The next-generation SATA hard drive features a 16 MB cache for lightning-fast performance. This reliable drive is fast, but it will still deliver technologically advanced acoustics and cool operation.
MacMall Part #: 588833
Manufacturer Part #: WD400KD-20PK
WD Caviar SE16 next-generation SATA hard drive features a 16 MB cache for lightning-fast performance. Yes, this reliable drive is fast, but it will still deliver technologically advanced acoustics and cool operation. Designed for high-performance computers, multimedia and gaming systems.
Top performance for Windows Vista - WD Caviar SE16 SATA and EIDE drives are certified for Windows Vista and are top performers on the Windows Vista Experience Index.
16 MB Cache - Bigger cache means faster performance. A massive 16 MB cache combined with advanced acoustic and power-reducing technologies make these ultra-fast drives the perfect solution for the fully loaded PC.
Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) - The latest generation of WD Caviar SE16 drives employs PMR technology to achieve even greater areal density. (750 GB only)
IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration. View demo >
SecurePark - Parks the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down and when the drive is off. This ensures the recording head never touches the disk surface resulting in improved long term reliability due to less head wear, and improved non- operational shock tolerance.
StableTrac - The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking, during read and write operations. (750 GB only)
Ideal For - Designed for use in the fastest PCs on the market, including high-performance business computers and multimedia or gaming systems. Perfect for Windows Vista.
Hard Drive capacity
Track to Track Seek
Spindle Speed (RPM)
Hard Drive interface type
SATA (Serial ATA)
<b>Data Transfer Rate:</b><br>- External Maximum Serial ATA: 150MBps<br>- Sustained : 65MBps <br>- Internal Maximum: 748 Mbps
Hard Drive details
- Buffer: 16 MB
<b>Temperature:</b><br>- Operating: 5 °C (41 °F) to 55 °C (131 °F)<br>- Non-operating: -40 °C (-40 °F) to 65 °C (149 °F)<br><b>Humidity:</b><br>- Non-condensing Relative Humidity Operating: 5 to 95%<br>- Non-condensing Relative Humidity Non-operating: 5 to 95%<br><b>Altitude</b><br>- Operating: -1000 ft to 10000 ft<br>- Non-operating: -1000 ft to 40000 ft<br><b>Sound Emission</b><br>- Idle Mode (Average): 28 dB(A)<br>- Seek Mode 0 (Average): 33 dB(A)<br>- Seek Mode 3 (Average): 29 dB(A)<br><b>Physical</b><br>- Dimensions 1.028" Height x 4" Width x 5.787" Depth<br>- Weight: 1.32 lb
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