WD Caviar Blue 320GB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive, 16MB Cache, SATA 6 Gb/s Interface, 7200 RPM Speed, Single Pack

WD
SKU: WD3200AAKX MFR: WD3200AAKX

About WD Caviar Blue

The WD WD3200AAKX Caviar Blue Hard Drive provide performance and reliability for everyday computing. It is built to the highest standards of quality and features a 320GB capacity at an affordable price. This Hard Drive features a SATA 6Gbps interface which increases airflow and offers less clutter in the computer system compared to PATA drives.

WD Caviar Blue Features

  • Ultra-cool and quiet: Keeping the drive cool enhances reliability. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drive cool while they are operating which helps to protect the drive and the data stored on it
  • SATA 6 Gb/s Hard Drive: SATA 6 Gb/s drive now is a great way to make sure your hard drive will be compatible with next generation motherboards and chipsets
  • 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
  • IntelliSeek: Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration
  • ShockGuard: Instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications
  • Tested for Compatibility: WD performs tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in their FIT lab and Mobile Compatibility lab to give the customers confidence that the drives will work in their systems

WD Caviar Blue Specifications

Interface
SATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted capacity
320,072MB
User sectors per drive
625,142,448
SATA latching connector
Yes
Form factor
3.5"
RoHS compliant
Yes
Data transfer rate (max)
Buffer to host: 6 Gb/s
Host to/from drive (sustained): 126 MB/s
Cache
16MB
Rotational speed (RPM)
7200
Load/unload cycles
300,000
Non-recoverable read errors/bits read
<1 in 1014
Power Management
12VDC peak (A, ±10%): 1.77
Average power requirements (W)
Read/write: 6.0
Idle: 5.6
Standby: 0.9
Sleep: 0.9
Operating Temperature ( Deg.C)
0 to 60
Non-Operating Temperature ( Deg.C)
-40 to 70
Shock (Gs)
Operating (2 ms, read/write): 30
Operating (2 ms, read): 65
Non-operating (1 ms): 350
Average acoustics (dBA)
Idle mode: 29
Performance seek mode: 30
Dimensions (H x L x W)
1.028" x 5.787" x 4" / 25.4 x 147 x 101.6 mm
Weight
0.99 lbs / 0.45 kg
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