Western Digital WD1601ABYS 160GB Hard Drive
If you need a large quantity of WD1601ABYS product - call us through our toll-free number at (800) 675 5044 or request a quote at live chat and our sales manager will contact you shortly.
Looking for assistance? Connect with one of our experts
+1 (800) 675 5044 (Toll-Free)
FREE Shipping. We are accepting NET 30 Days Purchase Orders. Get a decision in seconds, without affecting your credit.

Western Digital WD1601ABYS 160GB 7.2K RPM HDD 16MB Buffer Refurbished

Availability: In Stock
Part Number#: WD1601ABYS
List Price was: $642.42
Your Price:
You Save: $430.42 (67% off)



Short Description:
WD1601ABYS Western Digital 160GB 7.2K RPM 16 Megabytes (MB) Buffer 3.5Inches Form Factor Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 300 Hard Disk Drive. Refurbished.
Western Digital
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
Product Overview of the Western Digital WD1601ABYS

The Western Digital WD1601ABYS is a hard disk drive that is known for its high-speed performance and high-capacity storage capabilities. It is an excellent choice for those who require a large amount of storage space for their data and want a reliable, durable, and fast hard drive.

Technology Insights Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 300Unraveling the SATA 300 Technology
  • The Western Digital WD1601ABYS utilizes Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 300 technology, which represents a significant advancement in data transfer capabilities. With a maximum transfer rate of 300 megabytes per second (MB/s), SATA 300 ensures efficient communication between the hard drive and the motherboard, reducing data bottlenecks and enhancing overall system responsiveness.
Overview of the Western Digital WD1601ABYSStorage Capacity: Unlocking 160GB of Data Storage
  • The Western Digital WD1601ABYS boasts a spacious 160 gigabytes (GB) of storage capacity, catering to the diverse needs of users. Whether you're a casual user with basic storage requirements or a professional with more demanding data needs, this HDD provides a balanced solution for various applications.
Speed Revolution: 7,200 RPM Performance
  • One of the standout features of the WD1601ABYS is its impressive 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM) speed. This high rotational speed enhances data access and retrieval, making it ideal for tasks that demand quick response times, such as gaming, video editing, and multitasking.
Buffer Size Matters: 16 Megabytes (MB) of Cache
  • The 16 megabytes (MB) buffer size of the WD1601ABYS plays a crucial role in optimizing data transfer rates. With a larger buffer, the HDD can store more data in the cache, reducing the time it takes for the drive to access frequently used information and improving overall system performance.
Form Factor Compact Design for Seamless Integration3.5 Inches Form Factor
  • The WD1601ABYS adopts a 3.5-inch form factor, a standard size for desktop hard drives. This compact design ensures compatibility with a wide range of desktop systems, making it easy to integrate into existing setups or build new systems with minimal fuss.
Compatibility and Versatility
  • SATA technology is known for its compatibility with various devices, and the WD1601ABYS is no exception. Whether you're upgrading an existing system or building a new one from scratch, the SATA interface ensures seamless integration with a wide range of motherboards and controllers.
Performance Benchmarks: Real-world TestingSpeed Tests
  • To evaluate the real-world performance of the WD1601ABYS, we conducted a series of speed tests, measuring data transfer rates, access times, and overall responsiveness. The results demonstrated the HDD's ability to handle demanding tasks with ease, making it suitable for both everyday computing and resource-intensive applications.
Reliability and Durability
  • In addition to performance, reliability is a key factor in assessing any storage solution. The WD1601ABYS, true to Western Digital's reputation, excels in terms of reliability. With advanced error detection and correction mechanisms, this HDD ensures the integrity of your data, reducing the risk of data loss due to potential errors.
Noise and Heat Management
  • Efficient heat dissipation and low noise levels are essential for a pleasant computing experience. The WD1601ABYS incorporates advanced heat management techniques and operates with minimal noise, contributing to a quieter and cooler system environment.
General Information about the Western Digital WD1601ABYS
  • Manufacturer: Western Digital
  • Part Number or SKU# WD1601ABYS
  • Product Type: Hard Disk Drive
Technical Information for this 160GB 7.2K RPM HDD
  • Capacity: 160 GB
  • Interface: SATA-Il
  • Drive Dimensions: 3.5 Inch
  • Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Buffer Size: 16 MB

In summary, the Western Digital WD1601ABYS emerges as a reliable, high-performance hard disk drive that caters to a wide range of user needs. From its capacious 160GB storage to its rapid 7,200 RPM speed and advanced SATA 300 technology, this HDD is a testament to Western Digital's commitment to delivering cutting-edge storage solutions.

Western Digital
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.


Please choose your location for calculate shipping cost.


ALLHDD guarantees that the products will not have defects in material that will affect the product's functionality during the Standard Warranty Period. The warranty period starts when the merchandise/items from our warehouse.

What does ALLHDD.Com warranty cover?

30-days to 3 years warranty:

Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.

What is not covered by our warranty?

The reason why our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:

(a) misuse of hardware; accidental damage; carelessness product(s) damage; shock; temperature beyond the specification of any product; faulty installation; operation; modification of goods;

(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;

(c) damaged caused by other hardware or equipment. The warranty will void if the item is returned with physical damage, damage to the retail box, removed from the box, counterfeit labels/labelled by them, or any modifications of internal and external covers. Data loss or damages to any other equipment we do not cover by our offered warranty.

What is the Manufacturer/Brand Warranty?

In general, a manufacturer's warranty service/support is a written guarantee to the buyer of a product. Its terms assure the replacement or repair of the product, if necessary, within a specified period after the purchase (2-5 years depending on the brand/manufacturer). It is typically included in the price of the product. Products are brand new and sealed and the original manufacturer box is complete with the Manufacturer's genuine warranty. For most of the brand new/retail products that come with the manual and box, exceptions may apply (i.e., Cisco, Juniper Networks).

For the server parts (i.e., Dell, HPE) to get Full coverage of the warranty server must have a full 3- 5 years warranty. However, ALLHDD.COM will cover the warranty duration if any Manufacturer doesn't support the advertised warranty and there is no refund for those.
Final Sale items are non-returnable/refundable in any situation. Any question? please ask our team before the shipment.

Important notes:

We can provide additional warranty service/support for any product you purchase from us if you need additional warranty coverage before finalizing the order from ALLHDD.Com. You need to ask in live chat/help or call us for more information.

Individual product warranty mentioned on each item product description page/detail page.

Free Technical support on purchased items, our expert consultancy over the phone, by email, by live chat, or by remote login.


Shipping Options and Estimated Delivery Time

UPS Shipping Options:

FREE UPS® Ground (Free shipping to all orders for 48 states!)
Estimated delivery time: 4-7 business days

UPS 3 Day Select®
Estimated delivery time: 3 business days

UPS 2nd Day Air®
Estimated delivery time: 1-2 business days, Delivery by 10:30 AM or 2:00 PM

UPS Next Day Air® Standard Overnight
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 2-5 PM, Standard Overnight Delivery.

UPS Next Day Air® - Priority Overnight
Estimated delivery time: Overnight Delivery (Next Business Day) Delivery by 10:30 AM or 12:00 PM

UPS Next Day Air® First Overnight - Early A.M
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 8:00 AM, Early morning, overnight delivery for your time-critical shipments.

UPS® First Overnight - Saturday
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 8:30 AM – Saturday

FedEx Shipping Options:

FedEx Ground®
Estimated delivery time: (4–7 business days in the contiguous 48 states)
*For residential delivery via FedEx Ground use FedEx Home Delivery®
Estimated delivery time: 4−7 business days, based on the distance to the destination.

FedEx Express Saver®
Estimated delivery time: 3 business days (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses; by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states (except Hawaii and Alaska)

FedEx 2Day®
Estimated delivery time: 2 business days (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses; by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states

FedEx Standard Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses and by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states (Hawaii is outbound only)

FedEx Priority Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 10:30 PM to U.S. businesses, noon to most residences)
Available throughout all 50 states

FedEx First Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 8:30 or 9 AM to most areas)
Available throughout all 50 states

Worldwide Shipping Options:

UPS®/FedEx® International Economy

Estimated delivery time: 4-7 business days

UPS®/FedEx® International Priority

Estimated delivery time: 2-4 business days

UPS®/FedEx® Ground Shipping Canada

Estimated delivery time: 5-8 business days

Important notes:

  • The processing of orders with Ground Shipping can take up to 24-48 hours. But we try to process all orders the same day.
  • We are not responsible for weather problems that may affect the delivery of goods by carriers. We cannot guarantee the exact delivery time, regardless of the carriers' claims.
  • If you have any specific delivery time requirements, please contact our customer support and someone from our customer service team will be able to help you.
  • You can estimate the shipping cost from the products detail page, also available on the checkout page
  • The shipping cost depends on box dimensions, weight, and zip/postal code
  • To get a FedEx® delivery service you need to mention it on the checkout page notebox.
  • For urgent shipments, please contact our customer service.
  • Shipping cut off 4:00 PM (Monday-Friday) and available blind drop shipment.