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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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  • 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
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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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  • Chijioke E.
  • 2/18/2015 8:22:29 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsMay be bugged?

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

Pros: The hard drive hasn't come DOA as many hard drives you may hear about come, it so far performs smoothly although i have yet to get it nearly as filled up with data, for the price and deal that i got with this i cant complain.

Cons: Now this may come across as super tin foil hat-ish but there have been reports that a few companies have been working with the NSA and planting a smart virus into the firmware of hard drives. It's been said that they did this because when it's built into the firmware the virus software cannot find it. So in short all these hard drives have a built in back door for the NSA.
Some of the named companies involved in this scandal are:
1) Western Digital, 2) Seagate, 3) Toshiba, 4) IBM, 5) Micro Technology, & 6) Samsung

I'm not saying do not buy this product but just want you all to be informed as a consumer.

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  • Steve G.
  • 2/16/2015 7:39:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsGrinding out of the box

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

Pros: none since it never worked

Cons: Vibrating and Grinding on power up.

Other Thoughts: I built a completely new rig, powered on and heard something not right. At first I thought it was a bad fan but then I heard the head seeking on the HD. Once I touched it I could feel the vibration.

You can watch on YouTube by searching on :
"Western Digital WD2003FZEX bad out of box"
You'll see my hand holding the drive.

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  • Thomas T.
  • 2/15/2015 3:05:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAbsolutely Wonderful!

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

Pros: -Fast
-Quiet
-Works like it should

Cons: Not had a single problem

Other Thoughts: I would definitely recommend getting this! Hasn't let me down and is extremely stable

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  • Subhash K.
  • 2/13/2015 1:19:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWD 2tb HDD Black

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

Pros: Low price, fast delivery, good customer support.

Cons: Did not find any yet.

Other Thoughts: Check newegg first before buy anything online.

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  • Michael F.
  • 2/5/2015 8:48:27 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsJust like a car Fast and Loud.

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

Pros: Lots of space and fast

Cons: WOW is this thing loud by far the loudest thing in my computer even before i fixed my side vent that was bent in and ticking with the fan blades.

Other Thoughts: Al-tho loud it is a preeminence hard drive and dose everything it is so-posed to do. it is a wonderful addition to my collection and has my os on it.

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