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 55.99 53.58
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 89.95 33.35
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.95 33.35
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.99 33.34
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.00 32.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 93.45 32.10
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 94.48 31.75
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.99 30.77
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 64.99 30.77
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 66.20 30.21
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 132.50 30.19
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 67.00 29.85
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 139.99 28.57
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 70.01 28.57
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 72.00 27.78
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 110.62 27.12
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 110.99 27.03
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 74.99 26.67
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 75.00 26.67
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 76.65 26.09
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 114.99 26.09
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 157.13 25.46
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.99 25.00
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 80.98 24.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 82.00 24.39
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 164.99 24.24
Seagate STBD6000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 6000 249.00 24.10
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 84.00 23.81
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 84.41 23.69
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 169.99 23.53
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 87.01 22.99
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 178.26 22.44
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 178.59 22.40
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 178.90 22.36
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 89.95 22.23
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 90.99 21.98
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 92.25 21.68
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 139.95 21.44
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 93.50 21.39
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 94.00 21.28
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 189.00 21.16
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 190.09 21.04
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.99 20.84
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 148.89 20.15
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 199.99 20.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 155.00 19.35
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 208.49 19.19
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 216.99 18.43
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 165.00 18.18
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 173.28 17.31
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 236.00 16.95
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.57 16.87
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.81 16.83
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 238.99 16.74
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 150.59 16.60
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 183.22 16.37
Western Digital Black WD4001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 244.74 16.34
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.63 16.05
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.70 16.04
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 188.00 15.96
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 189.99 15.79
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 194.50 15.42
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 132.00 15.15
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 135.71 14.74
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 137.99 14.49
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 150.00 13.33
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 155.73 12.84
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 236.51 12.68
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 159.00 12.58
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 164.00 12.20
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 181.31 11.03
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 181.45 11.02
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 285.00 10.53
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
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 200.00 10.00
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 209.95 9.53
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 248.59 8.05
HP StorageWorks P2000 AW556A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2000 290.00 6.90
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 408.59 4.89
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 101.05 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 78.40 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-03-26 $248.59 +33.60
2015-03-22 $214.99 +85.04
2015-03-18 $129.95 -85.04
2015-03-14 $214.99 +87.99
2015-03-11 $127.00 +0.03
2015-03-05 $126.97 -0.01
2015-02-17 $126.98 -0.01
2015-02-13 $126.99 +0.42
2015-01-23 $126.57 -0.42
2015-01-22 $126.99 -0.01

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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