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Western Digital Velociraptor - 1TB Desktop SATA Hard Drive - OEM

by Western Digital
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)


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  • Device Type : Hard drive - internal
  • Weight : 499 g
  • Form Factor : 3.5" x 1/3H
  • Drive Transfer Rate : 600 MBps (external)
  • Internal Data Rate : 200 MBps
  • Killer speed
  • Rock-solid reliability
  • Monstrous capacity
  • Ultra-cool operation
  • Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging
  • Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward (RAFF)
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Product Information

Technical Details
BrandWestern Digital
Item Weight499 g
Product Dimensions14.7 x 10.2 x 2.6 cm
Item model numberWD1000DHTZ
Hard Drive Size1 TB
Wattage5 watts
  
Additional Information
ASINB007VPGJIY
Best Sellers Rank 32,671 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight635 g
Date First Available3 May 2012
  
Warranty & Support
Warranty, Parts: Replacement parts covered under manufacturer's warranty terms for 12 months from date of purchase

Warranty, Labor: Labour cost covered under manufacturer's warranty terms for 12 months from date of purchase
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Product Description

Product Description

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 Description

Ultra fast. Designed around a 10,000 RPM spin speed, these SATA 6 Gb/s drives include a 64 MB cache and deliver the ultimate performance for photo and video editing.Rock-solid reliability. With 1.4 million hours MTBF, these drives have the highest available reliability rating on a high capacity SATA drive. In addition, these drives feature a 5-year limited warranty.High capacity. 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.


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Big and very fast 8 Dec 2013
By T. D. Welsh TOP 500 REVIEWER
Product Packaging:Frustration-Free Packaging|Verified Purchase
I won't know about this device's reliability for a while yet - I'll update this review if anything goes wrong. Meanwhile, after a week it is giving very good service. The drive slotted right in where my old 300GB Velociraptor used to sit, and looks much the same except for having over three times as much space and being rather faster. HDTune Pro shows transfer rates close to 200MB/sec at the outside, dropping in the usual way to slightly over 100MB/sec at the inside of the disk. Access time is a snappy 7.5 msec.

My two old Velociraptors, bought in 2008, have worked fine for the intervening five years and only recently showed signs of old age. It was Speedfan that first warned me, giving one of the drives zero percent rating for fitness on the grounds of too many bad blocks. HDTune then confirmed that transfer rates had dropped off badly, and one drive actually failed the short self-test. If that happens, you must grit your teeth and replace the failing drive. Wait too long and you could lose data.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great System Drive 10 April 2013
By Sharkey
Product Packaging:Standard Packaging|Verified Purchase
I bought this instead of a SSD, I have never been quite convinced of the reliability of the SSD's and so I reverted to the tried and tested Raptor drive. I've always had one of these as my system drive they are quick and reliable (if expensive), but you get what you pay for. I would thoroughly recommend this to anyone.

Arrived promptly and nicely packaged too.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Western Digital Velociraptor 12 Aug 2013
Product Packaging:Standard Packaging|Verified Purchase
My husband recommended Western Digital as he has them fitted to his computer.
I found fitting easy, but was unable to format as the drive was locked or write protected.
When my husband returned he sorted things out in the bios and used specialist software to unlock the drive.
Now it works very well being very fast and I intend replacing the other stock drives with WDV drives.
I recommend this drive to anyone seeking to upgrade their system.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars First rate buy 28 Dec 2013
By A I
Product Packaging:Standard Packaging|Verified Purchase
Delivered very quickly and packaged to prevent damage. Bought to replace a Seagate drive made in China which failed after 14 months of light use.
Easy to fit and set up. Has worked flawlessly since and temperature has never risen above 28C in a well ventilated Coolermaster HAF 922 Mid Tower Gaming Case. Virtually silent in operation.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars fFantastic performer 28 Oct 2013
By Cyrus C
Product Packaging:Standard Packaging|Verified Purchase
Well packed, easy to install on a Mac Pro, easy to format to Mac and incredible speed. should have come with fixing screws, but Apple provide them on the cradle.
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