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WD VelociRaptor 450GB 2.5" Internal Hard Drive, 32MB Cache, SATA 6 Gb/s Interface, 10000 RPM Speed

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About the Western Digital VelociRaptor 450GB

The WD WD4500BLHX VelociRaptor 450GB 2.5" Internal Hard Drive delivers maximum speed and reliability for blade servers, workstations and low-end servers. With a superbly engineered combination of 10,000 RPM spin speed, SATA 6 Gb/s interface and a 32MB cache, this drive is truly an evolution in performance.

Western Digital VelociRaptor 450GB Features

  • Killer speed: SATA 6 Gb/s interface and 32MB cache enhance the next generation 10,000 RPM WD VelociRaptor making it up to 15% faster than the award-winning previous generation
  • Monstrous capacity: WD VelociRaptor SATA drive is available in capacity of 450GB, double the capacity of the previous generation
  • 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, this drive have the highest available reliability rating on a high capacity SATA drive
  • Ultra-cool operation: Consumes less idle power and uses similar active power as the previous generation WD VelociRaptor, while offering double the capacity and higher performance
  • Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward (RAFF): 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
  • Environmentally conscious: In addition to being ROHS compliant, this generation of WD VelociRaptor is also a halogen-free design

Western Digital VelociRaptor 450GB Specifications

Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted capacity 450,098MB
User sectors per drive 879,097,968
Native command queuing Yes
SATA latching connector Yes
Actuator latch/auto park Yes
Form factor 2.5"
RoHS compliant Yes
Data transfer rate (max) Buffer to host: 6 Gb/s
Host to/from drive (sustained): 145MB/s
Cache 32MB
Rotational speed (RPM) 10,000
Average drive ready time (sec) 7
Load/unload cycles 600,000
Non-recoverable read errors/bits read <1 in 1015
Power Management 12VDC (A, max): 1.8
Average power requirements (W) Read/Write: 6.4
Idle: 4.3
Standby: 0.7
Sleep: 0.7
Operating Temperature ( Deg.C) 5 to 55
Non-Operating Temperature ( Deg.C) -40 to 70
Shock (Gs) Operating (2 ms, read/write): 30
Operating (2 ms, read): 65
Non-operating (2 ms): 300
Average acoustics (dBA) Idle Mode: 27
Performance seek Mode: 34
Dimensions (H x L x W) 1.028 x 5.787 x 4" / 26.1 x 147 x 101.6 mm
Weight 1.08 lbs / 0.49 kg
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