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WD VelociRaptor HDD 1 TB SATA-600

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  • Form Factor: Internal hard drive
  • Specs: 2.5" • Serial ATA-600 • 10000 rpm • 600 MBps
  • Interface: SERIAL ATA-600
  • Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS
  • Buffer Size: 64 MB
  • Manufacturer: WESTERN DIGITAL
  • Spindle Speed: 10000 RPM
  • Part number: WD1000CHTZ
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Form Factor: 2.5"
Dimension (WxDxH): 2.7 in x 4 in x 0.6 in

WD VelociRaptor hard drive delivers maximum speed and reliability for performance enthusiast systems, workstations, and low-end servers. With a superbly engineered combination of 10,000 rpm spin speed, SATA 6 Gb/s interface and a 32 MB cache, this drive is truly an evolution in performance.

Product Features

  • Rock-solid reliability
    Designed and manufactured to mission-critical enterprise-class standards to provide enterprise reliability in high duty cycle environments. This drive has the highest available reliability rating on a high-capacity SATA drive.
  • Ultra-cool operation
    It consumes no more power than the previous generation WD VelociRaptor while offering double the capacity and higher performance.
  • Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward (RAFF)
    It optimizes operation and performance when the drives are used in vibration-prone, multi-drive chassis.
  • NoTouch ramp load technology
    The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
  • Environmentally conscious
    In addition to being ROHS compliant, this WD VelociRaptor is also a halogen free design.

  • Type: Hard drive - internal
  • Capacity: 1 TB
  • Form Factor: 2.5"
  • Interface: Serial ATA-600
  • Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBps
  • Buffer Size: 64 MB
  • Spindle Speed: 10000 rpm
  • Features: Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward (RAFF), Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL), NoTouch ramp load technology, Advanced Format technology , S.M.A.R.T.
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 2.7 in x 4 in x 0.6 in
  • Weight: 8.1 oz

OID: 78B6B11DA5CA7304
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too thick for Dell latitute E6520

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        This HDD does not fit the bay in my Dell Latitude E6520, so I cannot say what's great about it and what's not.

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