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 69.95 42.89
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 69.99 35.72
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 56.60 35.34
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 89.49 33.52
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 61.25 32.65
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.49 32.01
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 97.17 30.87
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 97.99 30.62
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 99.95 30.02
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 134.50 29.74
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 67.99 29.42
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 101.99 29.41
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 69.95 28.59
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 143.00 27.97
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 72.00 27.78
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 72.51 27.58
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 113.99 26.32
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 114.00 26.32
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 76.00 26.32
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 77.50 25.81
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 77.99 25.64
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 118.00 25.42
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 79.00 25.32
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
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 79.41 25.19
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 159.99 25.00
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 40.50 24.69
Seagate STBD6000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 6000 243.98 24.59
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 162.99 24.54
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 122.40 24.51
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 123.66 24.26
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 164.99 24.24
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 82.62 24.21
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 41.50 24.10
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 83.84 23.85
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 168.00 23.81
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 42.50 23.53
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 43.01 23.25
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 65.01 23.07
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 89.00 22.47
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 135.00 22.22
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 90.00 22.22
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 45.40 22.03
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.50 21.98
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 69.40 21.61
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.79 20.88
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 48.00 20.83
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 48.42 20.65
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 195.94 20.41
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 48.99 20.41
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 196.26 20.38
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD103SI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.95 20.02
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 37.50 20.00
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 200.00 20.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 76.50 19.61
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 205.47 19.47
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 52.25 19.14
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 210.00 19.05
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 78.99 18.99
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 53.98 18.53
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 162.99 18.41
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 54.50 18.35
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 218.25 18.33
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 82.00 18.29
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 109.99 18.18
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 110.00 18.18
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 222.59 17.97
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 84.30 17.79
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 227.45 17.59
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 56.95 17.56
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 57.45 17.41
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 115.00 17.39
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 173.28 17.31
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 58.36 17.14
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 233.99 17.09
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 59.00 16.95
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.91 16.82
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 119.00 16.81
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 59.95 16.68
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 29.98 16.68
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.99 16.67
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 60.00 16.67
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 60.23 16.60
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 181.45 16.53
Western Digital Black WD4001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 245.15 16.32
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 61.50 16.26
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 61.99 16.13
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.99 16.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 126.57 15.80
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 189.99 15.79
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 190.00 15.79
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 31.98 15.63
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 64.00 15.63
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 98.00 15.31
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 196.95 15.23
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 131.56 15.20
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 65.96 15.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 66.00 15.15
Western Digital AV-GP WD7500AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 49.98 15.01
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 49.99 15.00
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 135.50 14.76
Seagate SV35.3 ST3500320SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 33.98 14.71
Seagate SV35.5 ST3500410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 33.98 14.71
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.20 14.66
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 52.00 14.42
Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 34.90 14.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 44.95 14.24
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 143.40 13.95
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 56.00 13.39
Western Digital WD5000AVVS-63M8B0 SATA 5400 8 500 37.38 13.38
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 74.99 13.34
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 149.99 13.33
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 150.00 13.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 61.00 13.26
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 113.38 13.23
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 75.88 13.18
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 37.98 13.16
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 19.00 13.16
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 154.51 12.94
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 49.50 12.93
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 77.45 12.91
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 155.00 12.90
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 79.01 12.66
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 159.13 12.57
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 19.93 12.54
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 39.87 12.54
Hitachi CinemaStar HCS721050CLA382 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 39.93 12.52
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 79.98 12.50
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 60.01 12.50
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.56 12.41
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 40.50 12.35
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 164.99 12.12
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 41.41 12.07
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 82.99 12.05
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 170.00 11.76
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 85.55 11.69
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 43.01 11.63
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 65.00 11.54
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 65.00 11.54
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 WD3200AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 320 3 28.05 11.41
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 44.01 11.36
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 45.00 11.11
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 45.28 11.04
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 45.75 10.93
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 2 45.75 10.93
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 29.50 10.85
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 ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 47.00 10.64
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 96.50 10.36
Western Digital Caviar RE WD3200YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 31.00 10.32
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 48.98 10.21
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 197.30 10.14
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 15.80 10.13
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 99.00 10.10
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 198.74 10.06
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 15.95 10.03
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 49.95 10.01
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 49.98 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 102.00 9.80
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 206.44 9.69
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 52.99 9.44
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 5 159.00 9.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 34.50 9.28
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 34.50 9.28
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 54.97 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 RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 44.00 9.09
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 112.00 8.93
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 56.80 8.80
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 28.48 8.78
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 86.50 8.67
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 18.50 8.65
Samsung HD254GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 29.00 8.62
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
Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 0A33423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 29.45 8.49
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 61.01 8.20
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 RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 62.49 8.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 250.00 8.00
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 125.00 8.00
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 125.50 7.97
HP GE262UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 126.60 7.90
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 31.98 7.82
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 31.98 7.82
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 96.69 7.76
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 83.00 7.71
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 3 64.98 7.69
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 42.00 7.62
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 66.00 7.58
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 33.00 7.58
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 133.56 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 67.79 7.38
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 68.00 7.35
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 68.51 7.30
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 88.00 7.27
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 34.50 7.25
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 44.40 7.21
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 140.00 7.14
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 70.00 7.14
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 35.52 7.04
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 35.98 6.95
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
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
Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 7Y250M0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 37.45 6.68
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 75.15 6.65
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 75.91 6.59
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 38.01 6.58
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 38.25 6.54
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 48.99 6.53
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 61.45 6.51
Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD251HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 38.75 6.45
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
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 39.95 6.26
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 39.95 6.26
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L250S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 250 39.98 6.25
HP Midline 458941-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 79.99 6.25
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 81.99 6.10
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 164.00 6.10
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 53.00 6.04
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 128.00 5.86
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 55.00 5.82
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3320620NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 55.25 5.79
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 130.00 5.77
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
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 44.01 5.68
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3250820NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 44.95 5.56
Maxtor 7Y250MO SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 45.40 5.51
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 109.00 5.50
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 137.29 5.46
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 91.70 5.45
Seagate ST3400320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 400 75.00 5.33
HP PV943UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 95.00 5.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 143.13 5.24
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 97.00 5.15
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
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10000LSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 3 199.00 5.03
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 199.95 5.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 HDS722525VLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 50.01 5.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 33.00 4.85
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 209.00 4.78
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 210.00 4.76
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 34.50 4.64
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 54.00 4.63
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
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 55.00 4.55
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 224.00 4.46
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 68.01 4.41
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3250312CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 56.87 4.40
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 58.00 4.31
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 70.01 4.29
Western Digital Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 59.99 4.17
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
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 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
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 64.50 3.88
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1600HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 160 41.99 3.81
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 3 198.96 3.77
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3160813AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 42.65 3.75
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD403LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 107.00 3.74
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 70.01 3.57
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 46.00 3.48
HP 411276-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 74.00 3.38
HP Entry 458947-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 49.61 3.23
Samsung SpinPoint P Series HD160JJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 49.95 3.20
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160316CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 50.00 3.20
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 48.00 3.13
HP Raptor EW222UT SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 160 51.99 3.08
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 86.70 2.88
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 89.24 2.80
Western Digital WD AV-GP WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 180.00 2.78
Western Digital WD5002AAEX-00Z3A0 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 500 185.00 2.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 118.43 2.70
Lenovo 41N3015 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 92.58 2.70
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 59.51 2.69
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 60.51 2.64
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 97.00 2.58
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 200.00 2.50
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 160 3 64.99 2.46
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 RE3 WD3202ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 5 144.82 2.21
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3250312AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 115.00 2.17
IBM 39M4558 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 245.00 2.04
HP PY278AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 123.53 2.02
HP PV944UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 80.00 2.00
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 250 137.26 1.82
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 0A39261 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 3 89.49 1.79
Western Digital Caviar RE WD1600YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 160 89.67 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
IBM 39M4526 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 165.00 1.52
HP PV944A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 110.00 1.45
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 5 229.95 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 101.99 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 79.00 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

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
2014-12-03 $71.95 -158.00
2014-11-01 $229.95 +69.96

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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