WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB M.2

WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB SATA III 6 Gb/s M.2 2280 WDS500G2B0B

WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB SATA III 6 Gb/s M.2 2280 WDS500G2B0B

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  • 3D NAND SATA SSD for capacities up to 2TB with enhanced reliability.
  • An active power draw up to 25% lower than previous generations of WD Blue SSD
  • Sequential read speeds up to 560MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 530MB/s.
  • An industry-leading 1.75M hours mean time to failure (MTTF) and up to 500 terabytes written (TBW) for enhanced reliability.
  • WD F.I.T. Lab certification for compatibility with a wide range of computers.
  • Free downloadable software to monitor the status of your drive and clone a drive, or backup your data.
  • Includes a 3-year limited warranty so upgrading your storage is worry-free.

Specifications Overview

Model WDS500G2B0B
Release Date July 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series Blue
Capacity 500 GB
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Form Factor M.2-2280
NAND Flash Type 3D NAND
Max Sequential Read Up to 560 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Up to 530 MB/s
MTBF Up to 1.75M hours

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