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Western Digital WD600AB IDE Hard Drive
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810979


Western Digital WD600AB

Western Digital WD 600AB IDE Hard Drive
Physical Specifications :
Formatted Capacity* 60,022 MB
Interface 40-pin EIDE
Actuator Type Rotary Voice Coil
Number of Platters 2
Data Surfaces 4
Number of Heads 4
Bytes Per Sector 512
User Sectors Per Drive 117,231,408
Servo Type Embedded
Recording Method Rate 16/17 PRML
ECC Reed Solomon
Head Park** Automatic
Performance Specifications
Average Seek (Read) 9.5 ms average, 18 ms maximum
Average Seek (Write) 12 ms average, 20 ms maximum
Track to Track Seek 2.0 ms average, 5 ms maximum
Full Stroke Seek 21 ms average, 28 ms maximum
Index Pulse Period 10.0 ms (nominal)
Average Latency 5.0 ms (nominal)
Rotational Speed 5400 RPM (nominal)
Transfer Rate (Buffer to Host) 100 MB/s (Mode 5 Ultra ATA)
66.6 MB/s (Mode 4 Ultra ATA)
33.3 MB/s (Mode 2 Ultra ATA)
16.6 MB/s (Mode 4 PIO)
16.6 MB/s (Mode 2 multi-word DMA)
Transfer Rate (Buffer to Disk) 231 Mbits/s minimum
424 Mbits/s maximum
Interleave 1:1
Buffer Size 2 MB
Error Rate (Non-Recoverable) <1 in 1014 bits read
Spindle Start Time
- From Power-on to Drive Ready*
5.5s average, 9 s maximum
Spindle Start Time
- From Power-on to Rotational Speed**
4.5s average, 7 s maximum
Contact Start/Stop Cycles (CSS) 40,000 minimum

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