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WD 300GB VelociRaptor 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive

B&H # WEWD3000HLHX Mfr # WD3000HLHX
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Product Highlights
  • 10,000 RPM
  • 32MB Cache
  • Rock-Solid Reliability
  • IcePack Mounting Frame
  • Ultra-Cool Operation
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Halogen-Free Design

The 300GB VelociRaptor 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive from Western Digital is ideal for enthusiast systems, workstations, and low-end servers. With an amalgamation of 10,000 RPM, spin speed, SATA 6 Gb/s interface and a 32MB 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.
IcePack Mounting Frame
The 2.5" Western Digital VelociRaptor is enclosed in a backplane-ready 3.5" enterprise-class mounting frame with a built-in heat sink that keeps this powerful little drive extra cool when installed in high-performance desktop chassis.
Ultra-Cool Operation
Consumes less idle power and uses similar active power as the previous generation Western Digital VelociRaptor, while offering double the capacity and higher performance.
Environmentally Conscious
In addition to being ROHS compliant, this generation of Western Digital VelociRaptor is also a halogen-free design.
Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward
VelociRaptor Hard Drives optimizes operation and performance when the drives are used in vibration prone, multi-drive chassis.
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.
Performance
Rotational Speed 10,000 RPM
Buffer (Cache) 32MB
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): 6 Gb/s
Physical Specs
Formatted Capacity 300,069MB
Capacity 300GB
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
User Sectors per Drive 586,072,368
Electrical
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): 65 G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock: 300 G, 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, 0.75 G (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, 4.0 G (0 to peak)
General
Dimensions (HxDxW) 1.02 x 5.78 x 4" (2.59 x 14.68 x 10.16cm)
Weight 17.28 oz (489.87 g)
WD 300GB VelociRaptor 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty*
  • Note:*The term of the limited warranty may vary by region.

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