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WD Velociraptor 1TB 3.5" SATA Hard Drive

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  • HDD optimised for Workstation use
  • 1.4 million hours MTBF
  • 5yr Warranty

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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

Technical Specifications


Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Device Type Hard drive - internal
Capacity 1 TB
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
Buffer Size 64 MB
Features Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward (RAFF), Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL), IcePack mounting frame, NoTouch ramp load technology, Advanced Format technology , S.M.A.R.T.
Width 10.2 cm
Depth 14.7 cm
Height 2.6 cm
Weight 499 g

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H


Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 200 MBps
Spindle Speed 10000 rpm


Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^16
Start / Stop Cycles 600,000


Compliant Standards RoHS

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support 5 years warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 5 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 5 °C
Max Operating Temperature 55 °C
Shock Tolerance 65 g @ 2ms (operating) / 300 g @ 2ms (non-operating)

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