Western Digital's VelociRaptor VR200M hard drive


600GB spinning at 10,000 RPM
— 7:00 AM on April 6, 2010

Every time WD has released a new Raptor, the performance bar for desktop hard drives has been raised. But the new 600GB VelociRaptor VR200M enters a market teeming with SSDs whose split-millisecond access times blunt its previously formidable spindle speed advantage. Can the new Raptor keep up?

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