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Western Digital does not intend to bring out an enterprise 15,000rpm 2.5-inch disk drive despite arch rival Seagate having plans to do so. Seagate announced the introduction of a faster-than-10K small form factor (2.5-inch or SFF) drive last week. Stifel Niklaus analyst Aaron Rakers was told by Western Digital's CFO Tim Leyden …

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Boffin

Last week????

The Seagate "Savvio" range of enterprise 15K rpm 2.5" drives has been out and able to be ordered for some time already.

For example, here's a place with them *in stock* and able to be ordered. (we use this crowd as a supplier)

http://www.dpi.com.au/product/i/246578/n/savvio-15k-2-2-5-73gb-sas.html

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FAIL

Velociraptors

Don't fly at all!

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@Velociraptors

well according to the American film industry they jump

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In the age of SSD...

In the age of SSD - Who cares?

I can always go for SSD and large 2,5" SATA and/or get a decent SAS controller to start with.

Personally, I´d have opted for SAS and 15k drives anytime, but it never was a question for me, we got FC arrays in company and my home PC is more than five years old - so a raptor wouldn´t help.

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