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WD Black 500GB 2.5" Internal Hard Drive, 7200 RPM, 16MB Buffer, SATA 6.0Gb/s Interface

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About this item

The WD Black 500GB 2.5" Internal Hard Drive delivers the speed you need for demanding applications like photo and video editing and Internet gaming. It also features high performance, high capacity, high reliability and cutting-edge technology make up WD Black, the ideal drive for those who demand only the best. The WD Black hard drives are designed for enthusiasts and creative professionals looking for leading-edge performance.

Key Features

  • Maximum performance - Sophisticated performance enhancing features deliver the speed you need for demanding applications like photo and video editing and Internet gaming
  • Dual processor - 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
  • Rock-solid Mechanical Architecture - Enhanced reliability features help protect the drive and the data stored on it
  • 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
  • The WD advantage - WD puts the products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures the products consistently meet the highest quality and reliability standards
  • Upgrading your drive is easy - WD Acronis True Image, 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 get all the benefits of a new drive

Technical Specs

Interface SATA 6.0Gb/s
Rotational Speed 7,200 RPM (nominal)
Buffer Size 16 MB
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 6 Gb/s (Max)
Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk) 160 MB/s (Sustained)
Formatted Capacity 500,107 MB
Capacity 500 GB
Acoustics: Idle Mode 28 dBA (average)
Acoustics: Seek Mode 0 28 dBA (average)
Operating Temperature 32deg. F to 140deg. F (-0deg. C to 60deg. C)
Non-operating Temperature -40deg. F to 158deg. F (-40deg. C to 70deg. C)
Operating Humidity 8% to 95% Non-condensing
Non-operating Humidity 5-95% RH non-condensing
Operating Altitude -1,000 to 10,000' (-304.8 to 3048m)
Non-operating Altitude -1,000' to 40,000' (-304.8 to 12192m)
Operating Vibration 0.00459 gÂ/Hz (10 to 500 Hz)
Non-operating Vibration 0.05102 gÂ/Hz (10 to 500 Hz)
Power Dissipation Read/Write: 1.75 Watts
Idle: 0.80 Watts
Standby: 0.20 Watts
Sleep: 0.20 Watts
Compatibility Windows/Mac
Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.75 x 0.37 x 3.94" / 6.99 x 0.94 x 10.01cm
Weight 0.25lbs / 0.11kg
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