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Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500 GB Bulk/OEM Hard Drive 2.5 Inch, 8 MB Cache, 5400 RPM SATA II WD5000BEVT

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Cache Memory Installed Size 8 128 16 8 32 8 MB
Digital Storage Capacity 500 GB 1 TB 500 GB 500 GB 500 GB 500 GB
Hard Disk Rotational Speed 5,400 rpm 5,400 rpm 5,400 rpm 7,200 rpm 5,400 rpm
Hard-Drive Size 500 GB 1 TB 500 GB 500 GB 500 GB
Hard Disk Form Factor 2.5 in 2.5 in 2.5 in 2.5 in 2.5 in 2.5 in
Hardware Connectivity SATA 3.0 Gb/s SATA 6.0 Gb/s SATA 6.0 Gb/s SATA 6.0 Gb/s SATA 6.0 Gb/s SATA 3.0 Gb/s
Item Dimensions 2.75 x 3.94 x 0.37 in 2.75 x 3.95 x 0.28 in 2.75 x 3.94 x 0.27 in 2.75 x 3.94 x 0.28 in 2.75 x 3.94 x 0.28 in 5.4 x 6.7 x 1.6 in
Item Weight 4.16 ounces 3.17 ounces 3.2 ounces 3.2 ounces 3.88 ounces 5.6 ounces
Size 500 GB 1TB 500 GB 500 GB 500 GB 500GB

Product description

Capacity:500 GB

Product Description

WD Scorpio Blue 5400 RPM 2.5-inch SATA hard drives from Western Digital deliver lightning-fast and ultra-quiet performance hand-in-hand with low power consumption. In addition, they are designed with ruggedness, reliability, and data-protection features that actively watch over valuable data. Available in capacities from 160 to 640 GB, these drives feature a 3 Gb/s SATA interface and 8 MB cache. WD Scorpio Blue hard drives are designed for portable digital devices of all kinds, including notebook computers, external storage, and digital media players.

From the Manufacturer

WD Scorpio Blue Hard Drives – Big capacity for portable computing.

WD Scorpio Blue 2.5-inch SATA hard drives deliver ultra-quiet operation and low power consumption, making them the ideal drive for everyday notebook computing. In addition, these hard drives are designed with ruggedness, reliability, and data-protection features that actively watch over your valuable data.

Why you should choose WD Scorpio Blue drives:

WD Scorpio Blue SATA drives are the perfect way to add storage for all your photos, videos and files on your notebook computer.

Low power consumption.
State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features ensure low power consumption and long battery life.
Low power consumption
Quiet.
In a notebook drive, silence is golden. WD's exclusive WhisperDrive technology yields one of the quietest 2.5-inch hard drives on the market.
Quiet
SATA 3 Gb/s interface.

The industry standard and most common interface.

SATA 3 Gb/s interface
Features at a glance

  • 500 GB of notebook storage
  • SATA 3 Gb/s interface
  • 2-year limited warranty
 
WD Scorpio Blue
Ideal for:
  • Notebook computing
  • Small form factor external enclosures
  • Netbooks
Features:

SATA 3 Gb/s - The industry standard and most common interface.

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.

Rugged - WD's ShockGuard technology protects the drive mechanics and platter surfaces from shocks.

Tested for compatibility - We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab and Mobile Compatibility Lab to give our customers confidence that our drives will work in their systems.

NoTouch
WD Certified

Upgrading your drive is easy - WD Acronis TrueImage, 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. Note: Bare drive does not include any cables or mounting hardware.

The WD advantage - WD puts our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) prior to any product launch. On average, each new product goes through 600,000 hours of testing. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles. You can also call toll-free support 7 days per week in the U.S. and Canada. See the WD Support site for full details.

WD-certified packaging - All WD drives purchased from Amazon.com are shipped in WD-certified hard drive packaging. It is designed and fully tested to provide WD products with the highest of safety while in transit. With WD-certified packaging, you can rest assured that your WD hard drive will arrive safely, fully protected, in a non-descript, easy-open package.

Compatibility
Works with Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 and Mac operating systems.

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WD Scorpio Blue WD Scorpio Black
Big capacity for portable computing.
High performance for notebook computing.
 
Ideal for
Notebook computers, netbooks and external enclosures.
Notebook computers.
 
Capacity range
80 GB – 1 TB
160 GB – 750 GB
 
Interface
SATA 3 Gb/s
SATA 1.5 Gb/s
PATA 100 MB/s
SATA 3 Gb/s
 
Form factor
2.5-inch
2.5-inch
 
Cache
8 MB
16 MB
 
Limited warranty
2-year
5-year
 
Highest capacity
 
 
Highest performance
 
 
Photo/video editing
 


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