Western Digital has announced their new generation of hard drive intended for the enterprise and enthusiast market in this Quarter. Known as the VelociRaptor, this Western Digital Hard drive will be available in two form factor, 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch. The 3.5-inch of VelociRaptor will come with a mounting frame (look at the picture above – It’s an Icepack Reloaded) that will also function as a heatsink to suck some extra heat on this super fast 10,000RPM HDD.
Western Digital VelociRaptor will be available in a range of capacities, starting from 150GB, 300GB, 450GB and 600GB. All will be working in the 10,000RPM environment, with 32MB cache, SATA 6.0 Gbps, 3ms latency and up to 145 MB/s transfer speed.
One more plus point is VelociRaptor produces 37 dBA sound output only (despite of its speed) and Western Digital VelociRaptor also featuring NoTouch Ramp Load technology, and Pre-Emptive Wear Leveling technology.
Western Digital VelociRaptor will give you a good MTBF of 1.4 Million hours. Pretty much could sustain for years under a common usage. As an insurance, All Western Digital VelociRaptor Hard drive is backed with a five-year limited warranty.
Currently, Some of the models of Western Digital VelociRaptor hard drives are now available in our shopping channel. You can compare the best price of the capacity of your choice there. As an alternative, you can also buy them directly from Amazon.