WD Brings 250 GB HDDs to Notebooks Tags: Western Digital Notebooks Hard Drives Storage Last response: June 16, 2007 3:49 PM in Storage Share pschmid June 4, 2007 1:02:39 PM Western Digital's Scorpio is the first 250-GB notebook hard drive. We compare it to eight competing devices and rank it in our Interactive Notebook HDD Charts. More about : brings 250 hdds notebooks nightyy June 4, 2007 8:00:13 PM Hello, nice review! By the way, i can confirm Samsung has been shipping the HM250JI some time. I am using it in my Dell D620 since one week. Yours, Nighty beholderxy June 5, 2007 3:50:23 PM nightyy, how does the Scorpio WD2500BEVS compare to the Samsung HM250JI ? Related resources Thecus Brings SATA to External Storage - Forum RAID 10 on 2X80 GB and 2X 250GB hdds - Forum (2) 74 GB RAPTORS or... (2) 100 GB WD HDDS ? - Forum $ 250 -$300 NON-gaming rig - Forum SSD plus 1 HDD vs. 2 HDDs in RAID 0 or use external drives for video editing on - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nightyy June 5, 2007 4:20:01 PM Well, i can only compare it to my former Seagate Momentus 5400.3 SATA 160GB (ST9160821AS). I feel the HM250JI to be slightly more silent and less hot but could not note a difference in performance. Nighty funkmasterta June 16, 2007 3:49:44 PM The samsung is more energy efficient than the WD model: samsung Read/Write On-Track (typ.) 2.0 W Low power Idle (typ.) 0.6 W Standby (typ.) 0.25 W Sleep (typ.) 0.20 W ---------------------- WD Power Dissipation Read/Write 2.50 Watts Idle 2.00 Watts Standby 0.25 Watts Sleep 0.10 Watts Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPC won't boot w/ 2 ex-RAID (Intel Matrix) WD HDDs connected,on P5QPro ForumAnother problem: WD 3200SD 320 gb dead (heats up but doesnt spin) ForumRaid 0 with 2 x 320G WD HDDs ? ForumWD is making junk hdds ....AVOID ForumRAID 5 with 3 WD 500 GB HD? ForumPortable HDDs : Iomega or WD or Transcend???? ForumSSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? ForumSilicon Image Brings Virtualization to eSATA ForumHDDs showing strange seeking-without-access behaviour ForumIs it worth running Spinrite on brand new HDDs? ForumNew HDDs matching performance of the Raptors? ForumIs it advisable to put these on RAID 0? (80 gb and 250 gb) ForumPeculiar problem with HDDs - Problem Solved ForumDo internal HDDs work correctly outside a computer? ForumNotebook HDDs Deluxe: 160 GB by Fujitsu, Seagate, Toshiba More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !