Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ (1000 GB)

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Item 8440: Western Digital VelociRaptor 1 TB WD1000DHTZ
BrandWestern Digital
Size1000 GB
Cache64 MB
Form Factor3.5"
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty5 year
WD1000DHTZ Reviews10 (avg: 4.0/5)
Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ 64 1000 5 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity1 TB
User Sectors Per Drive1,953,525,169
Rotational Speed10,000 RPM (nominal)
Buffer Size64 MB
Load/unload Cycles600,000 minimum
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)6 Gb/s (Max)
Read/Write5.10 Watts
Idle4.20 Watts
Standby1.10 Watts
Sleep1.10 Watts
Idle Mode30 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 037 dBA (average)
Height26.1 mm
Depth147 mm
Width101.6 mm
Weight0.50 kg

External links

Western Digital WD1000DHTZ Reviews & Benchmarks

Tech ARP - Western Digital VelociRaptors Vs. Solid State Drives Rev. 2.0 - Aug. 21, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ Review - Aug. 2, 2012
Silent PC Review - WD VelociRaptor 1TB and Scorpio Blue 500GB - June 10, 2012
Bjorn3D - Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB Hard Drive (8/10) Bronze Bear Award - May 4, 2012
TechwareLabs - TechwareLabs reviews the new WD Velociraptor (WD1000DHTZ) Awesome Hardware - April 24, 2012
Legit Reviews - Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB Hard Drive Review - April 16, 2012
Hot Hardware - WD VelociRaptor 1TB 10K RPM SATA III Hard Drive Recommended - April 16, 2012

Other Western Digital VelociRaptor Reviews & Benchmarks

Techgage - Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB - May 24, 2010
Legit Reviews - WD VelociRaptor 600GB SATA 6Gbps Hard Drive Review - April 6, 2010
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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