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WD Black 4TB Internal 3.5 inch SATA III Hard Drive

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About this product

Overview

  • 4 TB internal hard drive provides a very high storage capacity for your computer
  • SATA III connections can transfer up to two times faster than SATA II
  • A spin speed of 7200 RPM aids in a much faster transfer rate

Product overview

• 4 TB internal hard drive provides a very high storage capacity for your computer
• SATA III connections can transfer up to two times faster than SATA II
• A spin speed of 7200 RPM aids in a much faster transfer rate
• This drive comes packages with Acronis® True Image WD Edition drive cloning software
• Manufacturer Part Code: WDBSLA0040HNC-ERSN
• OEM Equivalent: WD4003FZEX

What makes the WD Black range of hard drives different?
The WD Black range of hard drives are designed to improve your PC experience when performing heavier computing tasks such as gaming and video editing. With a cache double the size of normal caches, WD Black drives allow for a larger amount of data that’s ready for processing, speeding up your computer’s processes.

What can I store on this hard drive?
This hard drive has four terabytes (4,000 GB) of storage, so you have plenty of space to store your files. You can store up to 4,000 hours of digital video, 1,000 two-hour DVD films, over 1.2 million digital photos or over 66,000 hours of digital music.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from At I would expect from WD I bought this hard drive as the main storage drive for my PC working along side an SSD drive and it has been flawless, it runs exceedingly quietly and has very fast read and write speeds. I am more than happy.
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expensive, but worth the investment 3.5" Internal Hard Drive worked perfectly Expensive,
Date published: 2016-05-26
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Specification

Specifications:
Dimensions 102 mm x 147 mm 25 mm
Connection Type SATA 3.0
Capacity 4 TB
Powered by Power Supply (PSU) - SATA
Colour Silver / Black
Backup Options Acronis® True Image WD Edition
Compatibility Windows / Mac
Drive Form Factor 3.5 Inch
Data Transfer Speed Manufacturer Not Specified
Drive Spin Speed 7200 RPM

Can this drive be used in a Mac Pro (Mid 2012)

Asked by: iceman
From the specifications of that generation of Mac Pro, the maximum individual hard drive size was 2TB, so this drive would not be suitable, however a 2TB version should be compatible.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-05-24

is this the 64mb cache or the 128mb cache Version?

Asked by: Reece
This would be the 64MB version, as detailed under the full part number WDBSLA0040HNC
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-05-01

I'm replacing a 1TB SATA drive.  Will a 4TB drive be compatible with the Alienware X51 where it would replace the 1TB SATA drive?

Asked by: Gordy
You should be able to replace the 1TB with a 4TB, but it would be prudent to check that your motherboard will support that size of drive before you make purchase.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-07

WHY ARE THESE HARD DRIVES IN DIFFERENT COLOURS. WHAT DOES IT REPRESENT?

Asked by: Bearhands
The colours are Western Digital's method to help differentiate between drives designed for different purposes. For example this Black drive has been designed to help with heavy computing programs by having a larger cache or disk buffer allowing for better performance from high demand programs.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-05-14

             I wish to clone the OS (Win 7) and everything else to this larger disk. Therefore, it must be 512 or 512e sector size. Does this meet requirement?

Asked by: keef
Yes this drive should be fine for your intended application.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-10-26
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