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WDC enterprise SATA HDD spins at 10,000rpm

Posted: 13 Feb 2003 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:western digital corporation? wd raptor? serial ata hdd? sata hdd? hard disk drive?

Western Digital Corp. announced its entry into the enterprise hard drive market with the release of the WD Raptor serial ATA (SATA) HDD that spins at 10,000rpm and exhibits an average seek time of 5.2ms.

SATA technology offers system-level benefits in an enterprise environment including point-to-point configuration, which utilizes the full bandwidth of each drive interface in a networked environment. It also offers hot-plug support and advanced error detection for improved data integrity.

The device is available with a 36GB capacity and has an MTBF of 1.2 million hours. It also has a data throughput rate of 150MBps.

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