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 Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 101.97 29.42
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 143.99 27.78
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.98 27.28
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 109.99 27.28
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 111.50 26.91
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 154.99 25.81
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 78.65 25.43
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.35 25.20
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 121.99 24.59
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 81.49 24.54
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 81.69 24.48
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 81.99 24.39
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 82.00 24.39
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 123.99 24.20
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 124.41 24.11
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 168.98 23.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 127.48 23.53
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 129.99 23.08
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 174.99 22.86
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 174.99 22.86
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 87.92 22.75
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 131.98 22.73
Western Digital AV-GP WD40EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 179.04 22.34
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 89.99 22.22
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 90.99 21.98
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 91.50 21.86
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.84 21.82
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 184.00 21.74
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 185.15 21.60
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 ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 47.01 21.27
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 94.99 21.05
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 94.99 21.05
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 142.99 20.98
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 95.99 20.84
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 144.16 20.81
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 48.99 20.41
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 98.94 20.21
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 98.97 20.21
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 75.00 20.00
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.40 19.84
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
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 159.99 18.75
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 107.55 18.60
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 54.00 18.52
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
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 56.28 17.77
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 175.00 17.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 89.73 16.72
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 119.89 16.68
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK1002TSKB 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 Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 183.99 16.31
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 46.01 16.30
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 92.45 16.22
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 61.78 16.19
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 62.00 16.13
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 187.68 15.98
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 187.84 15.97
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 189.99 15.79
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.00 15.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 64.99 15.39
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 64.99 15.39
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 130.00 15.38
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 130.00 15.38
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 65.04 15.38
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 98.00 15.31
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 65.45 15.28
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 99.00 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 99.00 15.15
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.99 15.04
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 66.57 15.02
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 66.57 15.02
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 67.99 14.71
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 136.00 14.71
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 103.00 14.56
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 105.00 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 70.01 14.28
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 144.99 13.79
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 74.00 13.51
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 74.00 13.51
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 74.00 13.51
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 74.49 13.42
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 74.49 13.42
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 74.75 13.38
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 76.02 13.15
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 62.00 13.05
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 154.99 12.90
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 79.42 12.59
Western Digital WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 159.99 12.50
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.00 12.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 160.00 12.50
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 52.00 12.31
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 165.00 12.12
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 5 124.99 12.00
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 83.40 11.99
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 41.93 11.92
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 167.85 11.92
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 170.00 11.76
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 172.00 11.63
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 HDE721050SLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 43.15 11.59
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 64.99 11.54
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 88.00 11.36
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 44.01 11.36
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 67.02 11.19
Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 44.95 11.12
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 44.95 11.12
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 89.99 11.11
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 45.45 11.00
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 69.01 10.87
Western Digital AV WD3200AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 3 29.99 10.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 320 3 29.99 10.67
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 94.00 10.64
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 94.00 10.64
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 190.00 10.53
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 47.95 10.43
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 48.26 10.36
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 48.45 10.32
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 2 49.22 10.16
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 98.60 10.14
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 49.99 10.00
Seagate ST3500641AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 49.99 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 76.00 9.87
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 79.00 9.49
Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 7H500F0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 53.00 9.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 54.01 9.26
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 54.42 9.19
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 54.56 9.16
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3320311CS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 8 320 3 34.95 9.16
Western Digital RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 43.75 9.14
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 2 54.75 9.13
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 56.01 8.93
Western Digital RE3 WD3202ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 5 37.00 8.65
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 58.24 8.59
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 88.25 8.50
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 117.75 8.49
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 75.50 8.48
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 119.09 8.40
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 29.95 8.35
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 3 59.98 8.34
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 60.00 8.33
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 60.75 8.23
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 78.00 8.21
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 39.95 8.01
G-TECH 0G00149 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 1000 3 125.46 7.97
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 63.00 7.94
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 65.00 7.69
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 98.00 7.65
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 32.95 7.59
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 32.98 7.58
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5003AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 67.24 7.44
Hitachi CinemaStar HCS721050CLA382 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 67.93 7.36
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 SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 138.00 7.25
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 140.00 7.14
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 70.00 7.14
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 35.01 7.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 44.99 7.11
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 45.00 7.11
Samsung HD254GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 35.50 7.04
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD251HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 35.75 6.99
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 109.00 6.88
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 36.95 6.77
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 36.95 6.77
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 74.71 6.69
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 149.99 6.67
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 75.00 6.67
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 75.00 6.67
Western Digital WD5000AVVS-63M8B0 SATA 5400 8 500 75.50 6.62
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 24.45 6.54
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 49.26 6.50
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 78.00 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
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 79.00 6.33
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 39.99 6.25
Western Digital Re WD5003ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 79.99 6.25
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 80.00 6.25
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 25.65 6.24
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 161.29 6.20
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 80.99 6.17
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 40.75 6.13
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L300S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 300 48.95 6.13
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 52.25 6.12
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 168.00 5.95
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 85.00 5.88
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 55.00 5.82
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 86.00 5.81
HP Midline 458941-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 86.01 5.81
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3320620NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 55.25 5.79
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 44.00 5.68
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 44.01 5.68
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 88.95 5.62
Seagate ST3500631NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 90.00 5.56
Maxtor 7Y250MO SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 45.40 5.51
Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 0A33423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 45.50 5.49
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 29.50 5.42
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
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 92.67 5.40
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 29.99 5.34
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 188.01 5.32
Seagate NL35 250 ST3250823NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 48.01 5.21
Seagate Constellation ES ST500NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 99.00 5.05
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 79.50 5.03
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 50.00 5.00
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 50.00 5.00
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 50.68 4.93
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX3200ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 68.79 4.65
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L250S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 250 54.93 4.55
Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 HDS722525VLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 55.00 4.55
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 56.10 4.46
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 173.50 4.32
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3250312CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 57.99 4.31
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 75.00 4.27
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 71.01 4.22
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 60.00 4.17
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 122.49 4.08
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 39.55 4.05
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD4000KD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 99.95 4.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 320 79.99 4.00
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 40.00 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 Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 189.95 3.95
Western Digital Caviar RE WD3200YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 85.00 3.76
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 89.00 3.60
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1600HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 160 45.00 3.56
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 169.99 3.53
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 85.95 3.49
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3160813AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 46.95 3.41
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2000JS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 200 3 59.00 3.39
Western Digital AV WD1600AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 47.75 3.35
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 74.75 3.34
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 89.98 3.33
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 75.00 3.33
Western Digital Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 75.26 3.32
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD4500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 450 5 139.00 3.24
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 77.50 3.23
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 50.00 3.20
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160316CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 50.00 3.20
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 82.00 3.05
HP 411276-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 85.00 2.94
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 87.24 2.87
HP Entry 571232-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 89.25 2.80
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 59.51 2.69
Lenovo 41N3015 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 94.37 2.65
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 63.78 2.51
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 99.99 2.50
HP Entry 458947-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 65.00 2.46
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 65.00 2.46
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD400LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 400 164.50 2.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160215AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 3 69.00 2.32
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD403LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 175.00 2.29
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 109.95 2.27
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3250312AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 115.00 2.17
Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 7Y250M0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 120.00 2.08
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
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35399 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 129.95 1.92
Cisco R200-D250GCSATA SATA 7200 250 132.34 1.89
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
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
HP PY277AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 95.00 1.68
IBM 39M4526 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 150.00 1.67
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 169.36 1.48
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
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 5 159.99 0.94
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 168.00 0.89
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 77.99 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 114.67 0.00
Seagate ST4000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4TB+8GB NAND Flash 189.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

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
2014-05-22 $124.99 -24.00
2014-05-20 $148.99 +24.00
2014-05-15 $124.99 +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

Western Digital WD1500HLHX Reviews & Benchmarks

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

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Silent PC Review - WD VelociRaptor: A Triple Crown - June 11, 2008
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