i was curious what is the spindle of the western digital green 1TB drive link text
its not written anywhere and i believe its less then 7200 but how much ?
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You're right, it's 7200RPM:
Storage Hard Drive Buffer Size: 32 MB Capacity: 1 TB Compliant Standards: S.M.A.R.T. Data Transfer Rate: 300 MBps Features: IntelliPark, IntelliPower (5400-7200), IntelliSeek, Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR), StableTrac Form Factor: 3.5" x 1/3H Form Factor (Short): 3.5" Hard Drive Type: Internal hard drive Interface: Serial ATA-300 Interface Type: Serial ATA-300 Non-Recoverable Errors: 1 per 10^15 Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm Start Stop Cycles: 300,000
CDW Canada: info is under Technical Specifications.
IntelliPower drives' speed is fixed between 5400 and 7200 an manufacturing time. Actiual speed is determined as result of power consumption, noise and head emission testing.