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Windows 7: Western Digital launches new VelociRaptor drives.

07 Apr 2010   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
Western Digital launches new VelociRaptor drives.

Countering the rampant development of fast and expensive solid state storage, Western Digital has officially released the fifth generation of its VelociRaptor hard drives. The series itself hasn't changed drastically from 2008, but it does include new 450 and 600GB models, along support for Sata 6Gbps and a larger 32MB cache. According to WD, the updated drives can load data up to 15% faster than their predecessors with the same 10,000RPM spin speed.
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Western Digital launches new VelociRaptor drives - TechSpot News

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07 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

Very nice drives. Can't wait to see some benchmarks.
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08 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Somebody posted benchmarks here yesterday on these new drives... Let me go back and find them.

Edit: Here they are: First Look:6Gb/s SATA WD Velociraptor 600GB Benchmarked
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