WD Caviar SE16 640 GB 3.5-inch hard drives based on 320 GB-per-platter technology
Western Digital is now shipping in volume its WD Caviar SE16 640 GB 3.5-inch hard drives based on 320 GB-per-platter technology. The WD Caviar SE16 drives combine 16 MB cache with 3 Gb/s transfer rate for lightning-fast performance in demanding desktop and workstation applications. Technologically advanced acoustics minimize noise and cool drive operation and enhanced reliability features help protect the drive and the data stored on it. Its two-platter design promotes cool, quiet operation in a high-capacity drive. WD Caviar SE16 640 GB 3.5-inch hard drive can hold up to-160,000 songs (MP3), 16,000 songs (uncompressed CD quality), 49 hours of Digital Video (DV), 280 hours of DVD quality video and 77 hours of HD video.
WD Caviar SE16 SATA and EIDE drives are certified for Windows Vista and are top performers on the Windows Vista Experience Index. The latest generation of WD Caviar SE16 drives employs Perpendicular Magnetic Recording technology to achieve even greater areal density. Manufacturer’s Suggest Retail Price for the WD Caviar SE16 640 GB is $139.99 USD.