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
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 134.95 29.64
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 104.42 28.73
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.45 28.72
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.99 28.57
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 107.00 28.04
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 107.99 27.78
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 118.00 25.42
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 119.61 25.08
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 125.00 24.00
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 128.99 23.26
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 131.09 22.89
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 139.99 21.43
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 142.99 20.98
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 144.69 20.73
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 145.00 20.69
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 145.08 20.68
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 159.99 18.75
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 171.50 17.49
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 184.99 16.22
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 185.18 16.20
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 194.00 15.46
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 200.00 15.00
Hitachi 0F14689 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 219.99 13.64
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 225.00 13.33
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3030ALA630 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 3000 245.97 12.20
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 77.24 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 109.21 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-09-15 $118.00 -1.99
2014-09-15 $119.99 -5.00
2014-08-21 $124.99 -3.91
2014-08-17 $128.90 -1.09
2014-07-25 $129.99 -10.00
2014-06-14 $139.99 +30.99
2014-06-12 $109.00 -30.99
2014-06-02 $139.99 +5.00
2014-05-29 $134.99 -5.00
2014-05-07 $139.99 -6.00

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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