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 A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 39.20 25.51
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 41.80 23.92
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 42.34 23.62
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 43.75 22.86
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 44.85 22.30
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 44.90 22.27
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.01 22.22
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 48.00 20.83
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.00 20.41
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.95 20.02
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 50.01 20.00
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.01 20.00
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 52.59 19.02
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 53.99 18.52
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 55.01 18.18
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 56.01 17.85
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 58.10 17.21
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 59.99 16.67
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 63.98 15.63
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 64.00 15.63
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 64.49 15.51
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 65.76 15.21
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 66.52 15.03
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.01 14.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.99 14.49
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 69.00 14.49
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 73.80 13.55
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 79.50 12.58
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 79.85 12.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 85.55 11.69
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 87.29 11.46
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 87.65 11.41
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 89.76 11.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 90.18 11.09
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 91.25 10.96
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 92.99 10.75
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 94.00 10.64
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 94.16 10.62
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 94.99 10.53
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 113.55 8.81
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 140.00 7.14
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 144.00 6.94
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 195.00 5.13
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 196.57 5.09
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 223.50 4.47
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 0.00

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