Reviews and Problems with Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 10000RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache (WD1000DHTZ)
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Western Digital's 1TB Velociraptor (WD1000DHTZ) and 2TB Black (WD2002FAEX) Hard Drives Reviewed
31 July 2013
Summary: When considering performance and price, the 2TB WD Black is still an excellent cost benefit contender at $160 US/CA. It's quiet yet still surprises with decent output as far as platter based hard drives are concerned.
Pros: 1TB, 2TB (tested) up to 4TB models offered, Large storage solution, Quiet operation, No additional power draw from previous generation, Low level wear head design, Great cost benefit ratio, 1TB High Performance Platter, Not too heavy at all, Noticeably faster program load and boot time, IcePack m...
Cons: Will generate some heat, Weighs nearly 2 pounds each, Price makes one consider an SSD, IcePack doesn't really cool anything