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/$)
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 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
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 142.99 27.97
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 107.99 27.78
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 110.00 27.27
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
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 76.00 26.32
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 77.99 25.64
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 120.99 24.80
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 122.00 24.59
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 122.44 24.50
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 123.95 24.20
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 82.99 24.10
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 83.00 24.10
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 104.25 23.98
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 84.99 23.53
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 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
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 129.99 23.08
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 87.00 22.99
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 89.94 22.24
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 134.99 22.22
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 140.00 21.43
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 94.99 21.05
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 143.65 20.88
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 95.83 20.87
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 98.00 20.41
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 98.89 20.22
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 149.99 20.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 102.00 19.61
Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 2 127.50 19.61
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 113.00 17.70
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 115.00 17.39
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 119.68 16.71
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 128.43 15.57
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.00 15.50
Hitachi Deskstar HD32000 IDK/7K SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 129.06 15.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.99 15.39
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.99 15.04
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 134.99 14.82
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 139.99 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 142.15 14.07
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 149.99 13.33
Western Digital WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 158.99 12.58
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 159.09 12.57
Western Digital RE4 WD2003FYYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 159.95 12.50
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 164.99 12.12
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 170.00 11.76
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 179.00 11.17
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 181.31 11.03
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 198.74 10.06
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
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 275.00 7.27
HP StorageWorks P2000 AW556A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2000 299.99 6.67
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 324.98 6.15
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 77.99 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 109.24 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-10-15 $129.99 +0.01
2014-10-10 $129.98 +20.79
2014-09-15 $109.19 +17.69
2014-07-25 $91.50 -19.50
2014-06-15 $111.00 -8.00
2014-06-11 $119.00 -5.99
2014-06-04 $124.99 -84.96
2014-05-27 $209.95 +84.96
2014-05-08 $124.99 -84.96
2014-05-02 $209.95 +84.96

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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