WD Caviar SE 250GB Hard Drive


What does the 28% ReviewGist Score mean?

WesternDigital Caviar SE is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 28%. This is because even though the WesternDigital Caviar SE has garnered good reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Good ratings from over 16 review sources with an average rating of 3.5 stars. Top review sources include CNet.com(4.0 stars), PCWorld.com(3.5 stars), Silentpcreview.com and PCMag.com.
  • Released 5 years 5 months ago (Aug 2009) which makes it one of the very old hard drives in the market.


Key Features
Capacity 250.0 GB
Designation Desktop Computer
Enclosure Internal
HDD Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H (Low Profile)
Interface Serial ATA
Spindle Speed 7200.0 RPM
Technical Features
Average Latency 4.17 ms
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
External Data Transfer Rate 300.0 MBps
Interface (Detailed) Serial ATA
Internal Data Transfer Rate 748.0 Mbit/s
Seek Time 8.9 ms
Sound Emission 31.0 dB
Other Features
Package Qty 20.0
Platform PC
Depth 5.79 in.
Height 1.03 in.
Weight 1.32 lb.
Width 4.0 in.
Product ID 25189574
Release Date May, 2005
UPC 2000010618880
Warranty 3.0 Year
ReviewGist ID 43439,25189574, 22422989, 20744414, 21189812, 21098388, 25194833
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Manufacturer Description

250 GB, Internal Enclosure, Desktop, Serial ATA Interface, 7200 RPM, Buffer: 8 MB, MPN: WD2500JS/20PK
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