Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB SATA hard drive, reduced to $199
This week OnSale.com has dropped the price on the Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB SATA hard drive (model no. WD20EADS) from $349.99 to $199.99, a $150 price cut. Even after the standard shipping fee of $7.99 this is still the lowest price we have come across for this hard drive by about $12. Sales tax applies for residents of CA, IL, MN, TN, WI.
While the majority of current owners of the 2TB Caviar Green drive find it to be everything they were looking for, speed efficiency and reliability, others have had major problems where the drive basically just gives up. Another comparable drive is the 2TB Seagate Barracuda LP, that also receives kudos for overall speed and reliability, Newegg.com has this drive for $199.99 with FREE shipping. For today only Newegg.com has dropped the price on the Seagate Barracuda 1TB external hard drive to $73.99 with FREE shipping. If it's a high performance drive you are looking for, but don't really need massive amounts of storage space, PCConnection.com has the 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black hard drive for $99.95 with FREE shipping.
The Western Digital Caviar hard drive has 2TB of storage capacity with a 16MB cache, 8.9ms average seek time and 5.6ms average latency. Features include IntelliPower designed to delivery power savings and solid performance, IntelliPark that calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption noise and vibration, and StableTrack to reduce system induced vibration during read/write operations. It is backed by a three year warranty from Wastern Digital. Dimensions: 3.5 inch form factor.