Western Digital Raptor still stands alone

Posted on Thursday, Feb 09 2006 @ 04:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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..

Read on over at HDD Saver.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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