I bought this Western to replace a relative's failing drive. It's fast, very well constructed and unbelievably quiet. I could barely hear it when the system was booting and running. It has performed flawlessly for my relative. Definitely a good buy.
WD Scorpio delivers best-in-class performance with power requirements comparable to much slower drives. In addition, you'll get the quietest 2.5-inch drive on the market, and the one with ruggedness, reliability, and data-protection features that actively watch over valuable data.
Quiet: Features WD's exclusive WhisperDrive technology with SoftSeek algorithms to deliver the quietest 2.5-inch hard drive on the market Reliable: Provides ShockGuard to protect the drive mechanics and delicate platter surface from shocks, both when it's in use and when it's not Rugged: WD Scorpio has a rigid stainless steel cover