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 69.95 42.89
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 69.99 35.72
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 90.65 33.09
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 91.47 32.80
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.49 32.01
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 124.99 32.00
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 64.50 31.01
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 97.17 30.87
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 66.00 30.30
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 99.95 30.02
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 99.99 30.00
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 101.99 29.41
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 69.95 28.59
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 69.99 28.58
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 105.00 28.57
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 71.31 28.05
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 143.00 27.97
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 114.00 26.32
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 76.00 26.32
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 77.50 25.81
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 78.65 25.43
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 119.00 25.21
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 79.41 25.19
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.99 25.00
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 79.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 159.99 25.00
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 40.00 25.00
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 40.50 24.69
Seagate STBD6000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 6000 244.00 24.59
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 162.99 24.54
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 122.40 24.51
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 164.99 24.24
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 42.00 23.81
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 42.00 23.81
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 168.19 23.78
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 126.98 23.63
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 42.50 23.53
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 43.01 23.25
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 129.99 23.08
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 65.01 23.07
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 89.00 22.47
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 135.00 22.22
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 90.00 22.22
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
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 190.10 21.04
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.79 20.88
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 48.00 20.83
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 196.42 20.36
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 98.89 20.22
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
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.95 20.02
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 199.95 20.01
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 76.50 19.61
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 51.10 19.57
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 205.47 19.47
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 52.25 19.14
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 210.00 19.05
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 210.00 19.05
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 78.99 18.99
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 53.98 18.53
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 162.99 18.41
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 218.25 18.33
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 82.00 18.29
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 109.99 18.18
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 110.00 18.18
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 56.00 17.86
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 56.01 17.85
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 84.50 17.75
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 56.95 17.56
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 228.44 17.51
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 57.45 17.41
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 115.00 17.39
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 115.00 17.39
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 173.28 17.31
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 58.40 17.12
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 233.99 17.09
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.91 16.82
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 59.95 16.68
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 181.45 16.53
Western Digital Black WD4001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 243.75 16.41
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 61.99 16.13
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.99 16.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 125.00 16.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 126.57 15.80
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 189.99 15.79
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 190.00 15.79
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 64.00 15.63
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 64.99 15.39
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 98.00 15.31
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 196.95 15.23
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 65.78 15.20
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 66.01 15.15
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.56 15.09
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.20 14.66
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 143.40 13.95
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 222.89 13.46
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
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 149.99 13.33
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 113.38 13.23
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 75.88 13.18
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 154.00 12.99
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 154.51 12.94
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 77.45 12.91
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 155.00 12.90
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 155.00 12.90
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 79.00 12.66
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 79.98 12.50
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 160.00 12.50
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.56 12.41
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 82.45 12.13
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 164.99 12.12
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
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
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 177.15 11.29
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 ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 197.30 10.14
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 198.74 10.06
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 206.44 9.69
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 104.00 9.62
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 209.95 9.53
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 5 159.00 9.43
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 5 115.47 8.66
Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 2 299.59 8.34
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 250.00 8.00
HP GE262UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 126.60 7.90
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 129.45 7.72
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 133.56 7.49
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 140.00 7.14
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 170.00 5.88
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
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 199.95 5.00
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 209.00 4.78
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 3 249.99 4.00
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 101.99 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 79.00 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-01-27 $249.99 +20.00
2015-01-04 $229.99 -20.00
2014-12-20 $249.99 -285.81
2014-12-19 $535.80 +345.81
2014-12-05 $189.99 -143.08
2014-12-02 $333.07 -134.34
2014-12-01 $467.41 +134.34
2014-11-16 $333.07 -46.35
2014-11-09 $379.42 +130.42
2014-10-21 $249.00 -9.23

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