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WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

  • Next-generation desktop performance HD designed to intensify PC experience
  • Improved Architectural Designs, Data Protection. Superior responsiveness

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
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  • Anonymous
  • 5/26/2016 9:13:35 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsOverall great product but was never able to use...

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: Its a hard drive, its two tbs and its WD.

Cons: Pretty sure this is more of a personal issue but, as soon as I plugged in the SATA power the piece of plastic thats holds it in snapped off and bent all the pins to the point of no return, it was broke in less than thirty seconds.

Other Thoughts: Had it been working it would have been awesome, but actually I just wasted $130. Now I cant even use my new PC (that i've been saving and waiting for about and year and a half or more) until I can get another shipped to me. :(

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/17/2016 11:08:45 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFailed after 22 months

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: Pretty fast, relatively inexpensive

Cons: Short lifetime. Failed after less than 2 years.

Other Thoughts: Would not recommend. Would not buy again.

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  • Jason R.
  • 5/2/2016 9:19:01 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSUPER FAST

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: 7200 RPM
SATA 6 Gb/s
64MB Cache

Cons: none so far

Other Thoughts: super fast way better then my aging WD blue by far the best HDD I have ever used

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  • Matthew B.
  • 4/30/2016 9:20:09 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFast for a mechanical HDD, but loud.

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: This fits the bill for secondary storage. Primary is a 1TB 850 EVO. I use this to store games and Virtual Machines that I don't use all the time. It's worked great in the 6 months that I've used it

Cons: It is LOUD. By far it's the loudest thing in my system, easily audible over 2 200mm fans and 4 120mm fans.

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  • Justin M.
  • 4/25/2016 3:03:06 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
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2 out of 5 eggsBroke in less than 2 years, started up slower and slower than grinded to a complete halt

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: It's supposedly fast and has good features for performance and such.

Cons: Noisy, the friend I bought it for complained it was loud as soon as he got it
Failed in less than 2 years
The friend I bought it for said it was starting up slower and slower and getting noisier.

Other Thoughts: Considering I've bought two of these types of drives, one for myself and another for my friend, I wouldn't recommend it. They bought failed within a few years of use and I was buying it for the Western Digital name and the performance of the black series, but they failed to impress.

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  • Mathieu D.
  • 4/23/2016 9:34:09 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMaybe the best hdd available

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: Fast
reliable

Cons: more expensive than comparable products

Other Thoughts: I would recommend to anybody as long as it is on special price

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  • Andrew M.
  • 4/21/2016 5:02:54 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Performance / Price

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: Quiet runs all my games fast and lag free... note that my OS and core programs are installed on ssd and games and music and all my movies on the 2 tb wd black hdd... and i am running an 8 core cpu and the gtx 960 4g ssc video card so games blaze...

Cons: None so far

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  • Dan G.
  • 4/15/2016 8:50:07 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPlenty of room

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: 2 TB
Runs great

Cons: Possible Windows 7 Update issues may be related to this?

Other Thoughts: I run Windows 7 so far (Windows 10 eventually), the only Issue was the updates but that's resolved now

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  • Kyle M.
  • 4/10/2016 6:32:50 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsTrying as a replacement

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: Not DOA
Faster than WD1001FALS

Cons: Sounds as bad as the drive it replaces.

Other Thoughts: Bought to replace 7-year-old WD1001FALS, which still works but don't want to push luck. WD2003FZEX drive is about %30 faster than 1001FALS. When new the 1001FALS was whisper quiet. Noise that usually signals immanent death seems to be common for WD2003FZEX.

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  • Aaron B.
  • 4/9/2016 8:51:50 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsWorks, but not impressed.

This review is from: WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX

Pros: Like the title says it came and worked properly, transferred my files over quickly.

Cons: When i put this in my rig and fired it up it started out by making a nasty winding up noise and i thought its probably because its brand new.
So i shut down my PC and the shutting off noise is even worse. Its very obnoxious in my opinion.
Its not only the first time you power this up.
It happens every time i turn my computer on and off. Even while I'm playing a game.
Not only that I have Newegg Premier so i requested TWO day service on a Tuesday. Didn't get the darn thing didn't come til Friday.

Other Thoughts: Wasn't expecting to experience this from Western Digital, even Newegg. Didn't meet my expectations from the reviews i read. I'm just happy I didn't spend more money on a WD HDD. 3 stars.

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