don't worry, someone else on the site was raving about theirs (think they had dual set up in RAID!).... anyway at 10k they are NOT quiet, but their speed is screaming, esp. if you have them in RAID.... Just have to be prepared for that kinda jet engine sound effect!koko said:oh crap. i hope you're right. i just purchased a wd 74gb 10k rpm sata raptor.