WD Blue 500GB Internal SSD

WD Blue 500GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" WDS500G1B0A

WD Blue 500GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" WDS500G1B0A

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  • Sequential read speeds of up to 545MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 525MB/s.
  • An industry-leading 1.75M hours Mean Time To Failure (MTTF) and several error-correction technologies for lasting reliability.
  • Optimized for multitasking to simultaneously run resource-heavy applications without system slow-down.
  • Available in 2.5"/7mm and M.2 2280 models to accommodate most PCs.
  • WD FIT LabTM certification for compatibility across a wide range of laptop and desktop computers.

Specifications Overview

Model WDS500G1B0A
Release Date January 2018

* 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 2.5"
SSD Controller Marvell 1074
NAND Flash Type 2D NAND
Max Sequential Read Up to 545 MB/s
Max Sequential Write Up to 525 MB/s
MTBF 1,750,000 hours

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Transfer speeds up to 545MB/s and capacities up to 1TB with models for old and new desktop and laptop PCs. Check your PC's specifications to determine the right upgrade.

WD Blue SSD | Technical Specifications



1TB, 500GB, 250GB



SATA 6Gb/s


Form Factor

2.5 Inch 7mm

M.2 2280

Endurance (TBW)

250GB   100

500GB  200

1TB        400

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