Western Digital WD1600AVVS 160GB Hard Disk Drive
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WD1600AVVS Western Digital 160GB 7.2K RPM 8MB Cache SATA Refurbished

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WD1600AVVS 160GB 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) 8MB Cache AV-GP 3.5 inch Large Form Factor (LFF) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Hard Disk Drive | Made by Western Digital | Refurbished
Brand:
Western Digital
Product Condition:
Refurbished
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

High-Capacity Storage Solution

A 160GB 7.2K RPM SATA hard drive is a type of storage solution that is typically used in desktop computers, laptops, and entry-level servers. Compared to other storage solutions, such as solid-state drives (SSDs) and faster hard disk drives (HDDs), a 7.2K RPM SATA HDD has several advantages and disadvantages:

Advantages:

  • Lower cost: 7.2K RPM HDDs are typically less expensive than faster HDDs and SSDs, making them more accessible to cost-conscious consumers.
  • High capacity: 160GB is a decent amount of storage for a single hard drive, which makes them useful for applications that require a lot of storage space.

Disadvantages:

  • Slower performance: 7.2K RPM HDDs have a slower spin rate than faster HDDs, which means they can access data more slowly. This makes them less well-suited for applications that require high IOPS (input/output operations per second).
  • Lower reliability: Due to the slower spinning disks, there is a higher chance of disk failure.
  • Higher power consumption: Because they have a slower spin rate, 7.2K RPM HDDs consume more power than faster HDDs.

In terms of comparison with SSDs, SATA HDDs are generally slower in terms of access and write speeds but are typically less expensive and offer more storage capacity per dollar. They also have higher durability and better tolerance to physical shocks.

Maximize Your System's Potential

There are several ways to maximize the potential of a 160GB 7.2K RPM SATA hard drive:

  1. Use a disk defragmenter: Over time, files on your hard drive can become fragmented, which can slow down the performance of your system. A disk defragmenter can reorganize these files to improve the performance of your hard drive.
  2. Use a disk cleanup tool: A disk cleanup tool can remove unnecessary files and programs from your hard drive, which can free up space and improve the performance of your system.
  3. Disable unnecessary programs and services: Many programs and services run in the background and consume system resources, even when you're not using them. Disabling unnecessary programs and services can free up resources and improve the performance of your system.
  4. Use an anti-virus software: A virus or malware can slow down your system and even damage your hard drive. Using an anti-virus software can help protect your system from these types of threats.
  5. Perform regular backups: Regularly backing up important files and data can help protect against data loss in case of a hard drive failure.
  6. Use compression software: Compressing large files can help save disk space and increase the amount of free space on your hard drive
  7. Upgrade your system memory: Adding more memory to your system can help improve the overall performance of your system, including the hard drive.
  8. Keep your system updated: Keeping your system updated with the latest software and driver updates can help improve the performance of your system.

By following these tips, you can help improve the performance of your 160GB 7.2K RPM SATA hard drive and maximize the potential of your system.

Powerful storage solution

A 160GB 7.2K RPM SATA hard drive is not considered a powerful storage solution when compared to other options such as solid-state drives (SSD) or faster hard disk drives (HDDs). Here are some reasons why:

  • Slower performance: 7.2K RPM HDDs have a slower spin rate than faster HDDs or SSDs which means they can access data more slowly. This makes them less well-suited for applications that require high IOPS (input/output operations per second) or quick data access.
  • Lower reliability: Due to the slower spinning disks, there is a higher chance of disk failure.
  • Lower lifespan: 7.2K RPM HDDs have a shorter lifespan than SSDs and faster HDDs.
  • Higher power consumption: Because they have a slower spin rate, 7.2K RPM HDDs consume more power than faster HDDs and SSDs.

It's important to note that the 160GB size of the hard drive is not a powerful storage solution by itself. It depends on the usage, if you are running a basic personal computer with basic software, it could be enough for your needs. But for high performance tasks like gaming or video editing, it is not recommended.

General Information:

Manufacturer : Western Digital Corporation

Manufacturer Part Number : WD1600AVVS

Manufacturer Website Address : www.wdc.Com

Brand Name : Western Digital

Sub-Type : 160GB 7.2K RPM SATA-II

Type : Hard Drive (HDD)

Technical Information:

Storage Capacity : 160GB

Rotational Speed : 7.2K RPM

Drive Interface : SATA-II

Buffer : 8 MB

Physical Characteristics:

Drive Type : Internal

Drive Bay Width : 3.5"

Brand:
Western Digital
Product Condition:
Refurbished
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.


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30-days to 3 years warranty:

Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.

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(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;

(c) damaged caused by other hardware or equipment. The warranty will void if the item is returned with physical damage, damage to the retail box, removed from the box, counterfeit labels/labelled by them, or any modifications of internal and external covers. Data loss or damages to any other equipment we do not cover by our offered warranty.

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