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WD Velociraptor 1TB 3.5" SATA Hard Drive

WD Velociraptor 1TB 3.5" SATA Hard Drive

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Manufacturer ID: WD1000DHTZ

WD Velociraptor 1TB 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Product Description

WD VelociRaptor drives offer an unmatched combination of high performance and high reliability, perfect for workstations, high-end video and photo editing, low-end servers and performance enthusiasts’ systems. Comes with a 3.5-inch mounting frame for easy installation into today's high-performance systems and chassis.

Ultra Fast
Designed around a 10,000 RPM spin speed, these SATA 6 Gb/s drives include a 64 MB cache and deliver the ultimate performance for photo and video editing.

Rock-solid reliability
With 1.4 million hours MTBF, these drives have the highest available reliability rating on a high capacity SATA drive.

High capacity
State-of-the-art technology delivers a balance of high performance and high capacity perfect for data-intensive workloads that require large amounts of storage such as video editing, 3D rendering and scientific modeling.

Ultra-cool operation
Consumes less idle power and uses similar active power as the previous generation WD VelociRaptor, while offering double the capacity and higher performance.


Technical Specification
  • Capacity: 1 TB
  • Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
  • User Sectors Per Drive:    1,953,525,169
  • Rotational Speed: 10,000 RPM (nominal)
  • Buffer Size: 64 MB
  • Load/unload Cycles: 600,000 minimum
  • Buffer To Host (Serial ATA): 6 Gb/s (Max)
  • Operating Shock (Read):    65G, 2 ms
  • Non-operating Shock: 300G, 2 ms
  • Operating Temp:    41° F to 131° F
  • Non-operating Temp: -40° F to 158° F
  • Read/Write power dissipation: 5.10 Watts
  • Height:    26.1 mm
  • Depth: 147 mm
  • Width: 101.6 mm
  • Weight: 0.50 kg

WD Velociraptor 1TB 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Product Reviews

Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ 1TB reviews collected by Reevoo

Design
9.2
Compatibility
9.5
Performance
9.2
Value for money
7.9
Overall rating
9.0
Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 22 reviews
9 out of 10

MARTIN

GB
+
Not much slower than a SSD, but far more reliable.
Perfect for Gaming
None
Confirmed purchase: 19 December 2013
9 out of 10

Paul

GB
+
Very easy to install works fine.
It is a little noisy.
Confirmed purchase: 08 October 2013
9 out of 10

Mark

South Wales GB
+
So far so good - installed 2 weeks ago, quicker boot times versus an old WD Green 5400 rpm hard drive. Would recommend if you have SATA II motherboard and want to improve performance without going to the expense of a SSD.
None so far, although slightly noisier than my old drive, you can solve this problem by turning the volume from 2 to 3 when listening to music, game play etc and you won't hear it!!
Confirmed purchase: 03 April 2013
9 out of 10

Dave

Wickford GB
+
Fastest SATA performance on the market, cost per GB compared to SSDs
Cost per GB compared to slower hard drives
Confirmed purchase: 02 June 2012
8 out of 10

James

Whitley Bay GB
+
Very quick Sata 3 Hard Drive and compares with the lower end spec of lower speed SSD's fairly well but it is a bit slower than the higher end speed SSD's. The HD surround heatsink keeps the drive cool and running efficiently.
Fairly expensive drive for a 1TB HD but as I need a realiable system the expense is worth it for me.
Confirmed purchase: 29 May 2012

Technical Specification

Manufacturer ID: WD1000DHTZ

General

Device TypeHard drive - internal
Capacity1 TB
Form Factor3.5" x 1/3H
InterfaceSerial ATA-600
Buffer Size64 MB
FeaturesRotary Acceleration Feed Forward (RAFF), Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL), IcePack mounting frame, NoTouch ramp load technology, Advanced Format technology , S.M.A.R.T.
Width10.2 cm
Depth14.7 cm
Height2.6 cm
Weight499 g

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate200 MBps
Spindle Speed10000 rpm

Reliability

Non-Recoverable Errors1 per 10^16
Start / Stop Cycles600,000

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces1 x Serial ATA-600 - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H

Miscellaneous

Compliant StandardsRoHS

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support5 years warranty
Service & Support DetailsLimited warranty - 5 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature5 °C
Max Operating Temperature55 °C
Shock Tolerance65 g @ 2ms (operating) / 300 g @ 2ms (non-operating)

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