Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX (2500 GB)

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Item 6281: Western Digital Caviar Green 2.5 TB WD25EZRX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Green
PartWD25EZRX
Size2500 GB
Cache64 MB
RPM
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty2 year
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 83.00 36.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 99.99 30.00
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.45 28.72
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 143.25 27.92
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 107.99 27.78
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 108.98 27.53
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 149.99 26.67
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 94.61 26.42
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 119.00 25.21
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 162.50 24.62
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 123.91 24.21
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 124.00 24.19
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 125.00 24.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 167.84 23.83
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 168.50 23.74
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 130.47 22.99
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 174.32 22.95
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 134.99 22.22
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 179.99 22.22
Western Digital AV-GP WD40EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 183.64 21.78
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 184.99 21.62
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 140.00 21.43
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 154.99 19.36
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 157.90 19.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 165.00 18.18
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 175.93 17.05
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 184.99 16.22
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 185.97 16.13
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 189.99 15.79
Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 2 163.00 15.34
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 75.99 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 109.24 0.00
Seagate ST4000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4TB+8GB NAND Flash 169.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-10-28 $163.00 +28.00
2014-10-28 $135.00 -164.59
2014-10-23 $299.59 +162.42
2014-10-21 $137.17 +9.67
2014-05-28 $127.50 -7.49
2014-05-14 $134.99 +5.06
2014-05-02 $129.93 +2.55
2014-05-01 $127.38 +19.85
2014-05-01 $107.53 -19.85
2014-05-01 $127.38 +14.42

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity2,500,495 MB
User Sectors Per Drive4,883,781,168
Capacity2.5 TB
Performance
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)6 Gb/s (Max)
Rotational SpeedIntelliPower *
Buffer Size64 MB
Power
Standby0.80 Watts
Read/Write6.00 Watts
Sleep0.80 Watts
Idle5.50 Watts
Acoustics
Seek Mode 325 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 029 dBA (average)
Idle Mode24 dBA (average)
Physical
Width101.6 mm
Depth147 mm
Weight0.73 kg
Height26.1 mm

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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