I saw this on X-Bit labs, I'm just so eager to get my hands on one of these (For testing purposes of course.:D
Western Digital company was the first to unveil a 7200rpm desktop HDD. WD was the first to offer 8MB buffer on desktop intended hard disk drives. Apparently, WD will be the first company to produce the first ever 10 000rpm HDD for desktop computers on the 11th of February this year. With the announcement next Tuesday WD will strengthen its market positions by continuing to bring technologies previously found in servers destined products to consumers data storage market.
Furthermore I saw this quote on The Inquirer which makes me even more eager:
According to a Japanese web-site, WD plans to offer a 5 year limited warranty on the HDD with MTBF of 1.2 million hours. The expected cost was not stated. µ