250GB Caviar® SE Hard Disk Drive
3.5-Inch | EIDE 100MB/s | 7200RPM | 8MB Cache
Fast - Cool - Quiet
Cool, quiet and fast. WD Caviar SE drives offer superior performance and reliability, making them ideal for business and family desktops.
Cool, quiet operation, superior performance and industry-leading reliability make these EIDE drives ideal for desktop, business, and consumer electronics storage.
Fast - 8MB cache - Keeps more of your data in high-speed memory for unsurpassed performance in its class. Fast 7200 RPM spindle speed and EIDE (Ultra ATA/100) for burst transfer rates up to 100 MB/s. For even higher performance, consider WD Caviar SE16 SATA 3 Gb/s hard drives.
Cool - Cool operation results in the highest reliability, even in intensely hot environments such as digital video recorders. That's why these, the coolest on the market, are the drives of choice for the world's leading consumer electronics and PC manufacturers.
Quiet - The technology that Tom's Hardware Guide called "very fast and nearly silent" is used throughout this family of drives. Our WhisperDrive™ technology minimizes noise to levels near the threshold of human hearing. To cut seek noise, SoftSeek™ technology streamlines read/write seeking algorithms, resulting in more efficient operation.
How this WD hard drive protects your data
Data Lifeguard™ is an exclusive set of data protection features, including shock protection, an environmental protection system and real-time embedded error detection and repair. WD's Data Lifeguard technology automatically finds, isolates, and repairs problems that may develop over the life of a hard drive.
Data Lifeguard Tools™ are software utilities designed for WD hard drives that work with the embedded Data Lifeguard features to make hard drive installation,diagnostics and repair both simple and worry-free. (Download Data Lifeguard Tools)
ShockGuard™ instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.