Scan code: LN53872 Manufacturer code: WD1003FZEX

WD Black 3.5" SATA III Desktop HDD/Hard Drive 7200rpm

1TB WD Black WD1003FZEX, 3.5" HDD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, 7200rpm, 2ms, 64MB Cache

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Scan code: LN53872 Manufacturer code: WD1003FZEX
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The 1TB WD BLACK HDD provides high quality and incredible performance using the latest SATA III standard which runs at 6Gb/s, the 3.5 inch form factor is just 26.1mm in height. The RPM class for this drive is 7200 rpm with a storage capacity of 1000GB, these drives come with a 64MB cache with an access time of just 2ms.

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Create it in BLACK

For the creators, the gamers and those that demand the best, WD delivered the next generation of hard drives to enlarge your PC playground. The latest WD BLACK hard drives offer enhanced features that maximize system performance, allowing you to spend more time doing what you love most with less waiting time. WD BLACK is designed to intensify your PC experience with generous capacity and incredible performance, pushing the boundaries of personalisation.

Other Hard Drives in the 3.5" WD BLACK range:

500GB 2TB 4TB 6TB

2.5" WD BLACK Mobile range:

500GB 750GB 1TB

Hard Drive Performance

Everyday Performance

For Creatives, Enthusiasts & Gamers

WD BLACK drives offer a variety of storage capacities whether you’re a photographer, video editor or a digital artist; look no further than the WD BLACK range, they deliver inspiring performance for storing large media files, photos and videos. WD BLACK HDD’s also cater to gamers, providing the perfect performance for gaming, WD BLACK offers you the chance to expand your game library and also plan for the future and offer you enough capacity for extra game content, combined with an SSD will provide gamers with the best PC performance.

Smart Hard Drive Technology

Solid Reliability

WD BLACK is smarter than the Average Drive

When High-end components are added to performance and workstation PC’s they more than likely omit tiny vibrations and that can reduce the precision and performance of your hard drive and even the best chassis on the market can’t always stop this. The WD BLACK hard drives feature Vibration Control Technology (VCT) which allows the disks inside the drive to adapt to any problems or vibration conditions, that are inside your case, resulting in much higher data accuracy, performance and reliability over time, so for gamers this means you can game harder, faster and longer.

WD BLACK Features


Industry-Leading Warranty
Every WD BLACK drive is backed by an industry leading 5-year limited warranty. Compared to standard hard drives such as WD BLUE, WD BLACK hard drives pass more strenuous and aggressive internal testing over a longer period of time.

Right Choice

StableTrac Technology
WD BLACK 1TB drive is fitted with StableTrac Technology. This secures the motor shaft inside the hard drive to increase reliability and help reduce impact due to system-induced vibrations from other components. By stabilizing the platters inside, WD Black drives result in more accurate tracking in a particular sector during read and write operations, optimizing performance and reliability.


Dual-Core Processing
The WD Black drive features a dual-core processor that offers twice the processing capability as a standard single-core processor to maximize drive performance, especially for loading games or large multimedia files.

Capacity 1000 GB
Form Factor 3.5"
Flash Memory Size N/A
Flash Memory Type N/A
Height 26.1 mm
Rotation Speed 7200 rpm
Sector Size  
Cache 64MB
Access Time 2 ms
Host to/from Drive Sustained Transfer Rate  
Interface SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s)
Load/Unload Cycles  
Annualised Workload Rating  
Non-Recoverable Read Errors per Bits Read  
Max. Operating Shock  
Max.Power Usage 6.8 W
Dimensions 101.6 x 26.1 x 147 (WxHxD mm)
Package Type  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN53872
Model Number WD1003FZEX
GTIN 718037786469

Please note your statutory rights are not affected.

For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions

60 months
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
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1TB WD Black WD1003FZEX, 3.5" HDD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, 7200rpm, 2ms, 64MB Cache is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 39.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and quiet. When I needed to replace my old Seagate drive I wasn't sure what to go for. I had heard that Seagate sometimes had reliability problems, as was the case with mine - it started playing up after ten months, so an exact replacement was out of the question. After trawling through many reviews I concluded that Western Digital were slightly ahead of other HD manufacturers for reliability. In the end I went for a 1TB 'Black' SATA III drive and wasn't disappointed. Obviously I can't comment on reliability yet as I've only had it for two weeks, but it is quieter and faster than the Seagate drive I had previously, and the build quality looks better. All in all, a good buy I think, and slightly cheaper at Scan than other places.
Date published: 2020-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product, good communication, prompt delivery Very good all round, including plenty of communication about delivery times. However, no instructions that I could find - it took a bit of trial and error to set up.
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ensuring Data Safety I selected the WD Black 2 TB HDDrive as a final level of defence against data loss from attackers. This was triggered by the appearance in my inbox of a suspicious eMail. I knew someone had been caught this week by opening an attachment -- it was on a anti-fraud program, so I 1: Deleted the eMail unread. 2: Ordered the drive from Scan on the Saturday 16th September. 3: Took delivery of the drive on Monday 18th September. 4: Fitted the Drive into a USB case, backed up my Data and SWITCHED THE DRIVE OFF. I will Backup to this external drive regularly, but always switch it off afterwards. Please note, it took Scan less than 48 hours from order to delivery, and 24 of those were a Sunday.
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent hard drive for archiving Photos etc I have bought many of these drives over the past 15 years and they have performed faultlessly for long periods, passing the WD diagnostic tests every time, even after prolonged usage. BUT This recent model was, in my view, inadequately packaged, merely sitting in a large cardboard box and free to move about. My previous WD hard discs had been individually packaged in a purpose-built cardboard box or more often in foam-lined cardboard box. I had misgivings about its integrity so performed the WD diagnostic tests and it passed. When I reported the poor packaging to SCAN they replied that they felt the less positive packaging was adequate with only a low percentage failure rate. My view is that failure due to transport should be zero percent.
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Probably the sweet spot (Feb 2017) Bought this as it felt like the sweet spot between quality, speed and price. So far, it's performed faultlessly.
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value for money! The product was delivered on time, easy to install and works perfectly well. First purchase from Scan=successful transaction.
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seems quiet and reliable so far Bought for an old PC, gives good performance and seems to run smooth and quiet.
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A good fast drive Odd to say the drive is good as the first unit worked for a whole day with no issues then sounded like a monkey rattling a sack of wallnuts during shut-down. The drive had failed and would not run again. Scan's replacement system worked flawlessly and the replacement drive has worked perfectly. It's relatively quiet, fast and runs quite cool. My main reason for going back to a conventional drive is that the last two solid state drives lasted about 12 months then became very unreliable and eventually died. Hopefully this drive will give provide the best of both worlds, we will see.
Date published: 2016-06-27
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Hello--will this drive operate with an old 3GB interface?

Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it will; we did exactly that on a previous occasion for our home media centre :)
Answered by: tatajojo
Date published: 2017-02-05
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WD Black 3.5" SATA III Desktop HDD/Hard Drive 7200rpm
WD Black 3.5" SATA III Desktop HDD/Hard Drive 7200rpm