Western Digital announced the new VelociRaptor 10k RPM 300GB drive today

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  1. ASFx macrumors regular

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    Western Digital announced the new VelociRaptor 10k RPM 300GB drive today. Looks like it will be extremely fast. Can't wait to get 2 of these :eek:

    WD(R) Announces WD VelociRaptor(TM) - The World's Fastest SATA Hard Drive
    Next-generation 10,000 RPM, 2.5-inch, 300 GB SATA Hard Drive, WD VelociRaptor is 35 Percent Faster and Twice the Capacity of the Previous Performance King

    http://gizmodo.com/382013/western-digital-velociraptor-is-new-fastest-hard-drive-ever

    http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products/products.asp?driveid=459
     
  2. Sesshi macrumors G3

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    Does it matter if you're after performance when 15K SAS drives are compatible with the Pro now? (more than a year after my Dells)
     
  3. ASFx thread starter macrumors regular

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    controller+sas drives are MUCH more expensive.
     
  4. Zwhaler macrumors 603

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    Cool, but I'm going to wait for higher capacity SSD at mid to reasonable prices before I invest money into a gaming PC or Mac Pro.
     

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