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 69.95 42.89
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 69.99 35.72
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 56.60 35.34
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 61.25 32.65
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 93.00 32.26
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.49 32.01
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 97.17 30.87
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 97.99 30.62
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 99.95 30.02
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 134.50 29.74
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 67.99 29.42
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 101.99 29.41
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 69.00 28.99
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 69.95 28.59
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 143.00 27.97
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 72.00 27.78
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 72.51 27.58
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 75.03 26.66
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 113.99 26.32
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
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 77.99 25.64
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 79.00 25.32
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
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 122.40 24.51
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 123.66 24.26
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 83.84 23.85
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
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 143.00 20.98
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.79 20.88
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 106.01 18.87
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
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 115.00 17.39
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.91 16.82
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 119.00 16.81
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.99 16.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 126.57 15.80
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 131.56 15.20
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 135.50 14.76
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 143.40 13.95
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 147.99 13.51
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 149.99 13.33
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 154.51 12.94
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 155.00 12.90
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 168.15 11.89
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 169.99 11.77
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 170.00 11.76
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
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 209.95 9.53
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 250.00 8.00
HP StorageWorks P2000 AW556A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2000 300.00 6.67
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 101.05 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 79.00 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-01-23 $126.57 -0.42
2015-01-22 $126.99 -0.01
2014-12-31 $127.00 -2.95
2014-12-26 $129.95 +2.00
2014-12-09 $127.95 -2.00
2014-11-28 $129.95 +54.96
2014-11-22 $74.99 +5.04
2014-11-20 $69.95 -5.04
2014-11-20 $74.99 -65.00
2014-11-18 $139.99 +40.00

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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