PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

WD DESKTOP MAINSTREAM HARD DRIVES – RELIABLE EVERYDAY COMPUTING.
WD Desktop mainstream hard drives deliver reliability for office and web applications. They are ideal for use as primary drives in desktop PCs and for office applications. With a range of capacities and cache sizes, there’s a WD Desktop mainstream hard drive that’s just right for you.

Solid reliability.
WD Laptop mainstream hard drives are designed and manufactured with WD’s award-winning technology. They provide solid performance and reliability for web and office applications.

Tested for compatibility.
We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab so rest assured that our drives will work in your computer.

Upgrading your drive is easy.
Seamlessly migrate your current system to your new WD drive using Acronis True Image WD Edition, available as a free download on the WD Support site.

Upgrading your drive is easy.
Seamlessly migrate your current system to your new WD drive using Acronis True Image WD Edition, available as a free download on the WD Support site. This software 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.

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.

WD quality.
Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday mobile computing needs.

The WD advantage.
We put 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.

Recommended use.
WD Desktop mainstream hard drives are tested and recommended for use in PCs, industrial applications and external enclosures.*

*Business critical RAID environments – Please consider WD Network Hard Drives for all multi-bay consumer NAS environments with 1-5 bay chassis. For business critical RAID applications, please consider WD’s enterprise hard drives that are specifically designed with RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER), are tested extensively in 24×7 RAID applications, and include features like enhanced RAFF technology and thermal extended burn-in testing. WD Desktop Mainstream hard drives are not recommended for and are not warranted for use in RAID environments utilizing Enterprise HBAs and/or expanders and in multi-bay chassis, as they are not designed for, nor tested in, these specific types of RAID applications.

Ideal for

* Office and web applications
* Adding extra storage to your desktop PC
* Replicating your old drive to the new drive when you upgrade
* Adding extra storage or capacity to your desktop computer

What’s in the box

* SATA hard drive
* Mounting screws
* Quick Install Guide

Minimum Requirements

* SATA host adapter card or SATA interface connector in motherboard
* Available 3.5″ internal drive bay
* SATA cable sold separately

Compatibility
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard

Note: Windows® XP does not support drives with capacities greater than 2TB. Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.

Features at a glance

* Reliable everyday computing
* WD quality and reliability
* Free Acronis True Image WD Edition cloning software
* Massive capacity up to 3 TB

Desktop Retail Kit
Comparison Chart WD Desktop Mainstream WD Desktop Performance Reliable everyday computing. Maximum performance for power computing. Ideal for Desktop PCs, external enclosures and certain industrial applications. Notebook computers Capacity range 500 GB – 3 TB 2 TB – 4 TB Interface SAS 6 Gb/s SATA 6 Gb/s Cache 32 MB 64 MB Form factor 3.5-inch 3.5-inch Compatibility Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac and Linux operating systems Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac and Linux operating systems Acronis True Image WD Edition software Highest performance Office and web computing Photo/video editing Gaming Graphics and multimedia design Extra PC storage Upgrade computer capacity

FROM THE MANUFACTURER

WD DESKTOP MAINSTREAM HARD DRIVES – RELIABLE EVERYDAY COMPUTING.
WD Desktop mainstream hard drives deliver reliability for office and web applications. They are ideal for use as primary drives in desktop PCs and for office applications. With a range of capacities and cache sizes, there’s a WD Desktop mainstream hard drive that’s just right for you.

Solid Reliability
WD Laptop mainstream hard drives are designed and manufactured with WD’s award-winning technology. They provide solid performance and reliability for web and office applications.

Tested for Compatibility
We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab so rest assured that our drives will work in your computer.

Upgrading your Drive is Easy
Seamlessly migrate your current system to your new WD drive using Acronis True Image WD Edition, available as a free download on the WD Support site.

Upgrading your Drive is Easy
Seamlessly migrate your current system to your new WD drive using Acronis True Image WD Edition, available as a free download on the WD Support site. This software 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.

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.

WD Quality
Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday mobile computing needs.

The WD Advantage
We put 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.

Recommended Use
WD Desktop mainstream hard drives are tested and recommended for use in PCs, industrial applications and external enclosures.*

*Business critical RAID environments – Please consider WD Network Hard Drives for all multi-bay consumer NAS environments with 1-5 bay chassis. For business critical RAID applications, please consider WD’s enterprise hard drives that are specifically designed with RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER), are tested extensively in 24×7 RAID applications, and include features like enhanced RAFF technology and thermal extended burn-in testing. WD Desktop Mainstream hard drives are not recommended for and are not warranted for use in RAID environments utilizing Enterprise HBAs and/or expanders and in multi-bay chassis, as they are not designed for, nor tested in, these specific types of RAID applications.

Ideal for

* Office and web applications
* Adding extra storage to your desktop PC
* Replicating your old drive to the new drive when you upgrade
* Adding extra storage or capacity to your desktop computer

What’s in the Box

* SATA hard drive
* Mounting screws
* Quick Install Guide

Minimum Requirements

* SATA host adapter card or SATA interface connector in motherboard
* Available 3.5″ internal drive bay
* SATA cable sold separately

Compatibility
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard

Note: Windows; XP does not support drives with capacities greater than 2TB. Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.

Features at a Glance

* Reliable everyday computing
* WD quality and reliability
* Free Acronis True Image WD Edition cloning software
* Massive capacity up to 3 TB

Desktop Retail Kit
Comparison Chart WD Desktop Mainstream WD Desktop Performance Reliable everyday computing. Maximum performance for power computing. Ideal for Desktop PCs, external enclosures and certain industrial applications. Notebook computers Capacity range 500 GB – 3 TB 2 TB – 4 TB Interface SAS 6 Gb/s SATA 6 Gb/s Cache 32 MB 64 MB Form factor 3.5-inch 3.5-inch Compatibility Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac and Linux operating systems Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac and Linux operating systems Acronis True Image WD Edition software Highest performance Office and web computing Photo/video editing Gaming Graphics and multimedia design Extra PC storage Upgrade computer capacity

Technical Specifications

Hard Drive‎2 TB
Brand‎Western Digital
Series‎Desktop Mainstream
Item model number‎WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN
Hardware Platform‎PC
Item Weight‎1.54 pounds
Product Dimensions‎2.5 x 7.5 x 5 inches
Item Dimensions LxWxH‎2.5 x 7.5 x 5 inches
Flash Memory Size‎2 TB
Hard Drive Interface‎Serial ATA-600
Manufacturer‎Western Digital
Language‎English
ASIN‎B00D8X0ICQ
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer‎No
Date First Available‎June 6, 2013
Customer Reviews4.7 out of 5 stars 100 ratings 4.7 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#1,013 in Internal Hard Drives
Digital Storage Capacity2 TB
Compatible DevicesLaptop
Hard Disk InterfaceSerial ATA-600
BrandWestern Digital
SeriesDesktop Mainstream
Specific Uses For ProductPersonal
Connectivity TechnologySATA
Hard Disk Form Factor3.5 Inches
Hard Disk Size2 TB
Form Factor3.5 inches