Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX (1000 GB)

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Item 4755: Western Digital RE4 1 TB WD1003FBYX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyRE4
PartWD1003FBYX
Size1000 GB
Cache64 MB
RPM7200
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty5 year
WD1003FBYX Reviews2
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 WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 69.99 35.72
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.49 32.01
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 63.25 31.62
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
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 69.99 28.58
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 71.86 27.83
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 74.99 26.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 76.00 26.32
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 77.50 25.81
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 79.41 25.19
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.73 25.08
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 79.99 25.00
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 40.50 24.69
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 82.62 24.21
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 83.84 23.85
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 41.99 23.82
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 42.00 23.81
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 43.00 23.26
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
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 44.99 22.23
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 68.40 21.93
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 48.00 20.83
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD103SI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.95 20.02
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 76.50 19.61
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 52.25 19.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 78.99 18.99
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 53.99 18.52
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 82.00 18.29
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 56.01 17.85
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 58.40 17.12
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
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 65.80 15.20
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 66.01 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.20 14.66
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 74.99 13.34
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 74.99 13.34
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 75.88 13.18
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 77.45 12.91
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 79.65 12.55
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 79.98 12.50
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 82.40 12.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 82.45 12.13
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 85.00 11.76
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 85.55 11.69
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 93.79 10.66
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 96.49 10.36
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 96.50 10.36
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 104.00 9.62
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 112.00 8.93
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 115.35 8.67
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 125.50 7.97
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 127.00 7.87
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 145.00 6.90
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10000LSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 3 199.00 5.03
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 199.95 5.00
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 208.00 4.81
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 210.00 4.76
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 224.00 4.46
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 229.99 4.35
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 249.95 4.00
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 79.00 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-01-26 $64.99 +5.99
2015-01-26 $59.00 +1.00
2015-01-23 $58.00 +5.50
2015-01-22 $52.50 -2.00
2015-01-21 $54.50 -4.50
2015-01-21 $59.00 -5.99
2015-01-19 $64.99 +5.49
2015-01-16 $59.50 -5.49
2015-01-15 $64.99 +5.49
2015-01-12 $59.50 -5.49

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity1,000,204 MB
User Sectors Per Drive1,953,525,168
Capacity1 TB
Performance
Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk)128 MB/s (Max)
Average Latency4.20 ms (nominal)
Rotational Speed7,200 RPM (nominal)
Load/unload Cycles600,000 minimum
Buffer Size64 MB
Power
Standby0.70 Watts
Read/Write7.90 Watts
Sleep0.70 Watts
Idle5.90 Watts
Acoustics
Seek Mode 325 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 029 dBA (average)
Idle Mode28 dBA (average)

External links

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