Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN (3000 GB)

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Item 6745: Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Green
PartWDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN
Size3000 GB
RPM
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 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 Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 126.89 31.52
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 136.99 29.20
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.45 28.72
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 104.99 28.57
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 107.99 27.78
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 115.98 25.87
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 119.99 25.00
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 120.99 24.80
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 121.70 24.65
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 123.95 24.20
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 124.00 24.19
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 128.99 23.26
Seagate ST3000VM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 3000 130.99 22.90
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 134.99 22.22
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 141.99 21.13
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 152.23 19.71
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 155.00 19.35
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 5 170.00 17.65
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 178.36 16.82
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 184.99 16.22
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 189.99 15.79
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 197.95 15.16
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 2 199.95 15.00
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 199.99 15.00
Hitachi 0F14689 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 214.99 13.95
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 215.00 13.95
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 77.99 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 109.78 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-10-01 $119.99 -1.76
2014-09-29 $121.75 +3.75
2014-09-29 $118.00 +3.00
2014-09-28 $115.00 -6.75
2014-09-26 $121.75 +1.76
2014-09-24 $119.99 +4.99
2014-09-20 $115.00 -4.99
2014-09-20 $119.99 +4.99
2014-09-19 $115.00 -3.00
2014-09-15 $118.00 -1.99

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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