Western Digital Caviar Black SATA III External Hard Drive - USB/SATA/eSATA
Quick and easy installation and Form and functionality collide with style in the NexStar 3 External SATA Hard Drive Enclosure from Vantec.  With its mirror finish, sleek curves and bold colors, the Vantec NexStar 3 stands out from the crowd.  The sturdy drive cage protects the hard drive while the aluminum case effectively draws away the heat, protecting your drive from overheating.  The NexStar 3 features eSATA (external Serial ATA) and USB 2.0 interfaces offering speeds up to 3Gbps or 480Mbps respectively.  This flexibility allows you to use your hard drive at its full performance where eSATA is available and still have the option of using USB where it's not.

The NexStar 3 is an ideal way to store and transfer large amounts of data in an enclosure that matches your style!  Use this drive to backup your PC or as extra storage.  Share this drive on your network and allow other systems to be backed up!  This drive can store approximately 24990 hours of digital music, 480,000 digital photos, 1500 hours of digital movies, or 750 exciting games!

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Enclosure Specification

Vantec NexStar 3 External SATA and USB with neon blue activity LED indicates Power/Activity
SATA to eSATA (external Serial ATA) bracket
Vertical Stand
Dimensions 3.5" x 9" x 1" (Low Profile)

Hard Drive Specification

Western Digital Caviar Black 1.5 or 2.0TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s;
Model WD1501FASS (1.5TB)
Model WD2001FASS (2.0TB)

  • Capacity: 1.5 or 2.0 TB

  • The Western Digital Caviar Black hard drive is top-of-the-line 7200 RPM high-capacity drive for your PC.

  • These 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.

  • 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.
    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

  • Ideal For
    Power computing applications such as multimedia, video and photo editing, and maxed out gaming computers.

  • How this WD hard drive protects your data
    - Data Lifeguard is an exclusive set of data protection features, including shock protection, an environmental protection system and real-time embedded error detection and repair. WD's Data Lifeguard technology automatically finds, isolates, and repairs problems that may develop over the life of a hard drive.
    - Data Lifeguard Tools are software utilities designed for WD hard drives that work with the embedded Data Lifeguard features to make hard drive installation, diagnostics and repair both simple and worry-free. (Download Data Lifeguard Tools)
    - hockGuard instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.

Quick and easy installation of additional storagebr>Hot Swappable; Plug and play storage without rebooting
Power on/off button
Interface: Serial ATA 3.0 GB or USB 2.0 / 1.1
Enclosure External
Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
Ideal storage for creating high-end graphics, multimedia, music, photo and video editing

Technical Features

External Data Transfer Rate 300 MBps
Avg Read Time 21 ms
Buffer Size: 64MB
Average Latency 4.2 ms
Sound Emission 29 - 34 dB
Package Qty: 1
Warranty: 5 Year

Note: This drive is warranted through Stratagem Technical Services and may not be returned to the manufacturer.

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