Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX (3000 GB)

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Item 6282: Western Digital Caviar Green 3 TB WD30EZRX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Green
PartWD30EZRX
Size3000 GB
Cache64 MB
RPM
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty2 year
WD30EZRX Reviews3
Disk RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Toshiba DT01ACA300 7200 64 3000 2 89.99 33.34
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX 64 3000 2 94.99 31.58
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 7200 64 3000 99.99 30.00
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX 64 3000 5 118.99 25.21
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ 7200 64 3000 5 219.99 13.64
Seagate ST1000DX001 7200 64 1TB+8GB 74.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-08-19 $94.99 +0.10
2015-08-09 $94.89 -0.10
2015-07-13 $94.99 -3.00
2015-07-10 $97.99 +3.00
2015-06-30 $94.99 -3.00
2015-06-25 $97.99 +3.00
2015-06-24 $94.99 -3.00
2015-06-16 $97.99 -2.00
2015-06-05 $99.99 +2.00
2015-06-03 $97.99 -2.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity3,000,592 MB
User Sectors Per Drive5,860,533,168
Capacity3 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 WD30EZRX Reviews & Benchmarks

eTeknix - Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB Hard Drive Review Gold Award - Oct. 24, 2011
Hot Hardware - 3TB Hard Drive Round-up: Hitachi, Seagate, WD - Sept. 7, 2011

Other Western Digital Caviar Green Reviews & Benchmarks

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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