Western Digital has unveiled a new addition to its VelociRaptor HDD range this week, in the form of a 1TB drive.
The new 10,000 RPM drive targets PC’s, Macs and as well as professional workstations.
Comparatively these drives may be slower than your average SSD but they comparatively cost lesser and don’t die out soon (SSDs do have a high failure rate when you use them too much) while maintaining 150+ mb/s speeds to give you that all super-fast user experience.
The new range of VelociRaptor drives is now available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB capacities, priced at $160, $210 and $320 respectively.
The Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB comes supplied with a hefty heatsink or IcePack, which can be removed if desired, as the circuit board positioned at the front of the heasink is a connection adapter only and isn’t equipped with any controller chips.
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