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WD Delivers New High-Performance 3.5-inch Caviar Black 750GB and 1TB Hard Drives

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WD today launched its new line of WD Caviar Black 7200 RPM 3.5-inch SATA (Serial ATA) hard drives for high-performance desktop, workstation and multi-drive systems. Available in capacities of 750GB and 1TB, WD Caviar Black hard drives are part of a new family of WD product categories designed to simplify the buying experience for customers worldwide.




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Bigger, Faster.. its a win win. Now if they were quieter,Cheaper it would be a win win win win win.
(I love how quiet my WD 160s are)
 

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What's the number of platters on these and/or the platter density?
 
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It will be better than Samsung spinpoint F1 750GB ?
 
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Only time and benches will tell!

Finaly, WD steps out of the 16MB cache realm!
 

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Wonder if the performance boost going from 16 to 32 is noticeable. Those are pretty cheap drives as it is, though Im always for lower prices :D
 

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Here's a bit more of a drill down. Check out page two.
I think that^^^ is somewhat incorrect - so a 750Gb performs exactly the same as their 1TB???

even with Samsung Spinpoint 750Gb & 1Tb the 1TB is faster
 

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I think that^^^ is somewhat incorrect - so a 750Gb performs exactly the same as their 1TB???

even with Samsung Spinpoint 750Gb & 1Tb the 1TB is faster
It's working off of theoretical max values. All hard manufacturers rate thing that way.

Looking at that sheet, they are both 3 platter drives. The 1TB model will be clearly faster. I'm willing to bet it's close to the performance of the Samsung F1 1TB.
 

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wow thats awesome. Im liking those specs.
WD hard drives have always been quite as far as my experience with them goes.