Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS (2000 GB)

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Item 3542: Western Digital Caviar Green 2 TB WD20EARS
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyCaviar Green
Size2000 GB
Cache64 MB
Form Factor3.5"
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 year
WD20EARS Reviews4
Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS 64 2000 3 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity2,000,398 MB
User Sectors Per Drive3,907,029,168
Capacity2 TB
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)3 Gb/s (Max)
Buffer Size64 MB
Standby0.80 Watts
Read/Write6.00 Watts
Sleep0.80 Watts
Idle3.70 Watts
Seek Mode 325 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 029 dBA (average)
Idle Mode24 dBA (average)

External links

Western Digital WD20EARS Reviews & Benchmarks

Silent PC Review - New high areal density 2-and-3 TB Greens from WD | silentpcreview.com - Dec. 7, 2010
StorageReview.com - Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB Review (WD20EARS) - June 24, 2010

Other 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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