Western Digital Caviar Specifications

Western Digital Caviar

Western Digital Caviar Special Edition 250 GB hard drive

Part Number: WD2500JB Released: February 1, 2003

General

  • Capacity
    250 GB
  • Features
    Data Lifeguard, Shock Guard , S.M.A.R.T.
  • Interface
    ATA-100
  • Buffer Size
    8 MB
  • Weight
    1.32 lbs
  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.

Interface Provided

  • Qty
    1
  • Connector Type
    40 pin IDC
  • Storage Interface
    IDE/ATAPI
  • Interface
    IDE/ATAPI

Miscellaneous

  • Compliant Standards
    RoHS

Expansion & Connectivity

  • Interfaces
    1 x IDE/ATAPI - 40 pin IDC
  • Compatible Bays
    1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H

Hard Drive

  • Type
    EIDE
  • Form Factor
    3.5" x 1/3H
  • Enclosure Type
    Internal
  • Interface Type
    DMA/ATA-133 (Ultra) Fast Drives
  • Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm
  • Features
    Data Lifeguard, Shock Guard
  • Hard Drive Type
    internal hard drive
  • Form Factor (Short)
    3.5"
  • Form Factor (metric)
    8.9 cm x 1/3H
  • Form Factor (Short) (metric)
    8.9 cm
  • Storage Interface
    ATA-100
  • Interface
    ATA-100
  • Average Seek Time
    8.9 ms
  • Max Seek Time
    21 ms
  • Track-to-Track Seek Time
    2 ms
  • Average Latency
    4.2 ms
  • Data Transfer Rate
    100 MBps
  • Internal Data Rate
    93.5 MBps
  • Buffer Size
    8 MB
  • Bytes per Sector
    512
  • Recoverable Errors
    1 per 10^14
  • Non-Recoverable Errors
    1 per 10^15
  • Start / Stop Cycles
    50,000

Performance

  • Internal Data Rate
    93.5 MBps
  • Seek Time
    8.9 ms (average) / 21 ms (max)
  • Drive Transfer Rate
    100 MBps (external)
  • Average Latency
    5.5 ms
  • Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm
  • Track-to-Track Seek Time
    2 ms

Storage Controller (2nd)

  • Type
    none

Software & System Requirements

  • Software Included
    Drivers & Utilities, Data Lifeguard Tools

Environmental Parameters

  • Vibration Tolerance
    0.75 g @ 20-300 Hz (operating) / 4 g @ 20-500 Hz (non-operating)
  • Max Altitude Operating
    10000 ft
  • Min Operating Temperature
    41 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    131 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    5 - 95%
  • Sound Emission
    35 dBA

Storage Hard Drive

  • Compliant Standards
    S.M.A.R.T.

Header

  • Brand
    WD
  • Product Line
    WD Blue
  • Model
    WD2500JB
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Dimensions & Weight

  • Depth
    5.8 in
  • Width
    4 in
  • Height
    1 in
  • Weight
    1.32 lbs

Bay Required

  • Type
    internal
  • Form Factor
    3.5" x 1/3H
  • Form Factor (metric)
    8.9 cm x 1/3H
  • Total Qty
    1

Service & Support

  • Type
    2 years warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    2 years

Software

  • Type
    Data Lifeguard Tools, Drivers & Utilities

Reliability

  • Non-Recoverable Errors
    1 per 10^15
  • Start / Stop Cycles
    50,000

General

  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.

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