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Add 500GB of storage to your system to store and quickly access files such as movies, photos, music, documents, and more with the 500GB Blue 5400 rpm SATA III 2.5" Internal Hard Drive from WD. Designed for use in notebooks and external enclosures, this drive connects to your system's 2.5" / 7mm drive bay using the SATA III 6 Gb/s interface.
This 500GB drive also features a rotational speed of 5,400 rpm and a 16MB cache to help ensure uninterrupted data transfers. Additionally, the drive is built with features to help ensure it will have a strong operational life, with 600,000 load/unload cycles, <1 in 1014 non-recoverable read errors per bits read, and NoTouch Ramp Load technology. NoTouch Ramp Load technology helps ensure that the recording head never touches the disk media. The result is less wear to the recording head and media, as well as improved drive protection while in transit.
The 500GB Blue 5400 rpm SATA III 2.5" Internal Hard Drive is lightweight and energy efficient, consuming an average of 1.4W during read/write operations. It provides users with free access to WD Acronis True Image and is protected by a limited 2-year warranty.
NoTouch Ramp Load Technology
The recording head never touches the disk media, helping to ensure significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit
Low Power Consumption
State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features help ensure low
power consumption and long battery life
Upgrading Your Drive Is Easy
Acronis True Image WD Edition software, available as a free download on the WD Support site, enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to receive all the benefits of a new drive
WD's 2.5" / 7mm mobile drives are designed for thin and light mobile applications and are also compatible with most standard 9.5mm bays
WD's noise reducing technologies help yield quiet performance
In the Box
WD 500GB Blue 5400 rpm SATA III 2.5" Internal Hard Drive