These drives are built utilizing the tried and true proven technology of the original award-winning WD Caviar 3.5-inch hard drives for desktop computers.
SATA or PATA interface
While SATA has become the industry standard interface, WD continues to manufacture desktop drives with a PATA interface for unique or legacy systems.
Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer features and capacity at an affordable price.
With SATA and PATA interfaces, and cache sizes up to 32 MB, this series of drives offer a full range of performance features.
SATA - Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives are quickly becoming the new standard. Motherboard manufacturers now include SATA inputs on their boards. Because of their considerably narrower cables, SATA hard drives provide increased airflow and less clutter and in the computer system compared to PATA drives.
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.
Ultra cool and quiet.
Keeping the drive cool enhances reliability. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating which helps protect the drive and the data stored on it.
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. IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
Customer Reviews of Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAJS 320GB SATA 3 Gb/s 720RPM 8MB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bare/OEM
GREAT HARD DRIVE!!!!!9/5/2013
This hard drive arrived quickly and worked just as it should. Great buy for the price
The hard drive came quickly. I hooked it up last night with no problems, and it has been working fine.
seems to be a nice drive
This would have been a large drive a few years back. Now it serves the purpose as an OS storage and decent speed and excellent price point. Keeps old machines huming along
Nice hard drive, works great. Do not have any problems.
Installed easy, Very little heat, lightweightCan't go wrong with a Western Digital. Great drive, great price, great reliability.
Fast Service and great product. Highly recommend
Western Digital HD4/2/2013
The value of this drive is great and shipping was fast. I will be doing business with them again. Remember that name GoHardDrive....
fast hard drive, good price
Works as expected. Remarkably quiet!
I ordered a hard drive for my PC and the description of everything from what it was to how it will be shipped exceeded my expectations. Very pleased!
This is a great Hard Drive. The install was quiet easy and the instructions were perfect. Windows recognized the hard drive right away and after one reboot I was ready for format the drive and start using it. The shipment was fast as well so no complaints here.
Obvious WD Quality11/25/2008
Replaces Hit**** brand; seems quicker to seek/write, and so much quieter.
Great drive, nothing exceptionaly but works great
WD 300GB HDD8/11/2008
Great buy for the money. I moved my current 100GB hard drive to this as my primary drive and partitioned the rest of it for music and pictures. Works great...