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 62.95 47.66
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 59.00 33.90
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 60.00 33.33
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 120.00 33.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 94.15 31.86
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 94.99 31.58
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.99 30.77
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 65.00 30.77
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 65.00 30.77
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 99.99 30.00
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 69.99 28.58
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.99 28.57
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 139.99 28.57
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 105.00 28.57
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.92 27.29
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 110.99 27.03
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 114.00 26.32
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.00 26.32
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 155.45 25.73
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 77.99 25.64
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 157.33 25.42
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 159.45 25.09
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.77 25.07
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 60.00 25.00
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 162.99 24.54
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 40.94 24.43
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 41.00 24.39
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 82.45 24.26
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 41.90 23.87
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 84.41 23.69
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 169.99 23.53
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
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 43.00 23.26
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 130.00 23.08
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 33.03 22.71
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 66.25 22.64
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 135.00 22.22
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 90.00 22.22
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 90.24 22.16
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 92.99 21.51
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 46.53 21.49
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 189.99 21.05
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 191.06 20.94
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.99 20.84
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 95.99 20.84
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 48.00 20.83
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 24.30 20.58
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 49.00 20.41
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 98.00 20.41
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 49.22 20.32
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 73.99 20.27
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 98.95 20.21
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 99.99 20.00
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 75.00 20.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 50.49 19.81
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 102.48 19.52
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 208.68 19.17
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 52.59 19.02
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 52.60 19.01
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 160.00 18.75
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 108.00 18.52
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 162.99 18.41
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 219.00 18.26
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 165.00 18.18
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD103SI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 55.00 18.18
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 55.00 18.18
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 55.00 18.18
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 223.79 17.87
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 224.49 17.82
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 56.49 17.70
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 170.00 17.65
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 227.00 17.62
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 58.49 17.10
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 118.59 16.86
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.99 16.67
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 59.99 16.67
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 59.99 16.67
Western Digital Black WD4001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 240.00 16.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 180.00 16.67
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 30.00 16.67
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 180.50 16.62
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 185.00 16.22
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 123.50 16.19
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3320311CS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 8 320 3 19.80 16.16
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 155.00 16.13
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 93.00 16.13
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 62.10 16.10
Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 31.11 16.07
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 249.99 16.00
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 126.00 15.87
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 94.99 15.79
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 65.00 15.38
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 195.86 15.32
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 98.15 15.28
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 133.00 15.04
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 133.00 15.04
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 134.77 14.84
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 135.24 14.79
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 17.19 14.54
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 137.99 14.49
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 69.75 14.34
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 69.99 14.29
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 140.00 14.29
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 320 3 22.50 14.22
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 45.95 13.93
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 147.57 13.55
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 37.00 13.51
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 37.00 13.51
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 150.00 13.33
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 24.30 13.17
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 18.99 13.16
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 152.09 13.15
Seagate DB35 7200.3 ST3320820SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 24.95 12.83
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 77.98 12.82
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 156.99 12.74
Western Digital WD5000AVVS-63M8B0 SATA 5400 8 500 39.44 12.68
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 159.00 12.58
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 80.00 12.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 120.00 12.50
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 241.45 12.42
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 40.29 12.41
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.98 12.35
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 164.00 12.20
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 82.50 12.12
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 26.43 12.11
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 62.00 12.10
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 41.53 12.04
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 42.10 11.88
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 84.60 11.82
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 85.00 11.76
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 85.78 11.66
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 86.99 11.50
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 65.33 11.48
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 RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 21.94 11.39
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 131.69 11.39
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 88.00 11.36
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 44.20 11.31
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 177.98 11.24
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 89.10 11.22
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 45.00 11.11
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 183.00 10.93
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 92.99 10.75
Samsung HD254GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 23.25 10.75
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 69.99 10.72
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 93.71 10.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 23.45 10.66
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1501FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 5 143.00 10.49
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 96.00 10.42
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35415 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 48.55 10.30
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 49.95 10.01
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000CSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 49.99 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 102.50 9.76
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 102.85 9.72
Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 7H500F0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 52.99 9.44
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 26.79 9.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 88.00 9.19
Western Digital AV WD3200AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 3 34.99 9.15
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 109.60 9.12
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 2 54.99 9.09
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 83.00 9.04
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 112.00 8.93
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 112.00 8.93
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 5 168.00 8.93
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 113.00 8.85
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 28.49 8.78
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 86.00 8.72
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 18.45 8.67
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 57.75 8.66
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 115.95 8.62
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 57.99 8.62
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 87.00 8.62
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 58.00 8.62
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 88.00 8.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 75.50 8.48
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 59.00 8.47
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 18.90 8.47
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 89.00 8.43
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 59.99 8.33
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 39.00 8.21
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 39.00 8.21
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 246.51 8.11
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L250S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 250 31.00 8.06
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 WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 252.00 7.94
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 31.55 7.92
Seagate NL35 250 ST3250823NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 32.00 7.81
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 32.00 7.81
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 64.50 7.75
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 129.13 7.74
Seagate SV35.3 ST3500320SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 65.00 7.69
Western Digital AV WD1600AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 20.95 7.64
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 66.00 7.58
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 85.00 7.53
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 640 5 85.00 7.53
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 33.50 7.46
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5003AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 67.98 7.36
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 34.25 7.30
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 103.00 7.28
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 22.00 7.27
Western Digital Re WD5003ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 69.00 7.25
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 44.40 7.21
Hitachi CinemaStar HCS721050CLA382 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 69.50 7.19
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 69.80 7.16
HP GE262UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 139.71 7.16
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 3 69.98 7.14
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 71.10 7.03
Seagate ST3500641AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 71.21 7.02
Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 HDS722525VLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 36.00 6.94
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 108.00 6.94
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 147.37 6.79
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 147.45 6.78
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 94.50 6.77
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 74.00 6.76
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 74.22 6.74
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 149.95 6.67
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 75.00 6.67
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 98.00 6.53
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 115.00 6.52
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 61.45 6.51
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 77.37 6.46
Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD251HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 38.75 6.45
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 38.99 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
HP Midline 458941-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 79.99 6.25
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 40.00 6.25
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 51.99 6.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 121.98 6.15
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L300S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 300 49.25 6.09
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 84.00 5.95
Seagate SV35.5 ST3500410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 84.00 5.95
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 54.95 5.82
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 87.99 5.68
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 88.45 5.65
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3250820NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 44.95 5.56
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 29.09 5.50
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 46.50 5.38
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 46.89 5.33
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35399 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 46.99 5.32
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 48.00 5.21
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 100.00 5.00
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 157.13 4.77
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 209.99 4.76
Western Digital RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 84.10 4.76
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 212.06 4.72
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 54.02 4.63
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 108.75 4.60
HP Entry 571232-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 55.13 4.53
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 35.50 4.51
Samsung SpinPoint P Series HD160JJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 37.00 4.32
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 138.99 4.32
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 69.99 4.29
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 59.71 4.19
Western Digital Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 59.99 4.17
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
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD4000KD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 99.90 4.00
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 74.99 4.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 320 79.99 4.00
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 HDE721050SLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 127.65 3.92
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 128.00 3.91
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 133.00 3.76
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 68.15 3.67
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 140.00 3.57
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 150 42.20 3.55
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 72.61 3.44
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 88.98 3.37
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 75.50 3.31
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 49.25 3.25
HP Entry 458947-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 49.61 3.23
HP 411276-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 84.50 2.96
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 114.45 2.80
Western Digital WD AV-GP WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 180.00 2.78
Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 7Y250M0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 92.42 2.71
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3320620NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 120.00 2.67
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD403LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 151.76 2.64
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 94.89 2.63
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 64.22 2.49
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 129.99 2.46
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 103.99 2.40
Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 0A33423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 114.99 2.17
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160316CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 74.13 2.16
Western Digital RE3 WD3202ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 5 151.94 2.11
IBM 39M4558 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 245.00 2.04
HP PY278AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 136.28 1.83
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 0A39261 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 3 87.69 1.82
Cisco R200-D250GCSATA SATA 7200 250 141.21 1.77
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
Maxtor 7Y250MO SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 149.99 1.67
IBM 39M4526 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 157.50 1.59
Western Digital Caviar RE WD1600YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 160 119.95 1.33
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
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3160813AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 149.95 1.07
HP PV944A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 152.76 1.05
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 74.00 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 90.84 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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