Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN (2000 GB)

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Item 5503: Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Green
PartWDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN
Size2000 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 years limited
Disk Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 72.99 41.10
Hitachi Ultrastar HUA723030ALA641 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 79.95 37.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 2 82.95 30.14
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 104.99 28.57
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 104.99 28.57
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 148.23 26.99
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 115.00 26.09
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 79.75 25.08
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 121.39 24.71
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 124.95 24.01
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 126.38 23.74
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 84.81 23.58
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 84.99 23.53
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 127.99 23.44
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 127.99 23.44
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 86.00 23.26
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 131.98 22.73
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 89.95 22.23
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 137.99 21.74
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 137.99 21.74
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 93.09 21.48
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 140.00 21.43
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 94.99 21.05
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 95.00 21.05
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 95.64 20.91
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 95.93 20.85
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 95.93 20.85
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 145.99 20.55
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 148.99 20.14
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 99.72 20.06
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 99.98 20.00
Seagate ST3000VM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 3000 149.99 20.00
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 149.99 20.00
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 105.00 19.05
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 105.95 18.88
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 106.00 18.87
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 113.00 17.70
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 141.81 17.63
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 119.99 16.67
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 126.99 15.75
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 127.00 15.75
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 128.97 15.51
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 129.00 15.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 129.00 15.50
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 129.95 15.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.99 15.39
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 130.15 15.37
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 145.99 13.70
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 149.95 13.34
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 155.00 12.90
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 156.95 12.74
Western Digital WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 159.99 12.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 165.00 12.12
Seagate Constellation ES ST2000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 179.99 11.11
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 198.74 10.06
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 199.99 10.00
Hitachi 0F14690 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 199.99 10.00
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 199.99 10.00
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 219.62 9.11
Western Digital RE4 WD2003FYYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 229.99 8.70
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 249.99 8.00
HP StorageWorks P2000 AW556A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2000 299.99 6.67
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 349.95 5.72
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 370.44 5.40
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 500.00 4.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 3 3000.00 0.67
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 84.66 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 114.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-04-17 $129.99 -10.00
2014-04-12 $139.99 -10.00
2014-04-11 $149.99 -59.96
2014-04-08 $209.95 -5.04
2014-04-08 $214.99 +5.04
2014-04-07 $209.95 -5.04
2014-04-06 $214.99 +5.04
2014-04-01 $209.95 -5.04
2014-04-01 $214.99 +5.04
2014-03-21 $209.95 -5.04

External links

Western Digital Caviar Green Reviews & Benchmarks

Hot Hardware - 3TB Hard Drive Round-up: Hitachi, Seagate, WD - Sept. 7, 2011
Hardware Heaven - Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB Hard Drive Review - Jan. 1, 2011
Hot Hardware - WD Caviar Green 3TB Hard Drive Review - Oct. 19, 2010
Legit Reviews - Western Digital 3TB Caviar Green Hard Drive Review - Oct. 19, 2010
Hot Hardware - WD Caviar & RE2 GreenPower 1TB HDs - March 24, 2008
ExtremeTech - RAID Class Terabyte Hard Drives - Nov. 29, 2007
Tom's Hardware - The Terabyte Battle - Nov. 5, 2007
Tom's Hardware - WD Caviar GP: The "Green" 1 TB Drive - Oct. 11, 2007

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