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WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 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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  • Larry W.
  • 3/3/2015 10:26:52 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsEverything as expected

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: The drive functions as advertised. I installed it in an external enclosure and it has performed silently and flawlessly. It's data rate is excellent, and spins up quickly.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: The drive was well and safely packaged to prevent damage during shipping, and the carrier did not damage the box. Overall still impressed with the quality of NewEgg as a product provider and their choice of carrier.

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  • Lawrence H.
  • 3/3/2015 9:00:08 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Hard Drive

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: No-problem installation on a Sata 2 HD controller card. Although the HD is Sata 3, it adapted to Sata 2 without problem. This adaptation can be forced by a jumper on the HD pins, if necessary. But it was not necessary in my case. As far as longevity, we will have to wait and see.

Cons: None identified to date other than the somewhat higher initial cost.

Other Thoughts: I purchased two of these and both installed and worked without problem.

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  • Lawrence H.
  • 3/3/2015 9:00:08 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Hard Drive

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: No-problem installation on a Sata 2 HD controller card. Although the HD is Sata 3, it adapted to Sata 2 without problem. This adaptation can be forced by a jumper on the HD pins, if necessary. But it was not necessary in my case. As far as longevity, we will have to wait and see.

Cons: None identified to date other than the somewhat higher initial cost.

Other Thoughts: I purchased two of these and both installed and worked without problem.

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  • Tetiana R.
  • 3/2/2015 3:15:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsIt broke 4 months later :{

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: I loved this hard drive, and it's space!

Cons: It broke 4 months later, no clicking but just bad sectors and freezing and lagging :[

Other Thoughts: its a good drive when it works

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  • Brian R.
  • 3/2/2015 8:01:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNoise was a deal breaker

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Worked

Cons: The noise is unbearable, so loud all you can think about is whether or not the drive is going bad.

Packaging left a lot to be desired.

Other Thoughts: I have a Black 1 TB in my Wife's PC that works fantastic. When I built my new rig, I thought, why not try the 2 TB model. Well, turned out it was a mistake. The noise the drive produces is incredibly loud. Did not seem to matter how I mounted it, the noise was always present.

I tried to live with it, but every time I booted the pc up it was all I could think about and was slowly driving me crazy. I have decided to return it and give something else a try.

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  • Joseph T.
  • 2/25/2015 10:26:00 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuality

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Quality as usual from WD. Lots of space. Good speed. I use this for most of my data.

Cons: None.

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  • Peter N.
  • 2/23/2015 9:40:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsData Error: cyclic redundancy check

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: None, the item appears to be damaged.

Cons: The item appears to be damaged. In windows 8, tried to initialize the HDD using Drive Manager/Initialize Disk. Got an error "Data Error: cyclic redundancy error". In Linux, using parted, got the same error.

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  • Jonathan L.
  • 2/21/2015 3:51:20 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAs Advertised

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Installed two of these and they both work as expected.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Great deal if you catch a sale.

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  • George K.
  • 2/19/2015 3:40:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsExtremely long format time

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: Good price point, quick delivery. Have consistently used WD drives in my PC builds and have been very happy. Bought this a part of backup and storage for my HTPC.

Cons: Used in lowend HTPC with Win 8.1 Pro 64 bit. Also 1st experience with formatting hdd larger than 1TB. Formatting seemed to take forever after partition was created (like a low level format). A few issues with loading all media files onto the hdd necessitating do overs.

Other Thoughts: Will outline issue with WD tech support and if there are issues, I will update this review.

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  • james b.
  • 2/19/2015 9:04:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsnice disk but packaging still iffy

This review is from: WD BLACK SERIES WD2003FZEX 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Pros: passed disk check, hdbench shows it performs as advertised

Cons: shipped in fitted bubble wrap envelope, but the disk wasn't fully
inserted in the envelope so that one end was unbuffered against
cardboard box.

Other Thoughts: I buy for the disk's reliability, so shipment packaging is vital.

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