Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0010HNC-NRSN (1000 GB)

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Item 5502: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB WDBAAZ0010HNC-NRSN
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Black
PartWDBAAZ0010HNC-NRSN
Size1000 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM7200
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 years limited

Maximum performance

Sophisticated performance enhancing features deliver the speed you need for demanding applications like photo and video editing and Internet gaming.

No compromises

High performance, high capacity, high reliability, and cutting-edge technology make up WD Black, the ideal drive for those who demand only the best.

Industry-leading warranty

WD Black carries the highest available warranty protection on the market, a 5-year limited warranty

Dual processor

Twice the processing power to maximize performance. (wdc.com)

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 82.00 36.59
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 65.00 30.77
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 99.99 30.00
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.45 28.72
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.99 28.57
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 106.65 28.13
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 107.99 27.78
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 144.39 27.70
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 149.99 26.67
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 75.00 26.67
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 75.00 26.67
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 37.50 26.67
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 76.00 26.32
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 114.90 26.11
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 77.45 25.82
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 77.60 25.77
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 119.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 120.90 24.81
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 121.50 24.69
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 162.50 24.62
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 164.99 24.24
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 123.85 24.22
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 123.91 24.21
Seagate STBD6000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 6000 249.99 24.00
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 104.25 23.98
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 168.00 23.81
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 84.43 23.69
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 42.31 23.64
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 84.99 23.53
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 85.00 23.53
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 85.20 23.47
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 64.00 23.44
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 87.00 22.99
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 174.62 22.91
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 44.00 22.73
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 44.40 22.52
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 134.99 22.22
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 179.99 22.22
Western Digital AV-GP WD40EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 180.32 22.18
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 138.49 21.66
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 184.99 21.62
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 92.99 21.51
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 140.00 21.43
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 47.00 21.28
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 47.25 21.16
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 94.99 21.05
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 71.99 20.84
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 96.47 20.73
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 48.95 20.43
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 98.00 20.41
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 49.00 20.41
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 98.89 20.22
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 49.45 20.22
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.45 20.22
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.67 20.13
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 74.90 20.03
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 101.21 19.76
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 51.99 19.23
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 52.25 19.14
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 157.90 19.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 54.19 18.45
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 108.90 18.37
Toshiba DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 54.99 18.19
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 220.65 18.13
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 55.99 17.86
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 57.26 17.46
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 115.00 17.39
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 230.55 17.35
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 87.00 17.24
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 87.00 17.24
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 175.93 17.05
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 234.99 17.02
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 119.68 16.71
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 60.01 16.66
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 60.01 16.66
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 240.99 16.60
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 60.81 16.44
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 183.00 16.39
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 91.80 16.34
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 245.00 16.33
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 184.99 16.22
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 247.49 16.16
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 61.92 16.15
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 62.00 16.13
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 93.00 16.13
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 93.00 16.13
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 62.50 16.00
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 189.99 15.79
Hitachi Deskstar HD32000 IDK/7K SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 126.78 15.78
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 257.57 15.53
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 64.49 15.51
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.00 15.50
Western Digital Black WD4001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 259.08 15.44
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.99 15.39
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 197.95 15.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 99.00 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 66.01 15.15
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.99 15.04
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 199.50 15.04
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 2 199.95 15.00
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 200.00 15.00
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 66.99 14.93
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 134.99 14.82
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 68.99 14.49
Seagate Pipeline HD ST1000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 1000 69.99 14.29
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 139.99 14.29
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 70.00 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 141.45 14.14
Hitachi 0F14689 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 215.00 13.95
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 73.24 13.65
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 74.99 13.34
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 154.99 12.90
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 79.01 12.66
Western Digital WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 158.99 12.58
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 159.20 12.56
Western Digital WESA9 WD25EZRX-SATA III SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 199.43 12.54
Western Digital RE4 WD2003FYYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 159.95 12.50
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 159.97 12.50
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.00 12.50
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 80.00 12.50
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 164.99 12.12
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 170.00 11.76
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 170.00 11.76
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 85.21 11.74
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 179.00 11.17
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 89.99 11.11
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 90.00 11.11
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 92.49 10.81
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 94.49 10.58
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 198.74 10.06
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 99.45 10.06
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 5 153.45 9.78
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 104.13 9.60
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 108.00 9.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 109.00 9.17
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 225.00 8.89
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 113.25 8.83
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 113.35 8.82
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 119.94 8.34
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 179.95 8.34
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 244.50 8.18
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 249.75 8.01
HP GE262UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 134.92 7.41
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 275.00 7.27
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 139.25 7.18
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
G-TECH 0G00149 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 1000 3 146.86 6.81
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 157.00 6.37
Seagate Barracuda ST315005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 262.60 5.71
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10000LSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 3 199.00 5.03
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 223.22 4.48
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 249.00 4.02
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 254.95 3.92
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 275.00 3.64
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 1040.88 0.96
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 109.24 0.00
Seagate ST4000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4TB+8GB NAND Flash 169.99 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 75.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-10-21 $249.00 -9.23
2014-10-20 $258.23 -40.77
2014-10-19 $299.00 +43.13
2014-10-11 $255.87 -43.13
2014-10-10 $299.00 +49.01
2014-09-20 $249.99 +0.99
2014-07-26 $249.00 +50.00
2014-07-25 $199.00 +39.01
2014-06-08 $159.99 -90.00
2014-06-08 $249.99 -107.16

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