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WD Blue 500GB SATA III 6Gb/s 64MB 3.5" Internal HDD

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WD Green drives use less power and support quieter, cooler-running desktop PCs and external storage devices.As hard drive capacities increase, the power required to run ...
... those drives increases as well. WD Green drives make it possible for energy-conscious customers to build systems with higher capacities and the right balance of system performance, ensured reliability, and energy conservation.

Features

  • Reduced power consumption - WD has reduced power consumption by up to 40 percent compared to standard desktop drives with the combination of WD's IntelliSeek, NoTouch, and IntelliPower techno
  • Helps enable eco-friendly PCs - WD Caviar Green drives yield an average drive power savings of 4-5 watts over standard desktop drives making it possible for our energy-conscious customers to
  • Cool and quiet - WD GreenPower Technology yields lower operating temperatures for increased reliability and low acoustics for ultra-quiet PCs and external drives
  • Massive capacity - Capacities up to 2 TB offer the most available capacity for storage-intensive programs and space-hungry operating systems, like Windows Vista, with plenty of room left over
  • Perfect for external drives - External drive manufacturers can eliminate the need for a fan in a high-capacity product with a WD Caviar Green drive, the coolest and quietest in its class
  • IntelliPower - A fine-tuned balance of spin speed, transfer rate and caching algorithms designed to deliver both significant power savings and solid performance
  • IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise, and vibration
  • 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
  • Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) - Employs PMR technology to achieve even greater areal density
  • StableTrac - The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking, during read and write operations. (2 TB models only)
  • Low power spin-up - WD Caviar Green drives consume less current during startup allowing lower peak loads
  • Advanced power technology - Electronic components deliver best-in-class low power consumption for reduced power requirements and increased reliability

Extra Info

  • Disk Size: 3.5 Inches
  • Drive Interface: SAS 6Gb/s
  • Disk Capacity: 500GB
  • Disk Speed: 7200RPM
  • Enclosure type: Internal
  • Main Colour: Black

Additional Information

Capacity 500GB
Brand Western Digital
Read Speed 150MB/s
Write Speed 150MB/s
Connection Type SATA
Source Connection SATA
Warranty 2 Year
Barcode 718037840178
Product Code WD5000AZRZ
SKU 648503

Capacity Chart

Capacity
500GB 1000GB 1.95TB 3.91TB
Approx No. Photos
10 Megapixel 150000 300000 600000 1200000
12 Megapixel 125000 250000 500000 1000000
18 Megapixel 83312.5 166625 333250 666500
24 Megapixel 62500 125000 250000 500000
36 Megapixel 46250 92500 185000 370000
Approx Minutes of Video
720p (30 fps) 2750 5500 11000 22000
1080p (30 fps) 1906 3812 7625 15250
4k (30 fps) 1031 2062 4125 8250
Approx Storage
HD.MKV Movies 31 62 125 250
Music.MP3 129750 259500 519000 1038000
Compressed MP4 Movies 437 875 1750 3500

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