Western Digital has announced new high performance hard disks. Integrating its range VelociRaptor, they meet the reference VR200M.
At 2.5-inch hard drives Western Digital VelociRaptor VR200M are accompanied by a media that can install a 3.5 ", but also to achieve optimum heat dissipation.
Operator interface allowing connection to SATA III recall data rate ceiling of 6 Gbit / s they work at 10 000 rpm, enjoy a very average access time reduced from 3.6 ms read- 4.2 ms in writing, include 32MB buffer, announce a noise of 30 decibels to 37 decibels of rest and active and enjoy a lifetime of at least 1.4 million hours. In short, the high performance!
Consumption side, these drives reach the 6.2 watt read / write, against 4.3 watts at rest and only 0.7 watts in standby.
Two storage capacities of 450 and 600 GB are announced at the respective prices of 299 and 329 dollars, the equivalent of 225 and 245 euros, and should be joined later by the models 150 and 300 GB