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Western Digital - BLACK SERIES 3 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

( 4.6 Average / 28 Ratings )



Western Digital

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3 TB


SATA 6 Gb/s


64 MB



Form Factor


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Xalian 31 points 50 months ago

Not much to say about this really, it's big and does its job.

ARikozuM 3 points 47 months ago
from completed build Cor Caeruleus

Great drive for gamers. Has good access time, 5 year warranty, and the noise is comparable to a WD Blue 1TB. If this is on sale for 150, get it if you need one.

calebthelion 29 points 45 months ago

Just cause you need a good data drive

toxictyler 11 points 45 months ago
from completed build Silent Lightning

Kinda loud, but great performance. Good for mass storage and holding games.

ickydevil 17 points 45 months ago
from completed build Midori

Great storage value. It's a black drive so you know already.

Vortexxian 17 points 42 months ago
from completed build FL Studio Rig 2015

Fastest 7200 RPM drive on the market and plenty of storage. Runs a little warm, but the warranty says 5 years so I'm not worried at all.

lyjacky11 10 points 41 months ago

While many people are going with SSD drives, I'm just not sold on their reliability as I tend to keep my computers for many years. I also can't justify getting a Velociraptor drive so the next best option is the Black line. I've always gone with WD drives as I've seen their drives outlive the competitors in systems at work.

rrusie 14 points 39 months ago

WD Black is tried and true.

Neowc 4 points 39 months ago
from completed build The Tiburón (Shark)

Only able to use 2TB instead of the full 3TB

MonstaComputers 9 points 39 months ago

Great drive with no compatibility or boot issues. Price/Gb ratio isn't as appealing as a Seagate Barracuda's but you do get the reliability with this drive over others.