Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT (640 GB)

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Item 3971: Western Digital Scorpio Blue 640 GB WD6400BPVT
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyScorpio Blue
Size640 GB
Cache8 MB
Form Factor2.5"
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 year
WD6400BPVT Reviews1

The original

WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD’s original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives.

NoTouch™ ramp load technology

The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.

Upgrading your drive is easy

Acronis® True Image™ WD Edition Software, available as a free download on the WD Support site, enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive. (wdc.com)

Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT 8 640 3 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity640,135 MB
User Sectors Per Drive1,250,263,728
Capacity640 GB
Read Seek Time12.0 ms
Rotational Speed5,400 RPM (nominal)
Average Latency5.50 ms (nominal)
Track-To-Track Seek Time2.0 ms (average)
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)3 Gb/s (Max)
Buffer Size8 MB
Standby0.25 Watts
Read/Write2.50 Watts
Sleep0.10 Watts
Idle0.85 Watts
Seek Mode 026 dBA (average)
Idle Mode24 dBA (average)

External links

Western Digital WD6400BPVT Reviews & Benchmarks

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Legit Reviews - WD Scorpio Blue 1TB Notebook Hard Drive Review - Aug. 17, 2011
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Tom's Hardware - WD Brings 250 GB HDDs to Notebooks - June 4, 2007
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Silent PC Review - Western Digital Scorpio: Another Quiet Notebook Drive - July 3, 2006

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