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WD Caviar® Black™ 500GB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive For Desktops, 64MB Cache, SATA/600, WD5003AZEX, Pack Of 20 Item # 279254
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Sophisticated performance enhancing features deliver the speed you need for demanding applications like photo and video editing and Internet gaming.High performance, high capacity, high reliability, and cutting-edge technology make up WD Black, the ideal drive for those who demand only the best.
|cache size||64 MB|
|Compatible Bay||3.5" x 1/3H|
|device connector type||SATA/600|
|Environmental Certification||RoHS; WEEE; China RoHS|
|Features||S.M.A.R.T; NoTouch Ramp Load; StableTrac|
|hard drive type||Hard Drive|
|hard drive width||3.5 inches|
|manufacturer||Western Digital Corporation|
|maximum data transfer rate||768|
|operating system compatibility||Mac OS X; Windows 7; Windows Vista|
|Platform Supported||Mac; PC|
|Product Line||Caviar Black|
|Spindle Speed (rpm)||7200|
|storage capacity||500 GB|
|System Requirements||Operating System(s):Windows 7; Windows Vista; Mac OS|
|warranty length||5-year limited|
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WD Black hard drives are designed for enthusiasts and creative professionals looking for leading-edge performance. These 3.5-inch desktop drives are perfect for high-performance applications like photo and video editing, gaming and power PCs.
Entry Level: Up to 1 TB
Mainstream: 2 TB to 4 TB
Best Upgrade: 5 TB+
- Increased Cache Sizes: Achieve faster read-rate performance and high-speed transfer speeds with 128 MB of cache on 5 TB and 6 TB models. WD's Dynamic Cache Technology improves performance in real time to allocate and optimize cache between reads and writes.
- Dual-Core Processing: The WD Black drive features a dual-core processor that offers twice the processing capability as a standard single-core processor to maximize drive performance, especially for loading games or large multimedia files.
- Increased Reliability: WD Black drives are equipped with StableTrac Technology (2 TB and larger models). This secures the motor shaft inside the hard drive to increase reliability and help reduce impact due to system-induced vibrations from other components. By stabilizing the platters inside, WD Black drives result in more accurate tracking in a particular sector during read and write operations, optimizing performance and reliability.
|Transfer Rates Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)||6 Gb/s (Max)|
|Transfer Rates Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk)||150 MB/s (Sustained)|
|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||0.44 kg|
|Shock Operating Shock (Read)||30G, 2 ms|
|Shock Non-operating Shock||350G, 2 ms|
|Acoustics Idle Mode||29 dBA (average)|
|Acoustics Seek Mode 0||30 dBA (average)|
|Acoustics Seek Mode 3||30 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||0.80 Watts|
|Power Dissipation Sleep||0.80 Watts|