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Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II 160GB Serial ATA II internal hard drive

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Hard disk drives are today\'s fastest permanent storage media and have a large capacity. For this two reasons they are the most used storage medium in computers and servers. When buying a new hard disk, there are three important things to consider:\
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- The connection of the disk to the computer or other device you will be using it with has a big influence on the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk. Make sure the connection of the disk you buy is compatible with your computer!\
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- The rotational speed is also important for the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk and determines the time it takes to find a file on the disk.\
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- Last but not least, the storage capacity of the disk, i.e. the amount of data that can be stored on the disk.
internal hard drives
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Warranty: 5-year warranty
Long product name Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II 160GB Serial ATA II internal hard drive :
The short editorial description of Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II 160GB Serial ATA II internal hard drive

RE 160GB Serial ATA II 16MB 7200RPM
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Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II 160GB Serial ATA II internal hard drive

The official marketing text of Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II 160GB Serial ATA II internal hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
The best combination of high-reliability and high-capacity, combined with a 5-year warranty make these the perfect solution for your enterprise storage needs.

Key Features:

Reliability in high duty cycle environments – utilizing enterprise-class manufacturing processes, these drives are designed with enhanced reliability in a 24x7, high duty cycle environment.

Built to last – made for years of high-performance operation around the clock. Reliability demonstration testing indicates a mean time between failure (MTBF) of one million hours.

RAID-specific time limited error recovery – improves error handling coordination with RAID adapters and prevents drive fallout caused by extended drive error-recovery processes.

Fluid dynamic bearing (FDB) motor – improves hard drive reliability; reduces heat, vibration, and noise.
Improved power controller – consumes less power and generates low heat.

Data Lifeguard Tools™ – software utility that works in conjunction with the embedded Data Lifeguard™ features (including shock protection, an environmental protection system, and embedded error detection and repair features) to make hard drive installation, management, and diagnostics simple and worry-free.

SATA-specific Features:

FlexPower™– connector technology that accepts power from either industry-standard or new SATA power supplies.

Hot plug support – allows swapping of hard drives without having to power down the system or reboot; promotes system design flexibility, data availability, and serviceability.

Backplane compatibility – uses the SATA industry standard connector which includes alignment ears and 3-stage electrical mating sequence, designed specifically for backplanes and hot pluggability.

SATA latching connector – provides a secure connection between the hard drive and the cable connector via a locking latch mechanism.

Ideal for:

- Servers
- Network attached storage
- Scientific computing
- Life sciences
- Video surveillance
- Enterprise backup
- Document/image management
- Audio/video media applications
- Other demanding write-intensive applications
- Note: For high performance desktop applications, consider WD Caviar SE16 drives.
Short summary description Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II 160GB Serial ATA II internal hard drive:
This short summary of the Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II 160GB Serial ATA II internal hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II, 160 GB, Serial ATA II, 7200 RPM, 3.5", 16 MB, 8.7 ms
Long summary description Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II 160GB Serial ATA II internal hard drive :

Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II. Hard drive capacity: 160 GB, Hard drive interface: Serial ATA II, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Power consumption (standby): 2.00 W. Width: 101.6 mm, Height: 26.1 mm, Depth: 147 mm. Dimensions (WxDxH): 101.6 x 147 x 26.1 mm, Data transfer rate: 3 Gbit/s

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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
160 GB
Hard drive interface *
The way that a hard disk drive (HDD) is connected to the rest of the computer through a 'bus' such as ATA or SCSI.
Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Hard drive size *
The amount of data that the hard drive can store.
3.5"
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
16 MB
Read seek
8.7 ms
Full stroke seek
The “full stroke seek” is the time required to travel from the first to the last track of the disk.
21 ms
Track to track seek time (read/write)
0.6 ms
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
Statistical model used to indicate product/mechanism reliability; expressed in hours and percentage of duty cycle. This number (in hours) does not indicate the mean time before failure for a single unit/mechanism.
1000000 h
Compatibility
The other products, software and hardware this product can be used with.
PCs
Power
Power consumption (standby)
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
2.00 W
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Yes
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 55°C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-40 - 65°C
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Operating altitude
-305 - 3050 m
Non-operating altitude
-305 - 12200 m
Operating shock
Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in operating mode
65 G
Non-operating shock
Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in non-operating mode
250 G
Weight & dimensions
Width
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
101.6 mm
Depth
The distance from the front to the back of something.
147 mm
Height
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
26.1 mm
Weight
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
600 g
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
101.6 x 147 x 26.1 mm
External power adapter
Yes
USB powered
The device can be powered via a USB connection.
Yes
Internal
The product is built in.
Yes
Data transfer rate
Rate at which data can be transferred. Usually expressed in units per second. May vary with network configurations.
3 Gbit/s
Acoustic pressure emissions
Level of sound pressure per ISO 9614-1.
33 dB
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Updated:
2017-03-01
Testseek has collected 2 expert reviews for Western Digital RE 160GB SATA II and the average expert rating is 80 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
80%
Source Review comments Score
atomicmpc.com.au
Updated:
2017-03-01
This latest drive from Western Digital, designed to maximise performance in a RAID environment, is targeted for enterprise class servers - or, ostensibly, for Atomicans. So what sets these Raid Edition drives apart? Mostly, their reliabilty. The focu...
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