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Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB Hard Drive Video Review
20 May 2010
Summary: The Western Digital Caviar Green line of SATA HDDs ranging from 500GB to 2TB capacities. Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB Hard Drive is designed to be fast but the prime focus is on power conservation and capacity. This HDDs interface is SATA 3 Gb/s (Gigabits per second), has a capacity of 2TBs (2000GBs), a varying rotation speed of 5,400 to 7,200 RPMs, a 32MB buffer size, power consumption is 7.4W while being accessed & 4W when idle, the noise level is 25dBA to 29dBA &...
Excerpt: The Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB is an energy-efficient 3TB hard disk, designed to save power using Western Digital's Intellipower technology, which uses a variety of caching algorithms to get the best possible performance from the disk's 5,400rpm spin speed. It's only to be expected that a low-power disk won't perform quite as well as its more power-hungry equivalents, but the Caviar Green did rather well, all things considered.
Excerpt: If you're after an incredibly cheap 2TB hard disk, you're unlikely to find much better value than the Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB, which costs just under 4p per GB. Cost is nothing if the performance isn't there to match. The Caviar Green range is designed to save power, so has a lower spindle speed of just 5,400rpm, compared to the normal 7,200rpm of a normal desktop disk.
Conclusion: WD ei ilmoita levyn pyörimisnopeutta suoraan, vaan ilmoittaa sen olevan 7200 kierrosta minuutissa pyörivien levyjen nopeusluokassa. Sähkönsäästöä on saatu aikaan muun muassa hitaammalla lukupään liikuttamisella. Levyssä on muita isompi välimuist ...