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WD 500GB Blue 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s 7200rpm 32MB Hard Drive

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Description

Built to WD's highest standards of quality and reliability, WD Blue offers the features and entry-level capacities that are ideal for your computing needs. WD Blue is designed by the brand that you trust with the quality you would expect for a tested, proven, everyday storage solution.

WD Blue storage is designed and manufactured with technology found in WD's original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. WD Blue sets the baseline for everyday storage by consistently delivering improved performance over previous generations while successfully maintaining WD's quality and reliability for over six generations. The difference is that their colors never fade, generation after generation.

WD Blue is available in a broad range of entry-level capacities, cache sizes, form factors and interfaces so you can be sure there's a drive that's the perfect fit for your system. However, not all hard drives are created equally and for your applications that demand more, WD gives you the power of choice.

  • Trusted engineering

    Built to WD's highest standards of quality and reliability, WD Blue offers the features and entry-level capacities that are ideal for your computing needs. WD Blue is designed by the brand that you trust with the quality you would expect for a tested, proven, everyday storage solution.
  • A modern classic

    WD Blue storage is designed and manufactured with technology found in WD's original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. WD Blue sets the baseline for everyday storage by consistently delivering improved performance over previous generations while successfully maintaining WD's quality and reliability for over six generations. The difference is that their colors never fade, generation after generation.
  • Your power of choice

    WD Blue is available in a broad range of entry-level capacities, cache sizes, form factors and interfaces so you can be sure there's a drive that's the perfect fit for your system. However, not all hard drives are created equally and for your applications that demand more, WD gives you the power of choice.
  • Recommended use

    WD Blue storage is tested and recommended for use in desktop and All-in-One PCs, industrial applications, notebooks, and external enclosures where capacity is not needed. For additional capacity, look at WD Green capacity storage drives.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
WD Blue WD5000AZLX - hard drive - 500 GB - SATA 6Gb/s
Type
Hard drive - internal
Capacity
500 GB
Form Factor
3.5" x 1/3H
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate
600 MBps
Buffer Size
32 MB
Spindle Speed
7200 rpm
Features
NoTouch ramp load technology, S.M.A.R.T.
Dimensions (WxDxH)
101.6 mm x 147 mm x 25.4 mm
Weight
440 g
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years warranty


Detailed Specification

General

Device Type
Hard drive - internal
Capacity
500 GB
Form Factor
3.5" x 1/3H
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
Buffer Size
32 MB
Features
NoTouch ramp load technology, S.M.A.R.T.
Width
101.6 mm
Depth
147 mm
Height
25.4 mm
Weight
440 g

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate
600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate
150 MBps
Spindle Speed
7200 rpm

Reliability

Non-Recoverable Errors
1 per 10^14
Load / Unload Cycles
300,000

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces
1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bay
3.5" x 1/3H

Power

Power Consumption
6.8 Watt (read) , 6.8 Watt (write) , 6.1 Watt (idle) , 1.2 Watt (standby) , 1.2 Watt (sleep)

Miscellaneous

Compliant Standards
RoHS, NMB-3 Class B, CAN ICES-3 Class B

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
Limited warranty - 2 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
60 °C
Shock Tolerance (operating)
65 g @ 2 ms
Shock Tolerance (non-operating)
350 g @ 1 ms
Sound Emission
29 dBA
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