Western Digital Blue 500GB Review & Specifications

Western Digital Blue 500GB 2.5'' SATA 3 5400 RPM 8 MB Cache WD5000LPVX

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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 notebooks and
external enclosures.

Specs Overview

Model WD5000LPVX
Release Date August 2013
Capacity 500GB
Cache 8MB
RPM 5400
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Form Factor 2.5"

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Western Digital Blue 500GB Performance comparison with similar Hard Disk Drives

WD Blue ( WD5000LPVX)

Product Specifications
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s

Performance Specifications
Rotational Speed 5,400 RPM (nominal)
Buffer Size 8 MB
Average Latency 5.50 ms (nominal)
Transfer Rates
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 6 Gb/s (Max)

Physical Specifications
Formatted Capacity 500,107 MB
Capacity 500 GB
Form Factor 2.5 Inch
User Sectors Per Drive 976,773,168

Physical Dimensions
English
Height 0.28 Inches
Depth 3.94 Inches
Width 2.75 Inches
Weight 0.20 Pounds
Metric
Height 7.0 mm
Depth 100.2 mm
Width 69.85 mm
Weight 0.09 kg

Environmental Specifications
Shock
Operating Shock (Read) 400G, 2ms
Non-operating Shock 1000G, 2 ms
Acoustics
Idle Mode 17 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 0 22 dBA (average)
Temperature (English)
Operating 32° 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/Write 1.4 Watts
Idle 0.55 Watts
Standby 0.13 Watts
Sleep 0.13 Watts

Compatibility
Operating System
Compatibility Windows/Mac

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