Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX (2000 GB)

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Item 6355: Western Digital Caviar Green 2 TB WD20EARX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Green
PartWD20EARX
Size2000 GB
Cache64 MB
RPM
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty2 year
Disk RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Toshiba DT01ACA200 7200 64 2000 2 70.99 28.17
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX 64 2000 2 72.99 27.40
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 7200 64 2000 76.99 25.98
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 7200 64 2000 86.99 22.99
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX 64 2000 5 92.99 21.51
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX 7200 64 2000 5 122.99 16.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX 64 2000 2 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity2,000,398 MB
User Sectors Per Drive3,907,029,168
Capacity2 TB
Performance
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)6 Gb/s (Max)
Rotational SpeedIntelliPower *
Buffer Size64 MB
Power
Standby0.70 Watts
Read/Write5.30 Watts
Sleep0.70 Watts
Idle3.30 Watts
Acoustics
Seek Mode 325 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 029 dBA (average)
Idle Mode24 dBA (average)
Physical
Width101.6 mm
Depth147 mm
Weight0.64 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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