As WD’s top-of-the-line 7200 RPM high-capacity desktop drive, the Caviar Black combines a high performance electronics architecture with a rock solid mechanical architecture to deliver the perfect storage solution for your fully-loaded PC or maxed out gaming machine. Cool drive operation, no-touch head technology, and leading-edge vibration protection ensure enhanced reliability and sustained data throughput.
NoTouch Ramp Load TechnologyThe recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media, as well as better drive protection in transit.
High Performance Electronics ArchitectureThe electronics architecture of WD Caviar Black 640GB SATA 6Gb/s drive employs dual processor - twice the processing power, and 64 MB colossal cache to maximize performance.
IntelliSeek TechnologyWD’s IntelliSeek technology proactively calculates an optimum seek speed to eliminate hasty movement of the actuator, resulting in lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
SATA 6Gb/s InterfaceSATA 6Gb/s (SATA Revision 3.0) provides twice the bus bandwidth of SATA 3Gb/s (SATA II) along with enhancements including a new Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and improved power management capabilities. SATA 6Gb/s uses the same connector as SATA 3Gb/s and is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 and Mac OS X.
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Average Seek Time
Ideal for Servers
Date First Available
March 18, 2010
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