Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX (2000 GB)

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Item 5772: Western Digital Caviar Black 2 TB WD2002FAEX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Black
PartWD2002FAEX
Size2000 GB
Cache64 MB
RPM7200
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty5 year

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 HUA723030ALA641 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 54.40 55.15
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 65.88 37.95
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 90.16 33.27
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 61.00 32.79
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.15 32.18
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 94.60 31.71
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 95.00 31.58
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.99 30.77
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 97.99 30.62
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 135.95 29.42
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 101.99 29.41
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 69.62 28.73
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 69.95 28.59
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 69.99 28.58
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.99 28.57
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 70.00 28.57
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 143.00 27.97
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 72.99 27.40
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 110.99 27.03
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 74.00 27.03
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 114.99 26.09
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 77.99 25.64
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 78.00 25.64
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 118.79 25.25
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 Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.98 25.01
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.98 25.01
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 159.99 25.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 82.00 24.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 82.01 24.39
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 164.99 24.24
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 165.72 24.14
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 167.00 23.95
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 84.41 23.69
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 172.08 23.25
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 89.95 22.23
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 135.00 22.22
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 91.00 21.98
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 91.99 21.74
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.99 20.84
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 144.95 20.70
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 102.00 19.61
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 105.62 18.94
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 162.99 18.41
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 109.00 18.35
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 110.00 18.18
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.91 16.82
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 119.25 16.77
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 126.98 15.75
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 129.55 15.44
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 130.00 15.38
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 137.99 14.49
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 143.50 13.94
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 155.00 12.90
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 158.00 12.66
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 169.15 11.82
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 174.99 11.43
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 179.00 11.17
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 194.61 10.28
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
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 209.95 9.53
HP StorageWorks P2000 AW556A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2000 299.00 6.69
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 79.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-03-01 $143.50 -1.50
2015-03-01 $145.00 -14.95
2015-02-28 $159.95 +9.95
2015-02-28 $150.00 -9.95
2015-02-28 $159.95 +16.45
2015-02-28 $143.50 -1.50
2015-02-28 $145.00 -14.95
2015-02-28 $159.95 +16.45
2015-02-27 $143.50 -1.50
2015-02-27 $145.00 -14.94

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity2,000,398 MB
User Sectors Per Drive3,907,029,168
Capacity2 TB
Performance
Average Latency4.20 ms (nominal)
Rotational Speed7,200 RPM (nominal)
Load/unload Cycles300,000 minimum
Buffer Size64 MB
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)6 Gb/s (Max)
Power
Standby1.30 Watts
Read/Write10.70 Watts
Sleep1.30 Watts
Idle8.20 Watts
Acoustics
Seek Mode 330 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 034 dBA (average)
Idle Mode29 dBA (average)
Physical
Width101.6 mm
Depth147 mm
Weight0.75 kg
Height26.1 mm

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