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WD 1TB Caviar Green 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive

WD 1TB Caviar Green 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • Reduced Power Consumption
  • Perfect for External Drives
  • Advanced Format
  • RoHS Compliant

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The 1TB Caviar Green 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive from Western Digital is a cool, quiet and eco-friendly hard drive that caters to energy-conscious people. The hard drive conserves energy and ensures reliability along with higher capacities and a right balance of performance.

Reduced Power Consumption
Western Digital has reduced power consumption making it possible for our energy conscious customers to build systems with higher capacities and the right balance of system performance, ensured reliability, and energy conservation.
Perfect for External Drives
External drive manufacturers can eliminate the need for a fan in a high-capacity product with a Western Digital Caviar Green drive, the coolest and quietest in its class.
Advanced Format
Technology being adopted by Western Digital and other drive manufacturers as one of multiple ways to continue growing hard drive capacities. Advanced Format is a more efficient media format that enables increased areal densities.
Massive Capacity
Western Digital Caviar Green SATA drives now delivers 1TB of storage on a single drive.
Cool and Quiet
Drives with Western Digital GreenPower Technology yield lower operating temperatures for increased reliability and low acoustics for ultra-quiet PCs and external drives.
A fine-tuned balance of spin speed, transfer rate and caching algorithms designed to deliver both significant power savings and solid performance. Additionally, Caviar Green drives consume less current during startup allowing lower peak loads on systems as they are booted.
Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
NoTouch Ramp Load Technology
The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
- Desktop PCs, high capacity external storage, and NAS.
- Desktop / Consumer RAID Environments - Western Digital's Caviar Green hard drives are tested and recommended for use in consumer-type RAID applications (RAID-0 / RAID-1).
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity 1,000,204 MB
User Sectors per Drive 1,953,525,168
Advanced Format (AF) Yes
SATA Latching Connector Yes
Form Factor 3.5" (8.89cm)
RoHS Compliant Yes
Data Transfer Rate Buffer to host: 6 Gb/s
Host to drive: 110 Mb/s
Cache 64 Mb
Rotational Speed IntelliPower
Reliability / Data Integrity
Load/Unload Cycles 300,000* 1
Please Note:

*Controlled unload at ambient condition.

Non-Recoverable Read Errors <1 in 10 per bit reads
Power Management
12VDC 1.65
Average Power Requirements Read/Write: 5.3
Idle: 3.3
Standby: 0.7
Sleep: 0.7
Environmental Requirements
Temperature Operating: 32 to 140°F (0 to 60°C)
Non-operating: -40 to 160°F (-40 to 70°C)
Shock Operating (2 ms, read): 30
Operating (2 ms, read/write): 65
Non-operating (1 ms): 300
Acoustics Idle: 23
Performance Seek Mode: 27
Quiet seek mode: 24
Dimensions (HxWxL) 1.02 x 4 x 5.78" (2.59 x 10.16 x 14.68cm)
Weight 1.32 lb (0.59 kg)
WD 1TB Caviar Green 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty*
  • Note: *The term of the limited warranty may vary by region.


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    Western Digital1TB Caviar Green 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive

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    Great Drive for the price

    By aaron5140

    from Papillion, NE

    About Me Heavy Duty User

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    • Easy To Install
    • Fast
    • Highly Compatible
    • Quiet
    • Reliable


      Best Uses

      • High-End Multimedia

      Comments about Western Digital 1TB Caviar Green 3.5" SATA Internal Hard Drive:

      I now have four of these drives in a RAID 5 array and the performance is great running Openfiler as a NAS/SAN operating system.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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