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WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

  • Next-generation desktop performance HD designed to intensify PC experience
  • Improved Architectural Designs, Data Protection. Superior responsiveness
  • 5-year limited warranty
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


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  • Tom Y.
  • 7/8/2014 12:17:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNAS use

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Able to use my thermaltake HD dock and format. all four that I bought were perfect. In all, i have actually gotten 10 WD HDs. Only one that was DOA and warranty of WD took care of it. The problem is that I usually don't have time to tes thte hard drive until after the Newegg standard return policy and WD picks up the slack.

All going in to the newest Synology, but 1514+ not out yet . . . I just tested the drives to ensure they were ready. Back in the box.

WD HD not much else to say. performance as expected.

Cons: you are paying a premium for the brand and support.

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  • William B.
  • 7/2/2014 10:54:35 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWD4003FZEX 4TB Hard Drive

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: I am impressed so far with the speed of this drive, especially when considering it's massive size. Drive installed flawlessly in Windows 7 and comes with a 5 year warrranty. Would definitely buy it again.

Cons: None so far.

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  • David H.
  • 6/27/2014 11:35:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Hard Drive

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Fast, great warranty, WD quality

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I have used WD for about 20 years exclusively in my computer business and at home.

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/13/2014 8:11:49 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest Drives

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: These for me are the best hard drives I can find. I have bought many wd black drives over the years and all worked without failure. I have tried some of other brand's best drives and have had failures.

Cons: I have none

Other Thoughts: I buy these when building a new computer. I also get these when reinstalling windows on a computer that has been in service for a while, then use the old wd black boot drive as storage drives. I also use them as external storage drives with a drive dock. My belief, you should always use what ever drive you think is absolutely the best for a boot drive. For me, that applies to storage drives too.

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  • Thomas S.
  • 6/11/2014 10:00:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsReturned after 4 months

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Fast

Cons: Failed due to bad blocks in 4 months. Had to submit a manufacturers warranty.

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  • Brian W.
  • 5/26/2014 7:39:15 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast, reliable - 5 year warranty

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: The deciding factor for me was the 5-year warranty.

However, I have found these drives to be reliable and they are fast. Very fast.

I have 2 of these in my system.

Cons: None, thus far.

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  • Rick J.
  • 5/19/2014 2:39:43 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPackaging nicely finally

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: You must need to buy WD Black in order to get quality packaging. For two drives they used individual boxes, with actual drive shipping containers, the drives themselves surrounded with extra thick padding. I'm used to flimsy drive packaging, but I hope this is a sign that NE wants to get the drives to you safely now and in the future.

Well what else, it's WD Black with 5 year warranty, we know why we buy it. It does run a little hot particularly in a raid array.

Cons: Price, but as usual - coming down. You are paying for that extra two years warranty.

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  • Matt B.
  • 5/16/2014 6:37:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Performance HDD

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: -Fast (For a HDD)
-Lots or storage space

Cons: -Not very quiet. I can hear it going even over my cooling fans

Other Thoughts: Its fast for a traditional Hard Disk. Use it to store all my heavy media files.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/26/2014 11:58:24 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

3 out of 5 eggsSlow Boot

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Once I boot into Windows, all seems to work OK.

Cons: I just bought a 4TB WD Black Hard Drive for my storage, and ever since, my boot times have slowed dramatically.

I have Googled it, and it seems that the common denominator here are large WD Hard Drives.

By the way, as someone else said, it runs very hot. Nearly burnt my fingers.

Also, a little noisy in comparison to my WD 2TB Black I replaced it with.

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  • Dave R.
  • 4/20/2014 4:47:00 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe Sweet Spot

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD4003FZEX 4TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: - WD Caviar Black
- SATA III
- 4TB capacity

Cons: - not free

Other Thoughts: After years of personal experience and re-researching drives whenever I need to upgrade, WD is the go-to brand that I trust with my date. It's where I get the absolute most confident bang for my buck.

If you care about high performance *and* high value, this is the sweet spot! Just buy it.

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