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Western Digital

2.0TB Caviar® Black™ Hard Disk Drive

3.5-Inch | SATA 3.0Gb/s | 7200RPM | 64MB Cache
WD Caviar Black drives combine a high performance electronics architecture with a rock solid mechanical architecture to deliver the perfect storage solution for your fully-loaded PC or maxed out gaming machine. Cool drive operation, no-touch head technology, and leading-edge vibration protection ensure enhanced reliability and sustained data throughput. And we back it all up with a 5-year limited warranty.
Key Features
High Performance Electronics Architecture
  • Dual processor - Twice the processing power to maximize performance.
  • 64MB cache - Bigger, faster cache means faster performance.
Rock Solid Mechanical Architecture
  • StableTrac™ - The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking, during read and write operations.
  • NoTouch™ ramp load technology - The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
5 Year Limited Warranty

Compatible We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab™ and Mobile Compatibility Lab to give our customers confidence that our drives will work in their systems.

OWC Tech Support Note: Western Digital Caviar Black drives with 64MB of cache are not compatible with G5 computers as they do not automatically clock to SATA I.

2.0TB Western Digital Caviar Black Specifications:

Specifications

Form Factor
3.5″ HDD
Interface
SATA 3 Gb/s
Capacity1
2.0TB
Formatted Capacity2
1862GiB
Rotational Speed
7200 RPM
Cache / Data Buffer
64MB
Manufacturer Model Number
WD2001FASS
Format

Physical

Height (max)
26.1mm (1.028″)
Width (max)
101.6mm (4.00″)
Length (max)
147mm (5.787″)
Weight (typical)
0.75kg (1.66 lbs.)
Guaranteed Sectors
3,907,029,168

Reliability3

Warranty
5 Year Western Digital Warranty

Performance

Transfer Rate (Max)
3 Gb/s

Power

Read Power
10.70 Watts
Write Power
10.70 Watts
Idle Mode
8.2 Watts
Standby Mode
1.30 Watts
Sleep Mode
1.30 Watts

Environmental (Operating)

Shock
30 G max at 2ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
32°F to 140°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
0°C to 60°C
Vibration
20-300 Hz, 0.75 G (0 to peak)
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
Altitude
-1,000 feet to 10,000 feet

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Shock
300 G max at 2ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 158°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 70°C
Vibration
20-500 Hz, 5.0G (0 to peak)
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
Altitude
-1,000 feet to 40,000 feet

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
2.9 bels
Seek (Typical)
3.4 bels
  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
  2. In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
  3. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Western Digital p/n WD2001FASS UPC#: 718037749594
Western Digital 2.0TB Caviar Black Mfr P/N: WD2001FASS OWC SKU: WDGWD2001FASS Internal 3.5" Hard Drive Western Digital 5 Year Limited Warranty
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