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WD VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ 500GB 3.5" Workstation Hard Drive, 10,000 RPM, SATA 6 Gb/s

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About the WD WD5000HHTZ

The WD WD5000HHTZ 500 GB VelociRaptor Workstation Hard Drive drives offer an unmatched combination of high performance and high reliability, perfect for workstations, high-end video and photo editing, low-end servers and performance enthusiasts' systems. It comes with a 3.5" mounting frame for easy installation into today's high-performance systems and chassis.

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WD WD5000HHTZ Features

  • Ultra fast: Designed around a 10,000 RPM spin speed, these SATA 6 Gb/s drives include a 64 MB cache and deliver the ultimate performance for photo and video editing
  • Rock-solid reliability: With 1.4 million hours MTBF, this drive have the highest available reliability rating on a high capacity SATA drive
  • High capacity: State-of-the-art technology delivers a balance of high performance and high capacity perfect for data-intensive workloads that require large amounts of storage such as video editing, 3D rendering and scientific modeling
  • 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
  • Advanced Format (AF): Technology adopted by WD and other drive manufacturers as one of multiple ways to continue growing hard drive capacities. AF is a more efficient media format that enables increased areal densities
  • IcePack mounting frame: The 2.5-inch WD VelociRaptor is enclosed in a backplane-ready 3.5-inch 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
  • 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
  • Pre-emptive Wear Leveling (PWL): Ensures reliability for applications that perform a high incidence of read/write operations at the same physical location on the disk

WD WD5000HHTZ Specifications

Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted capacity 500GB
User sectors per drive 976,773,168
Advanced Format (AF) Yes
SATA latching connector Yes
Form factor 3.5-inch
RoHS compliant Yes
Data transfer rate (max) Buffer to host 6 Gb/s
Host to/from drive (sustained) 200 MB/s
Cache (MB) 64
Rotational speed (RPM) 10,000
Average drive ready time (sec) 8
Load/unload cycles 600,000
Non-recoverable read errors per bits <10 in 1016 (per bits read)
Power Management 12VDC (A, max) 1.8
Av Power Reqs: Random Read/Write 5.1
Av Power Reqs: Sequential Read/Write 5.8
Av Power Reqs: Idle 4.2
Av Power Reqs: Standby and Sleep 1.1
Temperature (deg.C) Operating 5 to 55
Temperature (deg.C) Non-operating -40 to 70
Shock (Gs) Operating (2 ms, read/write) 30
Shock (Gs) Operating (2 ms, read) 65
Shock (Gs) Non-operating (2 ms) 300
Average acoustics (dBA) Idle mode 30
Performance seek mode 37
Dimensions (H x L x W) 1.028" x 5.79" x 4" / 26.11 x 147.07 x 101.6 mm
Weight 1.10 lbs / 0.50 kg
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