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 79.95 37.52
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 87.99 34.09
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.99 33.34
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 99.45 30.17
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 132.95 30.09
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 99.99 30.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 101.00 29.70
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 103.99 28.85
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 104.69 28.66
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 144.99 27.59
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 108.95 27.54
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 109.99 27.28
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 115.00 26.09
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 120.85 24.82
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 122.00 24.59
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 164.67 24.29
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 164.99 24.24
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 123.91 24.21
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 168.27 23.77
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 177.99 22.47
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 135.00 22.22
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 144.99 20.69
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 149.99 20.00
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 175.00 17.14
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 177.26 16.92
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 185.97 16.13
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 186.99 16.04
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
Hitachi 0F14689 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 210.00 14.29
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 101.05 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 69.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-11-23 $149.99 -5.00
2014-10-28 $154.99 +35.00
2014-10-22 $119.99 -30.00
2014-10-20 $149.99 -5.00
2014-10-17 $154.99 +5.00
2014-10-10 $149.99 +30.00
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

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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