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WD's New Raptor Drive <i><b>Is</i></b> a Bird of Prey!
By , Achim Roos

2.5" Hard Drives

ManufacturerWestern DigitalFujitsuSeagateSeagate
ModelVelociRaptor VR150MBB2 RCSavvio 10K.2Savvio 15K.1
Model NumberWD3000MBB2147RCST973402SSST973451SS
Form Factor2.5"2.5"2.5"2.5"
Capacity300 GB147 GB73 GB73 GB
Spindle Speed10,000 RPM10,000 RPM10,000 RPM15,000 RPM
Other Capacities-73 GB36, 147 GB36 GB
Platters2212
Cache16 MB16 MB16 MB16 MB
NCQyesyesyesyes
InterfaceSATA/300SASSASSAS
Warranty5 years5 years5 years5 years

3.5" Hard Drives

ManufacturerHitachiSamsungSeagate
ModelDeskstar 7K1000Spinpoint F1 Barracuda 7200.11
Model NumberHDS721010KLA330HD103UJ ST31000340AS
Form Factor3.5"3.5"3.5"
Capacity1000 GB1000 GB1000 GB
Spindle Speed7,200 RPM7,200 RPM7,200 RPM
Other Capacities750 GB160, 250, 320, 500, 640, 750 GB500, 750 GB
Platters534
Cache32 MB32 MB32 MB
NCQyesyesyes
InterfaceSATA/300SATA/300SATA/300
Warranty3 years3 years5 years
ManufacturerWestern DigitalWestern DigitalWestern Digital
ModelCaviar GPCaviar RE2-GPRaptor
Model NumberWD10EACSWD1000FYPSWD1500ADFD
Form Factor3.5"3.5"3.5"
Capacity1000 GB1000 GB150 GB
Spindle Speed> 5400 RPM7200 - 5400 RPM10000 RPM
Other Capacities500, 750 GB500, 750 GB36, 74 GB
Platters442
Cache16 MB16 MB16 MB
NCQyesyesyes
InterfaceSATA/300SATA/300SATA/150
Warranty3 Years3 Years5 years
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