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Ideal for notebooks, external storage, and portable devices of all kinds. Check out the new WD Black² Mobile 2.5-inch Dual Drives (SSD + HDD).


Ideal for notebooks, external storage, and portable devices of all kinds. Check out the new WD Black² Mobile 2.5-inch Dual Drives (SSD + HDD).



    Options:
  • 1 TB
  • 500 GB

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Model: WD5000LPVX
WD Blue hard drives deliver solid performance and reliability while providing you with all the space you need to hold an enormous amount of photos, videos and files. These drives are designed for use as primary drives in desktops PCs, notebooks and external enclosures, and for certain industrial applications.
$52.99



Highlights

New ultra-slim design.

Accomplishing unprecedented feats in engineering at only 5 mm thin, these drives enable a world of possibilities and applications. (MPCK models)

Massive capacity in a slim world.

WD Blue 7mm slim drives have revolutionized the mobile hard drive by combining enterprise-grade craftsmanship with a massive 1 TB capacity, packed into a slim 7mm form factor.

WD quality.

Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs.



Overview
Trusted engineering

Built to WD's highest standards of quality and reliability, WD Blue offers the features and entry-level capacities that are ideal for your computing needs. WD Blue is designed by the brand that you trust with the quality you would expect for a tested, proven, everyday storage solution.

A modern classic

WD Blue storage is designed and manufactured with technology found in WD's original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. WD Blue sets the baseline for everyday storage by consistently delivering improved performance over previous generations while successfully maintaining WD's quality and reliability for over six generations. The difference is that our colors never fade, generation after generation.

Your power of choice

WD Blue is available in a broad range of entry-level capacities, cache sizes, form factors and interfaces so you can be sure there's a drive that's the perfect fit for your system. However, not all hard drives are created equally and for your applications that demand more, WD gives you the power of choice.

Drive with confidence

We perform tests on hundreds of systems, configurations, and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab to give our customers the confidence that our drives will work in their systems for the ultimate compatibility. WD Blue allows you to use our drive with confidence, knowing that our storage advancements such as NoTouch Ramp Load technology are proven and reliable everyday solutions.

The WD advantage

WD puts our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures our products consistently meet the highest quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles as well as helpful software and utilities. Our customer support lines have longer operational hours to ensure you get the help you need when you need it. Our toll-free customer support lines are here to help or you can access our WD Support site for additional details.

Easy upgrade

Acronis True Image, available as a download on the WD Support website, 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.

Recommended use

WD Blue storage is tested and recommended for use in notebooks, external enclosures and certain industrial applications.



Specifications
Product Specifications
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Performance Specifications
Rotational Speed5,400 RPM (nominal)
Buffer Size8 MB
Average Latency5.50 ms (nominal)
Transfer Rates
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)6 Gb/s (Max)
Physical Specifications
Formatted Capacity500,107 MB
Capacity500 GB
Form Factor2.5 Inch
User Sectors Per Drive976,773,168
Physical Dimensions
English
Height0.28 Inches
Depth3.94 Inches
Width2.75 Inches
Weight0.20 Pounds
Metric
Height7.0 mm
Depth100.2 mm
Width69.85 mm
Weight0.09 kg
Environmental Specifications
Shock
Operating Shock (Read)400G, 2ms
Non-operating Shock1000G, 2 ms
Acoustics
Idle Mode17 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 022 dBA (average)
Temperature (English)
Operating32° F to 140° F
Non-operating-40° F to 149° F
Temperature (Metric)
Operating-0° C to 60° C
Non-operating-40° C to 65° C
Electrical Specifications
Current Requirements
Power Dissipation
Read/Write1.4 Watts
Idle0.55 Watts
Standby0.13 Watts
Sleep0.13 Watts
Compatibility
Operating System
CompatibilityWindows/Mac


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