00 16.95
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 119.68 16.71
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 59.95 16.68
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 60.00 16.67
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 60.81 16.44
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 61.01 16.39
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 92.39 16.24
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 62.00 16.13
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 94.00 15.96
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.00 15.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 129.00 15.50
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 65.29 15.32
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 65.52 15.26
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 131.20 15.24
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.00 15.15
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 AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 99.39 15.09
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 66.35 15.07
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 69.95 14.30
Seagate Pipeline HD ST1000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 1000 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 139.99 14.29
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 139.99 14.29
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 105.00 14.29
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 141.50 14.13
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 144.99 13.79
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 145.25 13.77
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 54.50 13.76
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 62.00 13.05
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 38.50 12.99
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 77.33 12.93
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 49.95 12.81
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 78.40 12.76
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.00 12.50
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.01 12.50
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 HDE721050SLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 40.36 12.39
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 40.75 12.27
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 41.01 12.19
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 41.25 12.12
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 41.45 12.06
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 41.50 12.05
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 83.85 11.93
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 86.00 11.63
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 64.99 11.54
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 86.74 11.53
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 44.01 11.36
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 88.99 11.24
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 Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 45.00 11.11
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 45.95 10.88
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 69.01 10.87
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 59.01 10.85
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 46.46 10.76
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 92.99 10.75
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 95.00 10.53
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 24.60 10.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 74.00 10.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 102.00 9.80
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 77.23 9.71
Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 7H500F0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 53.00 9.43
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 108.00 9.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 54.01 9.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 2 54.24 9.22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 109.00 9.17
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
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 55.00 9.09
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 84.00 8.93
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 56.57 8.84
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 73.00 8.77
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 114.99 8.70
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 115.00 8.70
Seagate ST3500641AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 57.99 8.62
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 58.63 8.53
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 3 59.77 8.37
Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 0A33423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 29.95 8.35
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 120.00 8.33
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 60.00 8.33
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 60.00 8.33
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 60.00 8.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 91.00 8.24
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 39.00 8.21
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 19.50 8.21
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 124.03 8.06
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 125.25 7.98
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 64.01 7.81
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 20.50 7.80
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 98.00 7.65
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 32.95 7.59
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 32.95 7.59
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 42.44 7.54
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 33.40 7.49
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
Samsung HD254GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 34.25 7.30
Hitachi Deskstar 7K400 H3400B72S SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 55.00 7.27
Hitachi Deskstar 7K400 HDS724040KLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 55.00 7.27
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 69.45 7.20
Hitachi CinemaStar HCS721050CLA382 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 69.50 7.19
Western Digital RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 56.00 7.14
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 140.00 7.14
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 45.00 7.11
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 71.10 7.03
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
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 36.00 6.94
G-TECH 0G00149 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 1000 3 146.86 6.81
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 36.99 6.76
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 148.00 6.76
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 74.71 6.69
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 Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 50.00 6.40
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 39.20 6.38
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 118.00 6.36
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 78.95 6.33
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 39.50 6.33
Western Digital Re WD5003ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 79.44 6.29
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 80.00 6.25
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 80.99 6.17
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L300S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 300 48.95 6.13
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 82.79 6.04
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 53.99 5.93
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 27.00 5.93
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 42.25 5.92
HP Midline 458941-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 84.99 5.88
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 128.00 5.86
Western Digital AV WD3200AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 3 54.75 5.84
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
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 87.13 5.74
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 69.95 5.72
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 44.01 5.68
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 88.31 5.66
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
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 29.49 5.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 118.00 5.42
HP PV943UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 92.50 5.41
Seagate NL35 250 ST3250823NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 48.01 5.21
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 98.00 5.10
Western Digital Caviar SE WD3000JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 59.00 5.08
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 105.47 4.74
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 ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 56.01 4.46
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 56.10 4.46
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 74.00 4.32
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 57.95 4.31
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3250312CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 57.99 4.31
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 139.99 4.29
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 58.75 4.26
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 60.00 4.17
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 60.69 4.12
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 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
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 125.99 3.97
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 42.95 3.73
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 82.01 3.66
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1600HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 160 45.00 3.56
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 45.00 3.56
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 85.95 3.49
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 Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 74.13 3.37
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 74.50 3.36
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 47.96 3.34
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 89.99 3.33
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 75.00 3.33
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
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX3200ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 108.99 2.94
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 55.00 2.91
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 87.24 2.87
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 89.00 2.81
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 89.75 2.79
HP Entry 571232-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 91.50 2.73
Lenovo 41N3015 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 92.76 2.70
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 60.51 2.64
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 160 3 61.83 2.59
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 64.99 2.46
Western Digital RE3 WD3202ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 5 132.83 2.41
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 134.86 2.37
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3250312AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 115.00 2.17
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
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 150 79.99 1.88
Cisco R200-D250GCSATA SATA 7200 250 138.07 1.81
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 Pipeline HD ST3160310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 92.50 1.73
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 145.00 1.72
HP PY277AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 95.00 1.68
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 95.00 1.58
HP PV944A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 110.00 1.45
Western Digital Raptor X WD1500AHFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 150 114.00 1.32
HP Raptor EW222UT SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 160 125.00 1.28
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 150 5 124.99 1.20
Hitachi P7K500 HCP725016GLA380 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 149.00 1.07
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 77.24 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 109.21 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

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
2014-06-13 $124.99 +4.99
2014-06-13 $120.00 -5.00
2014-06-13 $125.00 -23.00
2014-06-12 $148.00 +23.01
2014-06-03 $124.99 -24.00
2014-05-24 $148.99 +24.00

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

Western Digital WD1500HLHX Reviews & Benchmarks

Phoronix - Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLHX - Jan. 7, 2014

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Benchmark Reviews - WD VelociRaptor Hard Drive - July 27, 2009
Silent PC Review - WD VelociRaptor: A Triple Crown - June 11, 2008
Hot Hardware - Western Digital Velociraptor 300GB SATA HD - April 21, 2008

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