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The 3.5-inch, 4TB, 7200 RPM WD Black (WD4001FAEX) is spec'ed with a sustained throughput of 154MB/s. The WD4001FAEX features a 6Gbps SATA connection and 64MB of cache, and also boasts of a 5-year warranty.
Slow compared with drives using 1TB platters.
While price per GB is reasonable $340 is still a lot for a hard drive.
By TechSpot on December 18, 2012
Overall we feel the WD Black 4TB presents a great balance of performance and capacity, and if the MSRP is met, price as well. With a massive 4TB capacity, consistently strong performance, quiet operating volume and a 5-year warranty we strongly recommend...
By ExpertReviews on December 15, 2012
Huge and massively fast but this high price lets this disk down.
By ImpulseGamer on December 10, 2012
With a recommended retail price of around $429AUD (December 2012), the Western Digital 4TB also boasts a five year limited warranty which will give the user some additional piece of mind, considering the amount of data that you can store.
By HardwareCanucks on December 03, 2012
The Black 4TB may have been a long time coming but it was certainly worth the wait.
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