Over two years ago Western Digital announced the arrival of the first ever 10,000 RPM serial ATA hard drive, the Raptor. Despite having a capacity of just 37GB, the WD360GD was immediate a hit with performance enthusiasts and high-end system builders. It is surprising that other companies have not followed suit and offered a 10,000 RPM SATA drive of their own. In the computer industry innovations are almost always countered by rivals within a matter of weeks, if not days. In this situation neither the large competitors nor the smaller players have delivered a 10K SATA drive of their own, this article looks into why..