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Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive

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Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD
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WD1500ADFD
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Hard disk drives are today\'s fastest permanent storage media and have a large capacity. For this two reasons they are the most used storage medium in computers and servers. When buying a new hard disk, there are three important things to consider:\
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- The connection of the disk to the computer or other device you will be using it with has a big influence on the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk. Make sure the connection of the disk you buy is compatible with your computer!\
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- The rotational speed is also important for the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk and determines the time it takes to find a file on the disk.\
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- Last but not least, the storage capacity of the disk, i.e. the amount of data that can be stored on the disk.
internal hard drives
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Long product name Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive :
The short editorial description of Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive

Raptor 150GB Serial ATA, 10000 RPM HDD
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Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive

The official marketing text of Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive as supplied by the manufacturer
WD Raptor drives are the fastest SATA drives on the planet, matching SCSI reliability and performance at a lower cost.
Built for speed! WD Raptor is a unique class of hard drives that matches SCSI reliability and performance while providing simplified connectivity - all at a lower cost than Parallel SCSI drives. WD Raptor maintains the high standards, while lowering the cost of enterprise data storage.

Ideal for:
- Servers and NAS/SAN systems.
- The drive of choice for high-performance workstation and gaming systems.

How this WD hard drive protects your data:
Data Lifeguard™ is an exclusive set of data protection features: shock protection, an environmental protection system and real-time embedded error detection and repair. WD's Data Lifeguard technology automatically finds, isolates, and repairs problems that may develop from extended use of a hard drive.

Data Lifeguard Tools™ are software utilities designed for WD hard drives. They work with embedded Data Lifeguard features to make hard drive installation, diagnostics and repair simple and worry-free. (Download Data Lifeguard Tools)

Shock Guard™ instantly protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it's running. It gives WD Caviar drives industry-leading shock protection.
Short summary description Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive:
This short summary of the Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD, 150 GB, Serial ATA, 10000 RPM, 16 MB, 5.9 ms, 4.5 ms
Long summary description Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive :

Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD. Hard drive capacity: 150 GB, Hard drive interface: Serial ATA, Hard drive speed: 10000 RPM. Width: 4" (101.6 mm), Height: 1.03" (26.1 mm), Depth: 5.79" (147 mm). Hard disk transfer rate: 150 Mbit/s, Dimensions (WxDxH): 4 x 5.79 x 1.03" (101.6 x 147 x 26.1 mm)

This is an auto-generated long summary of Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD 150GB Serial ATA hard disk drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
150 GB
Hard drive interface *
The way that a hard disk drive (HDD) is connected to the rest of the computer through a 'bus' such as ATA or SCSI.
Serial ATA
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
10000 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
16 MB
Write seek
5.9 ms
Read seek
4.5 ms
Track to track seek time (read/write)
0.6 ms
Hard disk number of heads
4
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 55°C
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Weight & dimensions
Width
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
4" (101,6 mm)
Height
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
1,03" (26,1 mm)
Depth
The distance from the front to the back of something.
5,79" (147 mm)
Weight
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
25,7 oz (730 g)
Other features
Hard disk transfer rate
The internal hard disk transfer rate refers to the actual speed that the drive can read bits from the surface of the platter, or write bits to the surface of the platter.
150 Mbit/s
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
4 x 5,79 x 1,03" (101,6 x 147 x 26,1 mm)
Internal
The product is built in.
Yes
Sustained data rate
72 MB/s
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Updated:
2011-10-04
Testseek has collected 16 expert reviews for Western Digital Raptor 150GB Serial ATA HDD and the average expert rating is 87 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
87%
Source Review comments Score
hothardware.com
Updated:
2011-10-04
Western Digital has earned themselves quite a reputation in the Computing Enthusiast market with their line of Raptor hard drives. Originally targeted as "Enterprise class" SATA variants of what WD had historically brought to market for high-end SCSI serv...
95%
Bcchardware.com
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2011-10-04
Now your probably already wondering, why we are reviewing a 150gig Western Digital Raptor against the 400gig Samsung Drive? We realize they are not technically in the same class seeing as the Raptor is a 10k rpm drive, while the Samsung is a 7200 rpm...
After almost 3 weeks of testing these drives, the final scores I awarded were very close to each other. Both of these drives would be very welcome in my own personal system, and they both serve their purposes very well. In the end the benchmarks showe...
94%
Computerpoweruser.com
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2011-10-04
Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFD $299.99 Western Digital www.westerndigital.com CPU Rating: 4.5 Western Digital’s Raptor line of hard drives have long been favorites amongst performance enthusiasts for good reason: They are some of the fastest desk...
90%
trustedreviews.com
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2011-10-04
Western Digital first released its Raptor in 2003 and this was significant in a number of ways. For a start it was its first SATA hard drive. However WD did something far more interesting than taking one of its Caviar drives and simply nailing on...
80%
techwarelabs.com
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2011-10-04
Western Digital Hard drives are one of the major factors that limit the performance of your system. Even if you have a great CPU to process the information and a lot of fast RAM to store the information, that information first has to be retrieved fr...
Newegg prices the Western Digital Raptor hard drive at $169.99 which is definitely a good choice if you are looking for a high performance system and you have quite a bit of money saved up. The best idea would be to buy another one and create a RAID a...
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silentpcreview.com
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2011-10-04
The industrys top performing enthusiast drive is now available in a larger, 150 GB capacity version. Did noise grow with storage space, or does this new revision have the same quiet idle and sharp seeks that we saw in...
Our feelings towards Western Digitals Raptor line have not changed significantly with this new revision. It is still a very quiet drive at idle (perhaps even a little quieter than before), but it is marred by noisy seeks that go with the drives high...
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Techreport.com
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2011-10-04
WESTERN DIGITALS RAPTORS have long set the performance standard for desktop Serial ATA drives. With the Raptor X, Western Digital also upped the ante on looks by offering a view of the drives internals. Although the Raptor Xs window is certainly an...
Western Digitals Raptor X won our Editors Choice award for being the fastest Serial ATA hard drive on the market—and for pushing the envelope by incorporating a window on the drives internals. The WD1500ADFD trades the Raptor Xs window for a lower...
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anandtech.com
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2011-10-04
"It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity." This maxim by improvisatore and Latin writer Publilius Syrus expresses our thoughts on the third-generation Raptor from Western Digital. This latest release in the Raptor series comes almost three...
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anandtech.com
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2014-01-03
The original Western Digital Raptor was launched as the WD360GD in March of 2003 with an enterprise level 10,000 RPM spindle speed, SATA interface, 8MB buffer, 5.2 millisecond read seek time, and a single-platter design featuring 36GB of storage. While...
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tomshardware.com
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2014-01-03
Toms has got the lowdown on Enterprise storage offerings, including the Barracuda ES series tailored for 24/7 operation, and the new WD Raptor 74B ADFD. Should you open a SATA slot in your tower for them?...
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tomshardware.com
Updated:
2011-10-04
In its new 10,000 RPM Raptor drive, Western Digital improved the technology, doubled the capacity to 150 GB, and added a clear cover option. It hammers single drive competitors, of course, but can it stand up to a RAID 0 setup consisting of two 7,200 R...
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