Western Digital AV-GP WD7500AVDS (750 GB)

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Item 3693: Western Digital AV-GP 750 GB WD7500AVDS
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyAV-GP
PartWD7500AVDS
Size750 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 year
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 69.95 42.89
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.49 32.01
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 64.50 31.01
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.50 31.01
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 66.00 30.30
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 69.95 28.59
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 40.50 24.69
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 41.50 24.10
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 42.50 23.53
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 42.98 23.27
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 43.01 23.25
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 65.01 23.07
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 45.40 22.03
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.50 21.98
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 69.40 21.61
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 48.00 20.83
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD103SI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.95 20.02
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.00 20.00
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 38.01 19.73
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 52.25 19.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 53.98 18.53
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 54.50 18.35
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 56.95 17.56
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 57.45 17.41
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 58.36 17.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 59.95 16.68
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.99 16.67
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 61.99 16.13
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 64.00 15.63
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 64.00 15.63
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 64.50 15.50
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 65.96 15.16
Western Digital AV-GP WD7500AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 49.98 15.01
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.20 14.66
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 69.00 14.49
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 52.00 14.42
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 69.50 14.39
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 54.50 13.76
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 56.00 13.39
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 56.50 13.27
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 61.00 13.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 60.01 12.50
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 65.00 11.54
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 86.50 8.67
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 88.00 8.52
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 96.70 7.76
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 128.00 5.86
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 130.00 5.77
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 137.49 5.45
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 143.59 5.22
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 189.95 3.95
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 198.95 3.77
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD7500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 198.96 3.77

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-12-09 $49.98 -68.20
2012-01-06 $118.18 +48.65
2011-07-11 $69.53 +2.09
2011-07-06 $67.44 +0.75
2011-05-02 $66.69 +0.55
2011-05-02 $66.14 -0.72
2011-04-30 $66.86 -0.75
2011-04-12 $67.61 -1.08
2011-04-08 $68.69 -2.20
2011-04-08 $70.89 -0.03

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity750,156 MB
User Sectors Per Drive1,465,149,168
Capacity750 GB
Performance
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)3 Gb/s (Max)
Rotational SpeedIntelliPower *
Buffer Size32 MB
Power
Standby0.40 Watts
Read/Write5.40 Watts
Sleep0.40 Watts
Idle2.80 Watts
Acoustics
Seek Mode 325 dBA (average)
Idle Mode24 dBA (average)

External links

Western Digital AV-GP Reviews & Benchmarks

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