WD Mainstream 3.5” Internal Hard Drive - 3TB

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Product features

  • SATA 6.0 Gb/s
  • 5400 rpm
Product information
Add unparalleled storage to your desktop PC with the 3 TB Western Digital Mainstream 3.5” Internal Hard Drive.

Massive memory

The WD Mainstream brings a colossal 3 TB worth of storage to your desktop computer and is perfect for use a secondary media or backup drive.

It's also an ideal replacement or upgrade thanks to the Acronis True Image cloning software. Available for free from the WD Support Site, it makes light work of migrating your old hard drive's content, including the OS.

You can expect long-term reliability thanks to No Touch Ramp Load technology. This ensures the recording head never actually touches the disk media, significantly reducing wear and providing better protection when mobile.

Low power consumption

Advanced power management provides low power consumption figures during everyday use, making the WD Mainstream perfect for regularly used computers such as gaming rigs or dedicated media PCs.

You can buy with confidence as WD exhaustively test their hard drives on a multitude of platforms to guarantee they work on almost every conceivable platform.

Whether you're upgrading or supplementing, the WD Mainstream 3.5” Internal Hard Drive offers incredible storage and usability.

Technical specifications for WD Mainstream 3.5” Internal Hard Drive - 3TB

Type Internal hard drive
Capacity 3 TB
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Form factor / Drive size 3.5"
Spin speed 5400 rpm
Cache / Buffer memory 64 MB
Other features - Supports Acronis True Image WD Edition cloning software
- Available for free from WD Support Site
Dimensions 147 x 101.6 x 26.1 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 700 g
Manufacturer’s guarantee 2 years
Customer reviews

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(3 out of 10)


tilbury, essex GB Heavy media user
easy to install, had no problems what so ever,
price was good,
trying this product again but only as a back up device, dont use as an everyday drive or it will fail (in my experience)
reliability 3 x 2 tb drives so far all have failed permanantly, altho the first 2 was replaced they just failed again.
not super fast drive speed,
Confirmed purchase: 08 February 2015
Published on: 10 March 2015
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WD Mainstream 3.5” Internal Hard Drive - 3TB