WD 500 GB Caviar Blue Internal Hard Drive

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WD 500 GB Caviar Blue Internal Hard Drive

B&H # WEWD5000AAKX Mfr # WD5000AAKX
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You Pay: $50.98
Product Highlights
  • Storage Capacity - 500 GB
  • 6 Gbps SATA Interface
  • Data Buffer - 16 MB
  • Rotational Speed - 7200 RPM
  • Data Transfer Speed - Up to 126 MB/s
  • Shock Resistance - Up to 350G
  • ShockGuard Technology
  • IntelliSeek
  • NoTouch Ramp Load Technology

The WD 500 GB Caviar Blue Internal Hard Drive, featuring a SATA 6 Gbps interface, 16 MB data buffer and 7200 RPM rotational speed, transfers data at a top speed of 126 MB/s.
Shock resistance of up to 350G helps the drive withstand accidental drops. In addition, ShockGuard technology provides enhanced protection against shocks and vibrations. With IntelliSeek technology, the Caviar Blue Internal Hard Drive calculates optimum seek speeds for reduced vibration, noise and power consumption.
NoTouch ramp load technology ensures that the recording head never touches the disk media, for considerably less wear to the recording head and media, and improved drive protection during transit.

Storage capacity - 500 GB
SATA 6 Gbps interface
16 MB data buffer
7200 RPM rotational speed
Transfers data at a top speed of 126 MB/s
Shock resistance of up to 350G helps the drive withstand accidental drops
ShockGuard technology provides enhanced protection against shocks and vibrations
IntelliSeek calculates optimum seek speeds for reduced vibration, noise and power consumption.
NoTouch ramp load technology ensures that the recording head never touches the disk media, for considerably less wear to the recording head and media, and improved drive protection during transit
Suitable for business and family applications
Interface SATA 6 Gbps
Formatted Capacity 500,107 MB
User Sectors per Drive 976,773,168
SATA Latching Connector Yes
Form Factor 3.5" (8.89 cm)
Data Transfer Rate Buffer to host: 6 Gbps
Host to/from drive (sustained): 126 MB/s
Cache 16 MB
Rotational Speed 7200 RPM
Load/Unload Cycles 300,000
Non-recoverable read errors per bits read <1 in 10^14
Power Supply 12 VDC peak (A, ±10%): 1.77
Power Requirements Read / write: 6.0
Idle: 5.6
Standby: 0.9
Sleep: 0.9
Temperature Operating: 32 to 140° F (0 to 60° C)
Non-operating: -40 to 158° F (-40 to 70° C)
Shock Operating (2 ms, read / write): 30
Operating (2 ms, read): 65G
Non-operating (1 ms): 350G
Acoustics Idle mode: 29 dBA
Performance seek mode: 30 dBA
RoHS Compliant Yes
Weight 0.99 lb (0.45 kg)
Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.787 x 4 x 1.028" (14.7 x 10.16 x 2.54 cm)
WD 500 GB Caviar Blue Internal Hard Drive
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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