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Taiwan market: WD launches new 3.5-inch hard drive VelociRaptor
Press release, August 25; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES
Monday 25 August 2008

Western Digital (WD) on August 22 unveiled two new models of its VelociRaptor hard drive series, the WD3000HLFS (with a storage capacity of 300GB) and the WD1500HLFS (150GB), for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices of NT$9,999 (US$319) and NT$6,999 respectively, according to WD Taiwan.

The two hard drives feature a SATA 3Gb/s interface, 16MB cache, 10,000-rpm spindle speed as well as the WD-developed heat-dispersing technology IcePack that encloses a 2.5-inch drive chassis in a backplane-ready 3.5-inch enterprise-class mounting frame with built-in heat sink, WD Taiwan indicated.

WD VelociRaptor

Western Digital's new VelociRaptor hard drive
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