Western Digital Unveils 2.5-Inch 10,000RPM VelociRaptor Hard Drive

Western Digital 2.5-Inch 10,000RPM VelociRaptor Hard Drive

Western Digital announced today the new WD VelociRaptor hard drive touting 10,000 RPM and 3Gbps SATA interface in an enterprise-class 2.5-inch form factor for blade servers and 1U and 2U rack servers. It also boasts 16MB of cache and a 1.4 million mean time before failure rating.

The newest WD VelociRaptor hard drive is built for business-critical applications with enterprise-class mechanics and packs up to 300 GB of capacity into the enterprise small form factor bays, while consuming 35 percent less power than the previous-generation WD Raptor drive.

“WD’s new WD VelociRaptor, designed specifically for the enterprise in an energy efficient 2.5-inch form factor, gives system OEMs and end users a new storage option to consider to meet growing storage requirements, ” said John Rydning, IDC’s research director for hard disk drives.

No word on pricing yet, but word has it that the new VelociRaptor will be available later this month.

[Site: Western Digital]

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