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7200 RPM
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16MB RAM
2yr Warranty
Description
WD Caviar Blue
SATA Hard Drives
SATA 6 Gb/s, 32 MB Cache, 7200 RPM

Performance and reliability for everyday computing.

With SATA and PATA interfaces and cache sizes up to 32 MB, this series of drives offer a full range of performance features. Pick the drive that suits your needs with the confidence in knowing that all WD Caviar Blue drives are built to the highest standards of quality and reliability.

Built to Western Digital's awarding winning quality standards, these drives are available in a full range of performance features.

Key Features

Interface
PATA - Enhanced integrated drive electronics (EIDE), also called Parallel ATA (PATA), hard drives have been the standard in the computer industry for more than 10 years.

SATA - Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives are quickly becoming the new standard. Motherboard manufacturers now include SATA inputs on their boards. Because of their considerably narrower cables, SATA hard drives provide increased airflow and less clutter and in the computer system compared to PATA drives.

The performance difference - PATA drives support data transfer rates up to 100MB/sec, and all WD Caviar Blue SATA drive support 3 Gb/s transfer rates.

How to choose - Our handy Interface Guide can help you make your selection.
Solid performance - With SATA and PATA interfaces, and cache sizes up to 32 MB, this series of drives offer a full range of performance features.
Ultra cool and quiet - Keeping the drive cool enhances reliability. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating which helps protect the drive and the data stored on it.
Capacity - We offer WD Caviar Blue drives with capacities from 80 GB to 1 TB because you can never have too much storage space.
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. IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
Advanced Format Technology - Technology being adopted by WD and other drive manufacturers to increase media format efficiencies, thus enabling larger drive capacities. (AALX models only)
ShockGuard - Instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.
Compatible - 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.
Ideal For

Family and business computing

How this WD hard drive protects your data
Data Lifeguard is an exclusive set of data protection features, including shock protection, an environmental protection system and real-time embedded error detection and repair. WD's Data Lifeguard technology automatically finds, isolates, and repairs problems that may develop over the life of a hard drive.
Data Lifeguard Tools are software utilities designed for WD hard drives that work with the embedded Data Lifeguard features to make hard drive installation,diagnostics and repair both simple and worry-free.
ShockGuard instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.

Performance Specifications
Transfer Rates
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 6 Gb/s (Max)


Physical Specifications
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s


Physical Dimensions
English
Height 1.028 Inches
Length 5.787 Inches
Width 4.00 Inches
Weight 0.95 Pounds

Metric
Height 25.4 mm
Length 147 mm
Width 101.6 mm
Weight 0.43 kg


Environmental Specifications
Shock
Operating Shock (Read) 30G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock 350G, 2 ms

Acoustics
Idle Mode 29 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 0 30 dBA (average)

Temperature (English)
Operating 32° F to 104° F
Non-operating -40° F to 158° F

Temperature (Metric)
Operating -0° C to 60° C
Non-operating -40° C to 70° C


Electrical Specifications
Current Requirements
Power Dissipation
Read/Write 5.20 Watts
Idle 4.40 Watts
Standby 0.70 Watts
Sleep 0.70 Watts
Specifications
Specifications

General

Stock code ISwcm500
Brand WD
Series Caviar Blue 6GB
Model WD5000AAKX
Type 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s
UPC 718037773421
ROHS Y
Date added 13/05/2010

WD5000AAKX Spec Information

Capacity 500GB
Form Factor / Drive Height 26mm
RPM 7200rpm
Platter size 3.5"
Access Time ?
RAM/Cache 16MB
Guarantee 2yr
Encryption N

Software

WD5000AAKX Speed

Read speed (Max) 126

Physical

Weight (kg) 0.56kg
Watts 6.0W
Watts (Idle) 5.6W
Watts (Sleep) 0.9W
Watts (Startup) 21.24W
Decibels (Idle) 2.9dB
Decibels (Seek) 3.0dB
Shock (Operating) 65g/2ms
Shock (Non-Operating) 350g/1ms
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WD Caviar Blue 6GB WD5000AAKX 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s 500GB 7200rpm


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500GB Data
7200 RPM
3.5"
16MB RAM
2yr Warranty


WD Caviar Blue
SATA Hard Drives
SATA 6 Gb/s, 32 MB Cache, 7200 RPM

Performance and reliability for everyday computing.

With SATA and PATA interfaces and cache sizes up to 32 MB, this series of drives offer a full range of performance features. Pick the drive that suits your needs with the confidence in knowing that all WD Caviar Blue drives are built to the highest standards of quality and reliability.

Built to Western Digital's awarding winning quality standards, these drives are available in a full range of performance features.

Key Features

Interface
PATA - Enhanced integrated drive electronics (EIDE), also called Parallel ATA (PATA), hard drives have been the standard in the computer industry for more than 10 years.

SATA - Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives are quickly becoming the new standard. Motherboard manufacturers now include SATA inputs on their boards. Because of their considerably narrower cables, SATA hard drives provide increased airflow and less clutter and in the computer system compared to PATA drives.

The performance difference - PATA drives support data transfer rates up to 100MB/sec, and all WD Caviar Blue SATA drive support 3 Gb/s transfer rates.

How to choose - Our handy Interface Guide can help you make your selection.
Solid performance - With SATA and PATA interfaces, and cache sizes up to 32 MB, this series of drives offer a full range of performance features.
Ultra cool and quiet - Keeping the drive cool enhances reliability. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating which helps protect the drive and the data stored on it.
Capacity - We offer WD Caviar Blue drives with capacities from 80 GB to 1 TB because you can never have too much storage space.
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. IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
Advanced Format Technology - Technology being adopted by WD and other drive manufacturers to increase media format efficiencies, thus enabling larger drive capacities. (AALX models only)
ShockGuard - Instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.
Compatible - 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.
Ideal For

Family and business computing

How this WD hard drive protects your data
Data Lifeguard is an exclusive set of data protection features, including shock protection, an environmental protection system and real-time embedded error detection and repair. WD's Data Lifeguard technology automatically finds, isolates, and repairs problems that may develop over the life of a hard drive.
Data Lifeguard Tools are software utilities designed for WD hard drives that work with the embedded Data Lifeguard features to make hard drive installation,diagnostics and repair both simple and worry-free.
ShockGuard instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.

Performance Specifications
Transfer Rates
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 6 Gb/s (Max)


Physical Specifications
Interface SATA 6 Gb/s


Physical Dimensions
English
Height 1.028 Inches
Length 5.787 Inches
Width 4.00 Inches
Weight 0.95 Pounds

Metric
Height 25.4 mm
Length 147 mm
Width 101.6 mm
Weight 0.43 kg


Environmental Specifications
Shock
Operating Shock (Read) 30G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock 350G, 2 ms

Acoustics
Idle Mode 29 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 0 30 dBA (average)

Temperature (English)
Operating 32° F to 104° F
Non-operating -40° F to 158° F

Temperature (Metric)
Operating -0° C to 60° C
Non-operating -40° C to 70° C


Electrical Specifications
Current Requirements
Power Dissipation
Read/Write 5.20 Watts
Idle 4.40 Watts
Standby 0.70 Watts
Sleep 0.70 Watts



Specifications

General

Stock code ISwcm500
Brand WD
Series Caviar Blue 6GB
Model WD5000AAKX
Type 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s
UPC 718037773421
ROHS Y
Date added 13/05/2010

WD5000AAKX Spec Information

Capacity 500GB
Form Factor / Drive Height 26mm
RPM 7200rpm
Platter size 3.5"
Access Time ?
RAM/Cache 16MB
Guarantee 2yr
Encryption N

Software

WD5000AAKX Speed

Read speed (Max) 126

Physical

Weight (kg) 0.56kg
Watts 6.0W
Watts (Idle) 5.6W
Watts (Sleep) 0.9W
Watts (Startup) 21.24W
Decibels (Idle) 2.9dB
Decibels (Seek) 3.0dB
Shock (Operating) 65g/2ms
Shock (Non-Operating) 350g/1ms
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