Western Digital Green 3TB 3.5 inch Desktop Hard Drive
Cool, quiet operation for efficient eco-conscious computing.
WD Green 3.5-inch SATA hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 TB capacity of cool, quiet, and energy efficient storage. In addition, these hard drives are designed with ruggedness, reliability, and data-protection features that actively watch over your valuable data.
Cool and Quiet
WD GreenPower Technology yields lower operating temperatures for increased reliability and low acoustics perfect for ultra-quiet PCs and external drives.
Reduced power consumption
Best-in-class power management technology delivers significant power savings and solid performance.
Eco-conscious - WD Green drives are innovatively designed and manufactured with lead-free, conflict-free and halogen-free materials to help ensure a sustainable future.
Leading the way to green hard drives - WD led the industry in creating a new category of hard drives that use less power and helps to reduce the world's energy demands one computer user at a time. With over 100 million WD Green drives sold* customers using WD Green drives have saved the planet over 466 million kwh of power – nearly equaling the annual power production of a single coal power plant!
*Data reflects approximate drives sold as of June 2012
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.
Halogen free - In addition to being RoHS compliant, all WD Green drives are lead and halogen free, resulting in less pollutants getting into our environment.
Reduced rare earths dependency - WD's next-generation WD Green hard drives are built using less rare earth minerals.
Conflict-free materials - As a leader in hard drive manufacturing, WD proudly guarantees their hard drives are built with 100% conflict-free raw materials.
IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
Upgrading your drive is easy - WD Acronis TrueImage, available as a free download on the WD Support site, enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive.
Note: This is a bare drive and does not include any cables. We also have spare SATA cables for desktops.
The WD advantage - WD put their products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) prior to any product launch. On average, each new product goes through 600,000 hours of testing.
- WD Green hard drives are tested and recommended for use in PCs as secondary storage, external enclosures and other applications that require cool and quiet operation.*
- *Desktop drives are not recommended for use in RAID environments, please consider using WD Red hard drives for home and small office 1-5 bay NAS systems and WD Enterprise hard drives for rackmount and >5 bay NAS systems.
What's in the package
- Desktop Hard drive
- Works with Windows 7/8/Vista/XP/2000, Linux and Mac operating systems
- Fits in any 3.5" drive bay with at least 26mm height, and all portable external desktop drive enclosures
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