Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS (2000 GB)

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Item 1462: Western Digital Caviar Green 2 TB WD20EADS
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Green
PartWD20EADS
Size2000 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 year
WD20EADS Reviews11
Disk Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Ultrastar HUA723030ALA641 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 56.00 53.57
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 65.88 37.95
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 86.31 34.76
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 61.00 32.79
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.15 32.18
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 94.60 31.71
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 95.00 31.58
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.99 30.77
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 65.00 30.77
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 97.99 30.62
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 101.99 29.41
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 69.62 28.73
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 69.95 28.59
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 69.99 28.58
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 70.00 28.57
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 72.99 27.40
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 74.00 27.03
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 77.99 25.64
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 78.99 25.32
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.98 25.01
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 82.00 24.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 82.01 24.39
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 84.41 23.69
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 89.95 22.23
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 91.00 21.98
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 94.99 21.05
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.99 20.84
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 102.00 19.61
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 105.62 18.94
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 109.00 18.35
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.91 16.82
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 119.25 16.77
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 126.98 15.75
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 129.55 15.44
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 137.99 14.49
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 141.14 14.17
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 143.50 13.94
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 155.00 12.90
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 158.00 12.66
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 169.15 11.82
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 174.99 11.43
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 179.00 11.17
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 195.39 10.24
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 197.30 10.14
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 198.74 10.06
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 209.95 9.53
HP StorageWorks P2000 AW556A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2000 299.00 6.69
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 408.59 4.89
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 79.00 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 101.05 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-02-23 $82.01 +6.00
2015-02-19 $76.01 +2.01
2015-02-18 $74.00 -2.01
2015-02-18 $76.01 -5.74
2015-02-17 $81.75 -0.26
2015-02-17 $82.01 -4.00
2015-02-13 $86.01 -4.00
2015-02-12 $90.01 -1.00
2015-02-10 $91.01 -9.00
2015-02-07 $100.01 -3.99

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity2,000,398 MB
User Sectors Per Drive3,907,029,168
Capacity2 TB
Performance
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)3 Gb/s (Max)
Buffer Size32 MB
Power
Standby0.80 Watts
Read/Write6.00 Watts
Sleep0.80 Watts
Idle3.70 Watts
Acoustics
Seek Mode 326 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 029 dBA (average)
Idle Mode25 dBA (average)

External links

Western Digital WD20EADS Reviews & Benchmarks

Hot Hardware - Definitive 2TB HD Roundup: WD, Seagate, Samsung - April 16, 2010
Macintosh Performance Guide - Low-power 2TB hard drives — Seagate Barracuda LP Western Digital Caviar Green - Nov. 24, 2009
Legit Reviews - Western Digital 2TB Caviar Green and Black Hard Drives - Sept. 18, 2009
Hot Hardware - Western Digital 2TB Caviar Green Power Hard Drive Recommended - April 8, 2009
Silent PC Review - WD Caviar Green 2TB & Seagate Pipeline HD 500GB: Two Very Quiet Drives - March 26, 2009

Other Western Digital Caviar Green Reviews & Benchmarks

Hot Hardware - 3TB Hard Drive Round-up: Hitachi, Seagate, WD - Sept. 7, 2011
Hardware Heaven - Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB Hard Drive Review - Jan. 1, 2011
Hot Hardware - WD Caviar Green 3TB Hard Drive Review - Oct. 19, 2010
Legit Reviews - Western Digital 3TB Caviar Green Hard Drive Review - Oct. 19, 2010
Hot Hardware - WD Caviar & RE2 GreenPower 1TB HDs - March 24, 2008
ExtremeTech - RAID Class Terabyte Hard Drives - Nov. 29, 2007
Tom's Hardware - The Terabyte Battle - Nov. 5, 2007
Tom's Hardware - WD Caviar GP: The "Green" 1 TB Drive - Oct. 11, 2007

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