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WD5000BPKX WD Black Mobile Hard Drive (500GB)

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Product Highlights
  • Advanced Format
  • RoHS Compliant

The 500GB WD5000BPKX WD Black Mobile Hard Drive from WD is a 2.5” (6.35cm) mobile drive suitable for high-performance applications like photo and video editing, gaming, and power PCs. It is designed for enthusiasts and creative professionals.

Maximum Performance
Performance enhancing features deliver the speed you need for demanding applications like photo and video editing and Internet gaming.
No Compromises
High performance, high capacity, and high reliability
Dual Processor and Rock-Solid Mechanical Architecture
Twice the processing power to maximize performance
Dynamic Cache
WD's dynamic caching algorithm improves performance in real time by optimizing cache allocation between reads and writes. For example, if there is an overwhelming percentage of read traffic as opposed to write traffic, the drive automatically allocates more cache for read data, which reduces congestion and improves overall drive performance.
Integrated SATA 6 Gb/s Interface
The integrated SATA 6 Gb/s interface works with latest chipsets and offers backwards compatibility to legacy systems with SATA 3 Gb/s requirements (BPKX and BEKX models only). Offers a SATA 6 Gbps interface Backward compatible with 3 Gb/s SATA interface.
NoTouch Ramp Load Technology
The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
Tested for Compatibility
Tests are performed on hundreds of systems and platforms in the FIT Lab to check that this drive will work in any system.
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity 500,107 MB
User Sectors per Drive 976,773,168
Form Factor 2.50" (6.35 cm)
Data Transfer Rate Interface Speed: 6 Gb/s

Internal Transfer Rate (Maximum): 160 MB/s

Cache 16 MB
Rotational Speed 7,200 RPM
Average Drive Ready Time 3.2 sec
Reliability / Data Integrity
Load/Unload Cycles 600,000 1
Please Note:

Controlled unload at ambient condition.

Non-Recoverable Read Errors < 1 in 10 (Per Bits Read)
Power Management
5 VDC 5 VDC ±10% (A, peak): 1.15
Average Power Requirements Read / Write: 1.75 W

Idle: 0.9 W

Standby / Sleep: 0.2 W

Temperature Operating: 32 to 140°F (0 to 60°C)

Non-Operating: -40 to 158°F (-40 to 70°C)

Shock Operating (2 minutes, read): 350 Gs

Non-Operating: 1000 (2 minutes)

Acoustics Idle: 28 dBA

Seek (Average): 28 dBA 2

Please Note:

Sound power level

Dimensions 0.37 x 3.94 x 2.75" (0.94 x 10.01 x 6.99 cm) (H x L x W)
Weight 0.25 lb (0.11 kg)
WD5000BPKX WD Black Mobile Hard Drive (500GB)
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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