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Western Digital 2TB WD2003FZEX Black Performance Hard Drive - HDD

2TB WD2003FZEX Black, Performance 3.5" HDD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, 7200rpm, 64MB Cache

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WD HDD BLACK - 2TB Drive

The 2TB 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 2TB, these drives come with a 64MB cache with an access time of just 2ms.

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.

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. s.

2TB 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.

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.

StableTrac Technology

WD BLACK 2TB 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.

Specifications
Specifications
Capacity 2000 GB
Edition  
Form Factor 3.5"
SSHD No
SSHD Flash Memory Size N/A
SSHD Flash Memory Type N/A
Height 26.1 mm
Rotation Speed 7200
Cache 64MB
Access Time 2 ms
Interface SATA III - 6Gb/s
Max. Operating Shock  
Free-Fall Sensor No
NCQ No
Dimensions 101.6 x 26.1 x 147 (WxHxD mm)
Package Type  
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
60 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
7 days
RTB Period:
60 months
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Reviews
Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 14 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Super Product The product is easy to fit and performs exactly as it should. 19 April 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Noisy but quick The drive replaced a defunct WD green product. The unit was a direct swap and as such was easy to fit. It has proved refreshingly fast in operation if somewhat noisier than the broken drive it replaced. I can forgive this because of the performance. 06 February 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Fast & Big Around the same price as an SSD but SSD has 250GB this has 2 TB.(At the time of this review) It has great performance, lots of room, it's not the most quiet hard drive but I guess you can't have everything. 05 February 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great hard drive - from super supplier! Scan once again provided a wonderful purchase experience; can always be trusted! The WD Black drive has proved to be a great peformer so far. Was purchased as an exclusive gaming drive. Running very smoothly with not a single little glitch so far. Impressed by the fast read/write ability, and is proving a fantastic drive for the majority of my Steam games; no stuttering whatsoever, the drive is not a bottleneck with demanding usage as was my previous Segate hybrid drive which failed (literally) trying to do this job. The drive runs surprisingly cool. It's a little bit noiser than I'd choose, but a very small niggle given the terrific all round high quality perfomance it's providing. Highly recommended for all round gaming purposes! 25 January 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by seems fine so far appears to be very quick Have not had it long so can't comment on reliability. It is very noisy, however. As I have used it for the installation of my Windows operating system it is clicking and clacking away all the time! 05 January 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Drive Can't score it on Reliability just yet as it's still new and time will tell , Very easy to install and very quiet, I have a WD Blue which is a year old and still fast and quiet, when that needs replacing I will go for another WD Black. BIG Plus with Scan is the very safe packaging. 01 November 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quality Drives WD Black drives have always been my preferred choice of drive for aspects of my storage needs. When you pick one up, you can tell it's pedigree right away. The solid construction gives you confidence you made the right choice. Out of the 20+ drives I own, I have only ever had one failure, WD sorted that with a replacement in double quick time. My only tiny gripe with the 3.5" is they do tend to get very hot, so need good cooling. 27 June 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Solid hard Drive, well made, quality. I bought this drive to run my hyper-v machines off on my local computer. Performance is brilliant for physical disk drive, the only thing that lets it down is it can be quite noise when doing excessive reading & writing for day to day use as main drive or secondary drive it would be fine. 10 March 2015
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I intend to install this drive in an old Windows XP system with SATA II with a view to moving it into a newer PC later. The question is whether it will work with SATA II and what I have to do to make it work, if anything.
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Yes, the drive is fully compatible with the sata 2 interface. You won't need to do anything other than just plug it in.
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Yes Sata 3 is backwards compatible with sata 2 , no adaptions will be needed
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Yes, it works fine on SATA II and you do not need to change anything. Clearly, it will not perform to maximum specification on SATA II as it is designed to run on SATA III.
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Any accessories included?

Does this drive come with a sata cable, screws etc?
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Most drives will only come within an Anti-static bag, you usually need to buy the SATA cable separately.

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No, you only get the drive. There are no screws and no cable.
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Western Digital 2TB WD2003FZEX Black Performance Hard Drive - HDD
Western Digital 2TB WD2003FZEX Black Performance Hard Drive - HDD