Western Digital Caviar Green WD8000AARS (800 GB)

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Item 3679: Western Digital Caviar Green 800 GB WD8000AARS
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Green
Size800 GB
Cache64 MB
Form Factor3.5"
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 year
Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8000AARS 64 800 3 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity800,204 MB
User Sectors Per Drive1,562,824,368
Capacity800 GB
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)3 Gb/s (Max)
Buffer Size64 MB
Standby0.38 Watts
Read/Write4.86 Watts
Sleep0.38 Watts
Idle4.85 Watts
Seek Mode 027 dBA (average)
Idle Mode23 dBA (average)

External links

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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