The evolution of 10,000 RPM SATA technology.
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. The new VelociRaptor 1 TB hard drive is the largest capacity 10,000 RPM hard drive on the market today. Designed for high-performance PC and Mac computers and professional workstations that require a balance of high performance and capacity, the VelociRaptor drive is a favorite among enthusiasts and creative professionals.
Engineered for maximum speed! Western Digital WD1600HLFS VelociRaptor 160GB 3.5″ 10K RPM 16MB Buffer SATA 6.0Gb/s hard drive, the newest member of our unique class of 10,000 RPM SATA hard drives, combines a SATA 6 Gb/s interface and 32MB cache to deliver performance that’s up to 35% faster than its speedy older brother.
Killer speed – Built on the performance bloodlines of these 10,000 RPM drives, with SATA 6 Gb/s interface, and 32 MB cache deliver mind-bending performance. Not only are they 35% faster than the previous generation Raptor drives, but they also beat out all other competitors in the field.
Rock-solid reliability – Designed and manufactured to mission-critical enterprise-class standards to provide enterprise reliability in high duty cycle environments. With 1.4 million hours MTBF, these drives have the highest available reliability rating on a high capacity SATA drive.
Double the capacity – State-of-the-art technology packs twice the capacity per disk resulting in up to 160GB of ULTRA-performance storage space in this enterprise-class 2.5-inch drive.
Ultra-cool operation – This 2.5″ 10K RPM SATA III 6.0Gb/s Hard Drive consumes 35% less power than the previous generation of WD Raptor.
Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward – Optimizes operation and performance when the drives are used in vibration-prone, multi-drive chassis.