WD Caviar SE16 SE16 250 GB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

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WD Caviar SE16 SATA II hard drive combines 300 MB/s transfer rate and 16 MB cache for industry leading performance. Yes, this reliable drive is lightning fast, but it is still delivers technologically advanced acoustics and cool operation.


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Interface Type: SATA

Internal/External: Internal

Form Factor Width: 3.5"

Drive Type: Hard Drive

normalized-Capacity: 250000

normalized-Rotational Speed: 7200

normalized-Cache Size: 16


Summary

Product Title: WD Caviar SE16 SE16 250 GB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Manufacturer: WD

Lowest Price: $50.00 from ServerSupply.com

Power Score: 4.2 | 25 Reviews


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Product Reviews (12)

Bad Reliability

Strengths: Fast, quiet.

Weakness: Reliability

I had two of them in RAID 1. One failed a little after two years and another failed 6 months later. The warranty service is simply and quick but I had to pay the shipping cost to send the defective drive back.

By frequentonlineshopper - Sep 28, 2008

HD

Strengths: Fast-Quiet Operation- A+ Performance

Weakness: Zippo

Rock solid performing HD's for what i use my rig for. built this puppy back in the first quarter of 2006 and still going strong. i have them in Raid Zero and not a single corrupt file to date :)

By Haulinas; - Feb 27, 2008

Great Price, Awesome Performance, Quiet, Solid Benchmark Numbers

Strengths: Price/GB; Great Manufacturer; Amazing performance

Weakness: Access times can't compete with the WD Raptors

The WD2500KS comes from a long line of amazing drives put out by Western Digital they refer to as the Caviar Series. So when it came time to increase the storage of my gaming pc it was clear what drive I would purchase. The only question came down to whether what size drive to get. The 250Gb clearly was the best bang for buck sitting at $68.50 from ZipZoomFly.com. I bought 2 and set them up in a...
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By eigenVector - Apr 27, 2007

Great hard drive

Strengths: Alot of storage... Fast... Whisper Quiet

Weakness: None so far

I bought this Hard Drive to fill up what of my hard drive slots on my mac pro. I was looking at Drives from other manufacturers..but after reading many reviews , I gladly purchased this Western Digital Hard drive. It was exactly what I needed, a Fast, Quiet, Relaible Drive to match my Fast, Quiet, Reliable Mac

By Varevr; - Mar 15, 2007

WD Caviar SE16 250GB Hard Drive

Strengths: Quiet, Fast, 16mb cache, Installation

Weakness: N/A

I bought a Dell Dimension about a year back and my Maxtor 250gb hdd started randomly clicking out of the blue one day. I immediately bought this hdd (My Dell warranty expired a few months after it failed) just before if finally failed. The installation of this drive was extremely simple compared to other things that I have replaced in other computers. The supplied driver cd was simple to use and...
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By michaelof36 - Oct 30, 2006

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