Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS (1000 GB)

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Item 1464: Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB WD1001FALS
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Black
Size1000 GB
Cache32 MB
Form Factor3.5"
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty5 year
WD1001FALS Reviews6

Maximum performance

Sophisticated performance enhancing features deliver the speed you need for demanding applications like photo and video editing and Internet gaming.

No compromises

High performance, high capacity, high reliability, and cutting-edge technology make up WD Black, the ideal drive for those who demand only the best.

Industry-leading warranty

WD Black carries the highest available warranty protection on the market, a 5-year limited warranty

Dual processor

Twice the processing power to maximize performance. (wdc.com)

Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 32 1000 5 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity1,000,236 MB
User Sectors Per Drive1,953,525,168
Capacity1 TB
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)3 Gb/s (Max)
Buffer Size32 MB
Standby1.00 Watts
Read/Write8.40 Watts
Sleep1.00 Watts
Idle7.80 Watts
Seek Mode 329 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 033 dBA (average)
Idle Mode24 dBA (average)

External links

Western Digital WD1001FALS Reviews & Benchmarks

Silent PC Review - Caviar Black: WD's Performance 1TB HDD - Jan. 13, 2009
Tom's Hardware - 1TB Evolves: New Drives, More Speed : Hitachi, WD: 1-TB Drives Revised - Sept. 12, 2008
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