WD Velociraptor: the first SATA drive to beat many SAS drives

Western Digital has announced a new generation of their high end SATA drives called Raptor: Velociraptor.

According to a Velociraptor test at Toms Hardware they are not only the  fastest SATA drives available and the best hard drive choice for high-end PCs, they even beat many SAS drives (known for their performance and used in servers)!