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 64.00 46.88
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 59.99 33.34
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 60.00 33.33
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 62.00 32.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 94.00 31.91
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 94.99 31.58
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 95.00 31.58
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 97.99 30.62
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 97.99 30.62
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 66.20 30.21
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 99.99 30.00
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 67.00 29.85
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 68.45 29.22
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 75.00 26.67
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 76.40 26.18
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 76.65 26.09
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 WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 79.99 25.00
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 81.99 24.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 82.01 24.39
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 84.00 23.81
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 84.99 23.53
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 85.99 23.26
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 87.05 22.98
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 89.90 22.25
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 92.00 21.74
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 92.99 21.51
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.78 20.88
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 102.48 19.52
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 107.80 18.55
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.57 16.87
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.78 16.84
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 119.00 16.81
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 119.99 16.67
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 123.50 16.19
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 137.99 14.49
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 138.00 14.49
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 140.00 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 140.00 14.29
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 145.00 13.79
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 148.53 13.47
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 164.00 12.20
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 168.00 11.90
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 170.45 11.73
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 178.23 11.22
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 185.00 10.81
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 194.77 10.27
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 197.30 10.14
HP StorageWorks P2000 AW556A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2000 295.66 6.76
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 408.59 4.89
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 90.84 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 69.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-04-26 $82.01 -10.99
2015-04-26 $93.00 +10.99
2015-04-20 $82.01 +0.01
2015-04-20 $82.00 -6.00
2015-04-20 $88.00 +11.99
2015-04-14 $76.01 -3.00
2015-04-12 $79.01 -11.99
2015-04-12 $91.00 +11.99
2015-04-07 $79.01 -11.99
2015-04-07 $91.00 +11.99

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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