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Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive

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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.
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Long product name Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive :
The short editorial description of Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive

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Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive:
The official marketing text of Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive as supplied by the manufacturer
WD Caviar® SE16 7200 RPM next-generation SATA hard drives feature up to 500 GB of storage and a 16 MB cache for lightning-fast performance. Yes, these reliable drives are fast, but they still deliver technologically advanced acoustics and cool operation. Designed for high-performance computers, multimedia and gaming systems.

Key Features:

- 16 MB cache - Bigger cache means faster performance. A massive 16 MB cache combined with up to 300 MB/s transfer rate make these ultra-fast drives the perfect solution for the fully loaded PC with a fast processor.

- Cool operating temperature - WD hard drives are designed to have the lowest power consumption of any high-capacity, desktop-class hard drive which lowers the operating temperature for enhanced drive reliability.

- Whisper quiet - These highly reliable drives deliver technologically advanced acoustics. With its WhisperDrive™ and SoftSeek™ technologies, WD has minimized noise to levels virtually imperceptible to the human ear in home and business environments.

Ideal For:

- Designed for use in the fastest PCs on the market, including high-performance business computers, multimedia and gaming systems.

How this WD hard drive protects your data:

- Data Lifeguard™ is an exclusive set of data protection features, including 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 over the life of a hard drive.

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

- ShockGuard™ instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.
Short summary description Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive:
This short summary of the Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB, 200 GB, Serial ATA II, 7200 RPM, 3.5", 16 MB, 10.9 ms
Long summary description Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive :

Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB. Hard drive capacity: 200 GB, Hard drive interface: Serial ATA II, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Power consumption (typical): 9.50 W, Power consumption (standby): 1.60 W. Width: 4" (101.6 mm), Height: 1.03" (26.1 mm), Depth: 5.79" (147 mm). Hard disk transfer rate: 748 Mbit/s, Dimensions (WxDxH): 4 x 5.79 x 1.03" (101.6 x 147 x 26.1 mm), Drive device, transfer rate: 300 MB/s

This is an auto-generated long summary of Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB 200GB Serial ATA II hard disk drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
200 GB
Hard drive interface *
Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed *
7200 RPM
Hard drive size *
3.5"
Drive device, buffer size
16 MB
Write seek
10.9 ms
Read seek
8.9 ms
Full stroke seek
21 ms
Average latency
4.2 ms
Track to track seek time (read/write)
2 ms
Start/stop cycles
50000
Compatibility
PC's
Power
Power consumption (typical)
9.50 W
Power consumption (standby)
1.60 W
System requirements
Mac compatibility
No
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 55 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
-40 - 65 °C
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Operating altitude
-12007.9 - 120078.7" (-305 - 3050 m)
Non-operating altitude
-12007.9 - 480315" (-305 - 12200 m)
Operating shock
65 G
Non-operating shock
250 G
Weight & dimensions
Width
4" (101.6 mm)
Height
1.03" (26.1 mm)
Depth
5.79" (147 mm)
Weight
21.2 oz (600 g)
Other features
Hard disk transfer rate
748 Mbit/s
Dimensions (WxDxH)
4 x 5.79 x 1.03" (101.6 x 147 x 26.1 mm)
Internal
Yes
USB powered
Yes
Drive device, transfer rate
300 MB/s
External power adapter
Yes
Acoustic pressure emissions
33 dB
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2013-11-02
Testseek has collected 17 expert reviews for Western Digital Caviar SE16 200GB SATA II 7200 16MB and the average expert rating is 86 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.
86%
Source Review comments Score
jivemagazine.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
Most people when dreaming of building our ultimate gaming PC automatically start thinking about what graphics card we will get or what type of cooling we will have in our unit. Hard drives are considered an afterthought and some people will even just m...
90%
hothardware.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
If we were to play a word association game with a PC enthusiast and said "Western Digital," its likely his geek reflexes would immediately trigger and force him to reply "Raptor" before he even realized he had spoken. Western Digital makes many more stora...
90%
maximumpc.com
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2013-11-02
This month, WD joins the 500GB party with its Caviar SE 16 drive. Because the 400GB model is already our favorite 7,200rpm drive, we expected big things from its four-platter successor—and we were mostly satisfied. The drive runs on a SATA 3G interface...
90%
techtree.com
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2013-11-02
Hard drive capacities have been reaching for the skies, while the prices have been nose-diving; even the highest-capacity drive is within reach. We got our hands on one of the hottest drives in the market today, the Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD5000AA...
Good Fast, runs cool, silent, perpendicular magnetic recording technology, huge capacity, inexpensive, 5-year onsite warranty...
Bad None...
Bottom line The Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD5000AAKS is backed by a solid 16 MB of cache. It is good to have one big drive instead of several smaller ones; this drive boasts of fantastic performance, and is one of the best mainstream drives weve tested. "Mains...
90%
pcworld.com_techhive.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
Good Excellent performance...
Bad Meager software bundle...
83%
SysOpt.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
Its been a while since we last took a serious look at the best bang-for-the-buck in mainstream-priced desktop hard drives. Hard drive manufacturers havent remained idle either, as all of the major players have been busily increasing performance while decr...
75%
computingondemand.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
I cant get away from it; I am just a sucker for storage. I try to keep myself away from the HDD scene because I know I will just buy everything I can afford to buy. Hard drives and Chassis are my weakness, and today Western Digital is going to smack m...
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Techreport.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
TODAY, THERE ARE ESSENTIALLY two classes of 3.5" Serial ATA hard drives available to consumers: drives designed for desktops, and those targeted at the enterprise. Desktop drives make up the bulk of the market and tend to favor lower noise levels and f...
Bottom line Western Digitals 500GB Caviar SE16 and RE2 have a lot in common, especially when it comes to their exceptionally well-balanced performance. Most drives tend to excel in one area of our exhaustive suite of storage benchmarks and falter in another, but...
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silentpcreview.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
we expect great things of them.
Bottom line For once, a hard drive has lived up to its marketing claims. The 500 GB Caviar SE16 is the quietest 3.5" desktop drive that we know of on the market today. Not only is it quieter than all of the other high capacity drives that weve looked at, it also...
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ocia.net
Updated:
2013-11-02
Storage space is the new blue LED, everybody wants as much of it as they can get. I swear that in the next five years well all look back on this day and think, “WTF were we doing with spinning media? We were totally crazy!” Until then, though...
Bottom line This drive performed surprisingly well, definitely due to the large cache size. Though the random access time suffered in comparison to the other two drives, this was of course due to the large capacity and, in the case of the Raptor, slower rotation...
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game-boyz.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
Bigger is Better In this every increasing world of data hungry software and apps, the old 50 gig drive, which a couple of years ago would be considered mammoth in portions, just doesnt cut it. Multimedia Apps, 3D games, DVD burners and home movies can...
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barefeats.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
Updated March 9th, 2006, with Raptor 10K 150GB resultsUpdated March 10th, 2006, with WD5000KS 500GB results The new "darlings" of the storage community are the "half-terabyte" Serial ATA II (300 gigabit/sec) hard drives. In this evolving article, we c...
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Behardware.com
Updated:
2013-11-02
August 22, 2007 In our first hard drive survey a year ago, we had to plan on spending almost 300 € for a storage capacity of 500 GB. This price has since been decreased by two-thirds and now it’s no longer rare to find such a capacity for 100 € or l...
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