WD Green Desktop Hard Drives – Cool and quiet storage with massive capacity.
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.
WD Green drives are innovatively designed and manufactured with lead-free, conflict-free and halogen-free materials to help ensure a sustainable future.
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 our hard drives are built with 100% conflict-free raw materials.
IntelliSeek – Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
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.
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.
The WD advantage – WD puts our 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 also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles. You can also call toll-free support 7 days per week in the U.S. and Canada. See the WD Support site for full details.
WD-certified packaging – All WD drives purchased from Amazon.com are shipped in WD-certified hard drive packaging. It is designed and fully tested to provide WD products with the highest of safety while in transit. With WD-certified packaging, you can rest assured that your WD hard drive will arrive safely, fully protected, in a non-descript, easy-open package.
Recommended use – 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 Se hard drives for rackmount and >5 bay NAS systems.
Ideal for: Systems that require cool and quiet operation Secondary drives in in PC's Low noise, low heat and lower power consumption
Features at a Glance 4 TB capacity SATA 6 Gb/s interface Halogen free and conflict-free materials NoTouch Ramp Load technology Lower operating temperatures for increased reliability and low acoustics Reduced power consumption Premium 24×7 support
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