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Just thought you guys might like the review of the new raptor hdd.
http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/articl...50aHVzaWFzdA==
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VelociRaptor

Hard drive enthusiasts are a curious bunch. You either know you are one or you know if you are not. While many of us are worried about how many gigabytes we can cram into a single bay, Western Digital has made a huge brand for itself over the last few years with the Raptor name. We have used WD Raptor drives as our primary system testing drives for years now here at HardOCP. We moved from 36GB to 74GB to 150GB hard drive sizes. Today WD kicks off its next-gen Raptor in the VelociRaptor.

To get you up to speed we have included a few pictures of our test drive along with Western Digital’s full VelociRaptor media deck. Here is a 3D overview that has some great mouse-overs as well that will give you the highlights in a more dramatic way. One look at the VelociRaptor will tell you that this ain’t your Momma’s 10,000 RPM hard drive.
GREAT GALLERY



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Sweet. Thank for that.
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That clear top is only for show and will not be produced.
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Does it say what the "nearest competitor" is?
Interesting results tho. Faster then I thought I'd be.
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Originally Posted by Truambitionz View Post
Does it say what the "nearest competitor" is?
Interesting results tho. Faster then I thought I'd be.
I dont think there is a nearest competitor.
post #7 of 12
Does it also come with headphones so every time I spool something up it doesn't sound like the Sturgis Rally in my office?
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I wish that sweet clear top would make it into production. I bet the do like they did the Raptor X and make it so that you have to pay like an extra $50 for the window. -.-
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i'm so getting 2 of those in raid 0
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any speculation on price? I'm gonna guess like $400
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