Just picked this up for my Secondary Drive for a new build im currently doing. Seems to be the cheapest so far and oddly, Retail Box was cheaper than Component Boxed.
Here are the Product Description:
Sophisticated performance enhancing features in these 7200 RPM drives deliver the speed you need for demanding applications like photo and video editing and Internet gaming.
High performance electronics
The dual processor and dynamic cache improve the drive's performance overall. You get twice the processing power and optimized read and write speeds for less throughput congestion and faster performance.
High performance, high capacity, high reliability, and cutting-edge technology make up WD Desktop Performance drives, the ideal drive for those who demand only the best.
Enhanced reliability features help protect the drive and the data stored on it.
The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration increase stability enabling consistently higher performance.
NoTouch Ramp Load technology
The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear as well as better drive protection in transit.
Upgrading your drive is easy
WD Acronis® True Image, available as a free download on the WD Support site, enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive.
The WD advantage
WD puts our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T) to ensure our drives consistently meet the highest quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. Our customer support lines have longer operational hours to ensure you get the help you need when you need it. Our toll-free customer support lines are here to help or you can access our WD Support site for additional details.
Average latency: 4.2 ms
Bytes per sector: 512
Certification: NRCAN, RoHS
Data transfer rate: 6 Gbit/s
Depth: 14.7 cm
Device type: HDD
Drive device, buffer size: 64 MB
Hard drive capacity: 1000 GB
Hard drive interface: Serial ATA III
Hard drive size: 3.5"
Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM
Height: 2.6 cm
Mac operating systems supported: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Package depth: 6.35 cm
Package height: 19.1 cm
Package weight: 570 g
Package width: 12.7 cm
Weight: 450 g
Width: 10.2 cm
Windows operating systems supported: Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64