500GB Per Platter: Three Next-Gen 7,200 RPM Hard Drives

Throughput, Streaming, And Interface Performance

Read/Write Throughput

The new 2TB Western Digital drives finally dethrone WD’s VelociRaptor by delivering clearly faster maximum and average throughput. The 10,000 RPM VelociRaptor only remains the better choice for throughput-heavy applications if capacity isn't as big of an issue.

Read/Write Streaming

Interface Bandwidth