Western Digital ships 750 GB Caviar Desktop Hard Drives
Western Digital Corp. is shipping in volume high-capacity 750 GB Serial ATA (SATA) WD Caviar SE16 desktop-class hard drives. Ideal for data-intensive applications, high-performance computing and multimedia systems, the WD Caviar SE16 750 GB drives deliver high performance with 3 Gb/s transfer rate, 16 MB cache and Native Command Queuing (NCQ). WD Caviar SE16 750 GB hard drives include WD’s SecurePark technology, which parks the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down and when the drive is not operating. This feature improves non-operational shock tolerance by ensuring that the recording heads never touch the disk surface, reducing head and surface wear and enhancing long-term reliability.
In addition to the reliability properties of WD’s SecurePark and StableTrac technologies, the WD Caviar SE16 750 GB hard drives use a unique technology to reduce power consumption.