Reviews and Problems with Western Digital VelociRaptor
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12 June 2012
Summary: Western Digital's VelociRaptor is the fastest consumer mechanical HDD on the market. This isn't surprising since every time WD revamps this product it easily takes this title. The problem is this giant SSD cloud over head. It rains on the enthusiasm of any mechanical drive release.
Excerpt: For years, if you wanted the speediest consumer hard drive you could get your hands on, you went with a 10,000rpm Western Digital Raptor. Its first incarnation, released in 2003, was a 37GB single-platter drive using a PATA-to-SATA bridge.
Pros: Fastest hard drive; 6Gb/s SATA; welcome capacity bump.
Western Digital VelociRaptor 300GB Hard Drive Video Review
13 March 2010
Summary: The Western Digital VelociRaptor 300GB Hard Drive interface is SATA 3 Gb/s, has a capacity of 300GBs, average latency is 3ms, a rotation speed of 10,000 RPMs, a 16MB buffer size, power consumption is 6.08W while being accessed and 4.53W when idle, the noise level is 29dBA to 36dBA and comes with a 5...
Excerpt: We’ve seen this day coming for a long time. There was no way that Western Digital was going to sit back and let other manufacturers usurp the Raptor’s place at the top of the storage speed charts. Consider the rule of the speedy terabyte drives a hiccup on the timeline.
Pros: The fastest consumer-grade hard drive you can purchase, save for SSDs.
Cons: Warranty voided if you separate the drive from the IcePack.
Conclusion: For many, it still takes some believing, what was a 3 1/2" Disc has now been crammed into a 2 1/2" disc. Spectacular engineering to say the least. But lets not forget that 2 of Western Digitals key scientists won the Noble Peace prize in 2007 for Physic's.
Conclusion: Western Digital cementere igen at de er med helt fremme, når det gælder udviklingen af super hurtige harddiske, og med en høj kapacitet. Deres seneste model i Velociraptor serien har ramt 1 TB loftet, men stadigvæk med 10.000 omdrejninger, som gør den til den hurtigste mekaniske harddisk på markedet...