Model WD Blue (500GB, SATA-300, 16MB Buffer)

WD Blue (500GB, SATA-300, 16MB Buffer) | WD5000AAKS

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specs

General

  • Interface
    SATA 3Gb/s
  • Buffer Size
    16 MB
  • Weight
    1.39 lbs
  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.

Interface Provided

  • Qty
    1
  • Connector Type
    7 pin Serial ATA
  • Storage Interface
    Serial ATA-300
  • Interface
    Serial ATA-300

Miscellaneous

  • Compliant Standards
    RoHS
  • Microsoft Certifications
    Works with Windows Vista
  • Works with Windows Vista
    Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC's running.

Expansion & Connectivity

  • Interfaces
    1 x SATA 3 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA

Hard Drive

  • Form Factor
    3.5" x 1/3H
  • Interface Type
    Serial ATA-300
  • Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm
  • Features
    Data Lifeguard, IntelliSeek, Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL), 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
    Serial ATA-300
  • Interface
    Serial ATA-300
  • Average Seek Time
    8.9 ms
  • Track-to-Track Seek Time
    2 ms
  • Average Latency
    4.2 ms
  • Data Transfer Rate
    300 MBps
  • Buffer Size
    16 MB
  • Non-Recoverable Errors
    1 per 10^15
  • Start / Stop Cycles
    50000

Performance

  • Seek Time
    8.9 ms (average)
  • Drive Transfer Rate
    300 MBps (external)
  • Average Latency
    4.2 ms
  • Spindle Speed
    7200 rpm
  • Track-to-Track Seek Time
    2 ms

Storage Controller (2nd)

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    140 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    5 - 95%
  • Sound Emission
    28 dBA
  • Sound Emission
    28 dBA
  • Shock Tolerance
    65 g @ 2ms (operating) / 350 g @ 2ms (non-operating)

Storage Hard Drive

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

Header

  • Brand
    WD
  • Product Line
    WD Blue
  • Model
    WD5000AAKS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Bay Required

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

Dimensions & Weight

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

Slot Required

  • Type
    none

Service & Support

  • Type
    2 years warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    2 years

Reliability

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Western Digital Corp.