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WD 1TB Desktop SATA Hard Drive - OEM - Green

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  • Reduced power consumption
  • Cool and quiet
  • IntelliPower
  • NoTouch ramp load technology
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Product Information

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Technical Details
BrandWestern Digital
Item Weight599 g
Product Dimensions10.2 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm
Item model numberWD10EZRX
ColorGreen
Screen Size3.5 inches
Hard Drive Size1 TB
Wattage3 watts
  
Additional Information
ASINB006GDVREI
Best Sellers Rank 1,789 in Computers (See top 100)
Shipping Weight599 g
Date First Available15 Feb. 2012
  
Warranty & Support
Warranty, Parts: Replacement parts covered under manufacturer's warranty terms for 12 months from date of purchase

Warranty, Labor: Labour cost covered under manufacturer's warranty terms for 12 months from date of purchase
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As hard drive capacities increase, the power required to run those drives increases as well. WD Caviar Green drives make it possible for energy-conscious customers to build systems with higher capacities and the right balance of system performance, ensured reliability, and energy conservation.

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WD Green Capacity Storage


Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T) benefits

This testing ensures WD products consistently meet the highest quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. WD puts their products through extensive testing in FIT Lab prior to any product launch so that their customers have a hard drive they can trust when storing their digital content.

Cool, Quiet Operation with Massive Capacity

Large capacity offerings of up to 6 TBs help expand capabilities and application usage of WD Green hard drives including primary installations in desktop PCs, as secondary storage in external cases or as reliable backup storage.

  • Available in desktop (3.5-inch) and mobile (2.5-inch) form factors
  • Better for storing photos, videos and other important files
  • Tested extensively in WD FIT lab
  • WD Green hard drives are available in up to 6 TB capacities

Quiet, Precise and Reliable

Quiet acoustics, reduced vibration and enhanced 4K HDD formatting makes WD Green a stronger solution when compared to the competition and perfect for PCs and external drive applications.

Power Management with Performance

One of the best-in-class power management, reduced heat output and next-generation technologies such as IntelliSeek offer a better balance of performance and power.

Enhance Your PC Experience

Load all of your multimedia files on a WD Green HDD while loading your operating system on an SSD to give you both massive capacity and an added boost of speed.

WD Green WD Black
Ideal for Secondary storage for those who need more space for their data Storage for gamers, creative professionals and those who demand the best
2 TB Capacities & Above
Form Factor 2.5-inch & 3.5-inch 2.5-inch & 3.5-inch
Cache 64 MB 64 MB
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s SATA 6 Gb/s

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Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By R. F. Stevens HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on 11 Jun. 2013
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I've installed this in a Dell Dimension 3100 along with a new copy of W7 and a new Radeon graphics card as an upgrade from the old 320GB drive, XP and the old MB graphics.

It is significantly faster in use than the original drive, and has about the same acceptably low level of acoustic noise. At a claimed 150MBytes/s host to/from drive (sustained) data transfer rate this WD10EZRX is the fastest of all the current WD Green drives even if not the biggest. The rotational speed is chosen using the IntelliPower algorithm to maximise transfer rate in all parts of the disk while minimising errors.

It fitted into the original 'clip-in' drive caddy with no problems, and plugged into the machine as normal.

The drive initialised and formatted correctly under the control of the W7 DVD and tested out OK with no errors. It runs cooler to the touch than the original did.

I've restored all the previous data from the backup, and now keep the old drive untouched in the packing the WD came in as an emergency spare with XP and all the old software and data 'just in case'.

It is still looking good after almost a fortnight in service. I'll report if there are any problems, but based on previous experience with these I expect it should be OK for a few years now.

Addendum. 13th October 2013
Added another of these to the same computer because the first one has proved to be excellent.
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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Will on 12 Oct. 2012
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I have recently built a really nice gaming PC. The thing is, I loved the silent SSD, but needed serious space for doing game-play capture. I'm involved in the beta test for Planetside 2, so recording game-play was essential for supporting bug reports with some footage. My PC is also a Shuttle PC, tucked behind my TV in my front room. (My PC room became a nursery last year!) I didn't want to spoil the silent setup with a noisy high-performance drive.

This HDD is perfect. I have yet to hear a single rumble from it, it uses very little power (important for SFF PCs) and handles high quality video capture with ease.

It also came in excellent wrapping unlike another reviewer. It was wrapped in something a bit like an inflatable lilo! It could have survived a serious drop. I was very impressed with it.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Tony on 29 Jan. 2013
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I bought this primarily because of price and because the reviews were a little more favourable than some other well known makes. I normally buy Seagate drives but, the warranty with this drive is (I think) 2 years instead of Seagate's reduced 1 year warranty.

I have to say that I am very happy with this purchase. Acronis True Image (WD download) made it an easy job to clone the old disc and Windows Disk Management allowed me to easily extend the System partition (originally the whole of the C: drive). With 1TB to play with I also took the opportunity to create a few extra partitions (for music, videos, pictures, etc).

This drive is extremely quiet and gets barely warm. I even think it has speeded up my start-up time.

So far this was a very worthwhlie and cheap upgrade. Incidentaly, this drive was extremely well packaged by Amazon.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Hippey on 31 Aug. 2012
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Very good product, I have installed this in a Humax Foxsat HD receiver. No problems so far and very quiet! (Even better than the one I took out!)
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Philip Hall on 3 July 2012
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As this was my first build i read loads of reviews and then basically stick a pin into my short list. Married up to my other purchases from Amazon it works a treat.
Gigabyte SKT-FM1 A75-UD4H Motherboard
AMD A-Series A8 3870K Black Edition Quad-Core Processor (3.00 GHz, 4MB Cache, Socket FM1, 100W, Radeon HD6550D
The only mistake I made was not allowing more space in the first partion of the hard drive. Thankfully I found a smashing bit of freeware (MiniTool Partition Wizard) that allowed me to alter the partion. Compared to my old dell Dimmension C521 it goes like a rocket.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Vesuvious on 14 Mar. 2013
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I have had this drive for a month now, installation was basically plug and play, but when I checked the serial number on the WD website. The drive came up, out of warranty.
Now this isn't a real issue to me as I have all the WD tools anyway from another drive I have. But it would cause some people who want to test their drive before committing masses of data to it a real issue.
I tested mine, it passed every test, no damaged sectors, it passed stress testing. In all a great drive, well packaged, but it doesn't get the 5 stars it deserves because of the warranty problem. However, you do get the warranty from the supplier and I am sure they will honour all claims
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Freewheeling on 19 Nov. 2012
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I plugged it into the PC. I added it to a Windows 7 Raid volume. It worked. I even messed about creating Raid 0, Raid 1, Raid 5 and 10 volumes using the hardware RAID controller from Intel and the software RAID controller in Windows 7.

I know some folk need the very best performance and can test this. All I can say is that for heavy home use it doesn't hold back the overall system. My Windows 7 machine is a media centre recording both Freesat HD and Freeserve and distributing this HD content over a 100Mbps Ethernet card to a 1 Gbps Ethernet switch and onto devices around the house.

I liked it so much that I bought another.
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