Skip to: |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

  • Back2School
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Search

Western Digital Black WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive - OEM

  • Maximum performance for power computing
  • Dual processor speed
  • Rock-solid mechanical architecture
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • Pin It
  • Email this page
ICON Loading...
  • newegg Dual Actuator Technology The WD Caviar Black (2 TB and 1.5 TB models only) features a head positioning system with two actuators to improve positional accuracy over the data track(s). The primary actuator provides coarse displacement using conventional electromagnetic actuator principles. The secondary actuator uses a piezoelectric motor to fine tune the head positioning to a higher degree of accuracy.
  • newegg StableTrac The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking, during read and write operations. (2 TB and 1.5 TB models only)
  • newegg NoTouch Ramp Load Technology The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media, as well as better drive protection in transit.
  • newegg High Performance Electronics Architecture The electronics architecture of WD Caviar Black employs dual processor - twice the processing power, and up to 64 MB colossal cache to maximize performance.
  • newegg IntelliSeek Technology WD’s IntelliSeek technology proactively calculates an optimum seek speed to eliminate hasty movement of the actuator, resulting in lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
  • newegg SATA 6 Gb/s Interface SATA 6 Gb/s (SATA Revision 3.0) provides twice the bus bandwidth of SATA 3Gb/s (SATA II) along with enhancements including a new Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and improved power management capabilities. SATA 6 Gb/s uses the same connector as SATA 3 Gb/s and is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 and Mac OS X.

Learn more about the Western Digital WD2002FAEX

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


Customer Reviews of the Western Digital WD2002FAEX

Do you own this product? Write a Review

ICON Loading...

Filter Results

Go
  • Harold J.
  • 7/14/2015 7:12:07 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWestern Digital Black WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM

Pros: Pretty fast for a 7200 drive. Used as a multimedia drive (downloads, videos, music and photos).

Cons: Does slow down sometimes. Reads only 1.8TB.

Other Thoughts: Purchased in May 2011 and still going strong.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Ryan P.
  • 7/2/2015 12:13:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDied 2yrs 4mo

Pros: Was pretty quick when it worked.

Cons: Has always been really noisy.

Died just after 2 years. Had about 1100mb loaded on there from video, music, games, family photos etc. All gone. Got pretty noisy, then slow then dead all in one day. Tried to recover what I could. No luck. :(

Other Thoughts: I've always been pretty happy with WD but I have a Hitachi 1tb I bought for cheap 7 years ago in the same system and it works fine to this day. Been reading a lot how WD is slipping. Time to move on I guess. Sad.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Kendra T.
  • 5/6/2015 8:55:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsUpdate

Pros: Fast. Works. Resurrected it somehow. Removed it from the enclosure and plugged it directly into my Mac Pro. Might have been the enclosure it was in. Works fine now. Disregard previous review.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: I would suggest Newegg allow posters to edit their posts...

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Kendra T.
  • 5/5/2015 9:55:36 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDied at 1.5 years

Pros: Fast; other one I bought works fine.

Cons: Bought two in November 2013. One just died, May, 2015. Light use (backup).

Other Thoughts: I know all HHDs/manufacturers have a certain number of failures. Had a Seagate die young 10 years ago. So this does not condemn WD. But it does rankle, especially when it is a medium capacity, supposedly higher-level HD like this.

0 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • William D.
  • 5/4/2015 8:54:37 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsVery solid drive

Pros: Worked great, no problems installing or using drive. Quite fast with great response times and data speeds. Never had any issues with heat or noise. (But then again my computer was somewhat noisy to begin with so this drive might've gotten lost in the background noise)

Cons: Died after 2 years of faithful service. (computer was almost never off) WD promptly RMA'ed me a replacement.

Other Thoughts: I suspect the drive never spins down which I'm sure increases power consumption and wear and tear on the drive.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Omar A.
  • 3/9/2015 12:29:19 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsReliable, fast, 5year warranty

Pros: I have had several disk arrays with those, 60+ drives, since 2010. Had 2 drives fail in the first 1year ( controller would not recognize them, WD replaced them promptly).

Cons: none

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Nicholas B.
  • 3/5/2015 8:28:54 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAnd its dying

Pros: Capacity

Cons: Anytime I wanted to access the drive I had to wait for it to "wake up."

The data on the drive has become corrupted without warning after about a year and a half of usage.

Other Thoughts: This drive has been overall pretty disappointing.

0 out of 3 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Mark M.
  • 1/9/2015 10:07:02 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead

Pros: It worked for a while.

Cons: It died, caused a crcdisk.sys error twice after re-installing windows. I went back to a 5 year old HD that worked perfectly on my system. Ridiculous.

0 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • JOHN T.
  • 11/19/2014 11:41:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDied so soon

Pros: It's fast.

Cons: Died without notice.

Other Thoughts: It's very disappointing that my hard drive just died without any kind of error message. My files are gone now :(

0 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Anonymous
  • 10/29/2014 6:05:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCan't beat a WD Black

Pros: Fast, reliable, no-nonsense, hard disk drive for those who need fast performance that they can count on. You can't go wrong with a Western Digital Black drive.

Cons: None that I can think of. Except for drives used in NAS configurations, or perhaps special requests from some folks for whom I'll build a system, this is pretty much the only drive I use in addition to the obligatory SSD.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

Compare Offers from All Sellers

Seller Name & Rating Offer Details  
ICON Loading...

More Buying Options

Are you an E-Blast Insider? Subscribe Newegg e-Blast
PayPal
Shop without retyping payment details. Secure shopping made faster.
Check out with PayPal.

Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China | Taiwan
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2015 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.