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/$)
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
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 100.00 30.00
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 2 106.49 28.17
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 115.00 26.09
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 154.00 25.97
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 121.39 24.71
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 164.99 24.24
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 3 126.45 23.72
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 126.99 23.62
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 129.00 23.26
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 5 185.99 16.13
Seagate Constellation CS ST3000NC002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 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
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 202.02 14.85
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 205.38 14.61
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 216.95 13.83
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 87.25 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 114.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-03-20 $145.99 -4.00
2014-03-18 $149.99 +17.00
2014-01-22 $132.99 +3.00
2014-01-13 $129.99 +1.30
2014-01-09 $128.69 -1.00
2013-12-26 $129.69 -0.30
2013-12-23 $129.99 -3.00
2013-12-06 $132.99 -3.00
2013-11-09 $135.99 +4.85
2013-11-05 $131.14 -4.85

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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