Western Digital VelociRaptor: 10K spin speed for workstations and gaming PCs

2.5in, 10,000rpm drive for enterprise and enthusiast users alike

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Cooling had to be addressed in this drive, which could get quite warm due to its spin speed. Western Digital has taken a novel approach to this problem by attaching a heat sink — called IcePack — which also acts as a mounting frame so that the drive can easily be installed in a 3.5in hard drive bay without requiring any after-market brackets.

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