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 Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 72.99 41.10
Hitachi Ultrastar HUA723030ALA641 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 79.95 37.52
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 104.99 28.57
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 104.99 28.57
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 115.00 26.09
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 121.39 24.71
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 124.95 24.01
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 126.40 23.73
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 127.99 23.44
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 127.99 23.44
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 131.98 22.73
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 137.99 21.74
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 137.99 21.74
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 140.00 21.43
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 145.99 20.55
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 148.99 20.14
Seagate ST3000VM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 3000 149.99 20.00
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 149.99 20.00
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 169.95 17.65
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 187.99 15.96
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 189.99 15.79
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 189.99 15.79
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3030ALA630 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 3000 199.00 15.08
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 199.00 15.08
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 214.99 13.95
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 220.02 13.64
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 342.00 8.77
Hitachi 0F14689 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 369.92 8.11
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 84.68 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 114.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-04-22 $104.99 -1.50
2014-04-19 $106.49 -0.50
2014-04-14 $106.99 +0.50
2014-04-13 $106.49 +0.54
2014-04-13 $105.95 -0.54
2014-04-10 $106.49 +2.03
2014-04-09 $104.46 -0.03
2014-04-09 $104.49 -0.32
2014-04-07 $168.38
2014-04-04 $104.81 -1.69

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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