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Western Digital Caviar Black
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Western Digital Caviar Black

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Overall 9

Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1.0TB SATA Hard Drive Review

27 August 2010
  • Summary: WD's Caviar Black series SATA II hard drives feature a faster spindle speed and 32MB of onboard cache. Drive capacities range from 500GB through to 1.0TB, but all the Caviar Black series drives use Perpendicular Magnetic Recording.
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Overall 10

Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB Hard Drive Video Review

12 August 2010
  • Summary: The Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB Hard Drive's interface is SATA 3 Gb/s (Gigabits per second), has a capacity of 1000GBs or 1TB, average latency of 4.2ms, a rotation speed of 7,200 RPMs, a 32MB buffer size, power consumption is 8.4W while being accessed and 7W when idle, the noise level is 24dBA...
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Western Digital's 6Gbps Caviar Black 1TB hard drive

17 February 2010
  • Summary: Does Western Digital's latest Caviar Black 1TB stand out from the pack as conspicuously as the venerable 640GB drives that it effectively replaces? Not quite, at least based on the results we've seen today. But then the Black did have quite a lot to live up to.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

Tweak Town
9 December 2009
  • Excerpt: When we tested the Barracuda XT we didn't have the Caviar Black in for testing, that has changed and we have a potential new favorite on our hands.
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Western Digital's Caviar Black 2TB hard drive

26 October 2009
  • Summary: The Caviar Black line has been a favorite of ours for quite a while now. Some hard drives tend to perform exceptionally well in one or two tasks but comparatively poorly in others.
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Western Digital 7200RPM Caviar Black and RE4 Series 2TB Hard Drive Review

PC Perspective
7 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Earlier this week, Western Digital announced two new additions to their 2 TB product lines. These new models nudge up the capacity of their Caviar Black and RE (not REx-GP) lines, bringing 2 TB capacities to every series except for their Blue line.
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WD Caviar Black 1TB Hard Drive

OverClock Intelligence Agency
16 April 2009
  • Summary: Benchmarking the Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB has really opened my eyes to what kind of speed the latest generation of hard disk drives are capable of. As I mentioned during testing, I can remember when striping two IDE drives in a RAID0 array was the only way to see that kind of performance...
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Western Digital's Caviar Black hard drive

28 August 2008
  • Summary: Western Digital took its sweet time cranking a terabyte up to 7,200RPM. The company has finally birthed its Caviar Black 1TB, and if it's performance you crave, the drive was well worth the wait.
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Overall 7

Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA 6Gbps review

TechRadar UK
28 July 2010
  • Summary: WD's lastest take on the newest SATA 6Gbps standard
  • Pros: Lots of performance-enhancing features, Good balance between capacity and performance
  • Cons: Still much slower than an SSD, SATA 6Gbps interface is redundant
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Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB Hard Drive Review

Hardware Canucks
21 February 2010
  • Conclusion: We all know by now that SSDs seem to be the way of the future but for most of us, they are just not to the maturity level where they would be considered a viable alternative to a standard hard drive.
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