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WD 150GB VelociRaptor 2.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive

B&H # WEWD1500BLHX Mfr # WD1500BLHX
Usually ships in 7-14 business days

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This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
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You Pay: $140.56
Product Highlights
  • 10,000 RPM
  • Rock-Solid Reliability
  • Ultra-Cool Operation
  • Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Halogen Free Design

The 150GB VelociRaptor 2.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive from WD is ideal for servers, workstations and low end servers. With an amalgamation of 10,000 RPM, spin speed, SATA 6 Gb/s interface and a 32 Mb cache, this high performance hard drive delivers utmost speed and reliability.

Rock-Solid Reliability
Designed and manufactured to mission critical enterprise-class standards to provide enterprise reliability in high duty cycle environments. With 1.4 million hours MTBF, these drives have the highest available reliability rating on a high-capacity SATA drive.
Ultra-Cool Operation
VelociRaptor consumes no more power than the previous generation WD VelociRaptor while offering double the capacity and higher performance.
Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward
VelociRaptor optimizes operation and performance when the drives are used in vibration prone, multi-drive chassis.
Environmentally Conscious
In addition to being ROHS compliant, this generation of WD VelociRaptor is also a halogen free design.
Killer Speed
With up to SATA 6 Gbps interface and 32 Mb cache, next generation 10,000 RPM WD VelociRaptor are up to 15% faster than the award-winning previous generation.
Monstrous Capacity
WD VelociRaptor SATA drives are available in 150GB, double the capacity of the previous generation.
NoTouch Ramp Load Technology
The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
Rotational Speed 10,000 RPM
Buffer (Cache) 32 Mb
Average Latency (ms) 3.00
Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
Seek Time Read Seek Time: 3.6 ms (average)
Write Seek Time: 4.2 ms (average)
Track-To-Track Seek Time: 0.4 ms (average)
Transfer Rate Buffer To Host (Serial ATA): 3 Gbps
Physical Specs
Formatted Capacity 150,039 MB
Capacity 150GB
Interface SATA 3 Gbps
User Sectors per Drive 293,046,768
12 VDC Read/Write: 320 mA
Idle: 210 mA
Standby: 5 mA
Sleep: 5 mA
5 VDC Read/Write: 470 mA
Idle: 360 mA
Standby: 130 mA
Sleep: 120 mA
Power Dissipation Read/Write: 6.20 W
Idle: 4.30 W
Standby: 0.70 W
Sleep: 0.70 W
Environmental Requirements
Temperature Operating: 41 to 131°F (5 to 55°C)
Non-operating: -40 to 160°F (-40 to 70°C)
Shock Operating Shock (Read):65G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock: 300G, 2 ms
Acoustics Idle Mode: 30 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 0: 37 dBA (average)
Humidity Operating: 5-95% RH non condensing
Non-operating: 5-95% RH non condensing
Altitude Operating: -1,000 to 10,000 ft (-304.8 to 3048 m)
Non-operating: -1,000 ft to 40,000 ft (-304.8 to 12192 m)
Vibration Operating:
Linear: 20-300 Hz, 0.75G (0 to peak)
Random: 10-300 Hz, 0.008 g/Hz
Non-operating: Low Frequency: 0.05 g/Hz (10 to 300 Hz)
High Frequency: 20-500 Hz, 4.0G (0 to peak)
Dimensions (HxDxW) 0.59 x 3.94 x 2.75" (1.49 x 10 x 6.98cm)
Weight 0.48 lb (0.21 kg)
WD 150GB VelociRaptor 2.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty*
  • Note:*The term of the limited warranty may vary by region

    Cables & Adapters

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    Required item: A SATA cable (not included) is required to connect this drive to a computer's motherboard.

    Pearstone -  18" 7-pin Internal Serial ATA Cable (Red)
    • You Pay: $3.39


    OWC / Other World Computing -  5 Piece Mini Toolkit
    • You Pay: $5.99

    Anti-Static Protection

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    Belkin -  Anti-Static Wristband for Maintenance and Repairs
    • You Pay: $4.49

    Hard Drive Enclosures

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    Xcellon -  HDD-01 SATA Hard Drive Dock
    • You Pay: $64.99

    Hard Drive Duplicator

    Aluratek -  External SATA Hard Drive Duplicator
    • You Pay: $51.99
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