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WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD's original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs. These drives are available in a broad range of capacities, cache sizes, form factors and interfaces so you can be sure there's a drive that's the perfect fit for your system, in more ways than one.
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|Compatible Bay||3.5" x 1/3H|
|device connector type||SATA|
|Device Supported||Desktop PC; Notebook|
|Environmental Certification||RoHS; WEEE; China RoHS|
|Features||NoTouch Ramp Load; IntelliSeek; Ultra Cool and Quiet; ShockGuard; S.M.A.R.T; DataGuard|
|hard drive type||hard drive|
|hard drive width||3.5 in.|
|maximum data transfer rate||600 MB/s (4.7 Gbit/s)|
|Platform Supported||Mac; PC|
|Spindle Speed (rpm)||7200|
|storage capacity||500 GB|
|System Requirements||Operating System(s):Windows 7; Windows 8; Mac OS|
|warranty length||2-year limited|
WD Blue hard drives deliver solid performance and reliability while providing you with all the space you need to hold an enormous amount of photos, videos and files. These drives are designed for use as primary drives in desktops PCs and external enclosures, and for certain industrial applications.
Which capacity is right for you?
- Entry Level: Up to 1 TB
- Mainstream: 2 TB to 4 TB
- Best Upgrade: 5 TB+
Models up to 1 TB can be both 5400-RPM & 7200-RPM Class. Models that are 2 TB and above are 5400-RPM.
|Transfer Rates Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk)||126 MB/s (Max)|
|Formatted Capacity||500,107 MB|
|Form Factor||3.5 Inch|
|User Sectors Per Drive||976,773,168|
|Metric Height||26.1 mm|
|Metric Depth||147 mm|
|Metric Width||101.6 mm|
|Metric Weight||0.69 kg|
|Shock Operating Shock (Read)||30G, 2 ms|
|Shock Non-operating Shock||300G, 2 ms|
|Acoustics Idle Mode||28 dBA (average)|
|Acoustics Seek Mode 0||33 dBA (average)|
|Temperature (Metric) Operating||-0° C to 60° C|
|Temperature (Metric) Non-operating||-40° C to 70° C|
|Power Dissipation Read/Write||6.80 Watts|
|Power Dissipation Idle||6.10 Watts|
|Power Dissipation Standby||0.70 Watts|
|Power Dissipation Sleep||0.70 Watts|
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