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Western Digital Caviar SE16 750GB (WD7500AAKS)


$115.00

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Maintains moderate operating temperatures under heavy use. Low power draw on average. Runs fast and quiet compared to most other hard drives.

The Cons:Not as fast as Western Digital Caviar se16 640Gb version. Not as quiet as the next size down in the series. Compatibility issues with XP require more complicated and time-consuming setup than usual.

The  Western Digital Caviar SE16 750GB (WD7500AAKS), now part of the blue series, is a hard disk drive for use within a closed computer system. The highest capacity drive in the series, the 7500AAKS is aimed towards regular consumers, for everyday use of applications and storage.

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Featuring 750GB of capacity, a 16MB cache and a 7200RPM spindle speed, the WD7500AAKS provides good balanced performance while maintaining low noise levels and manageable temperatures.

Features

  • Capacity: 4 x 180GB platters
  • Cache: 16MB
  • Interface: SATA II
  • Speed: 7200RPM
  • Dimensions & Weight: 147 x 101.6 x 26.1 (LWH), 1.4 pounds
  • Warranty: 3 years

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    maintains moderate operating temperatures under heavy use

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    low power draw on average

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    runs fast and quiet compared to most other hard drives

Cons
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    not as fast as Western Digital Caviar se16 640Gb version

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    not as quiet as the next size down in the series

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    compatibility issues with XP require more complicated and time-consuming setup than usual

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    issues with cloning and partitioning tools with Vista and Windows 7

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Anonymous: #western_digital_caviar_se16_750gb_wd7500aaks 50?C during extended SMART self-test counts as "moderate operating temperature"?! Oh, well . Mar 1, 13
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