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  • Western Digital Black 3.5\" 500 GB Serial ATA III
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    Western Digital Black 3.5" 500 GB Serial ATA III

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    The WD Black drive features a dual-core processor that offers twice the processing capability as a standard single-core processor to maximize drive performance.FOR LOADING GAMES OR LARGE FILES


    With 128MB of cache on 5TB and 6TB models, WD's Dynamic Cache Technology improves performance in real time to allocate and optimize cache between reads and writes.HIGH-SPEED DATA TRANSFER


    Helps reduce system-induced vibrations from other components, optimizing performance and reliability.INCREASED RELIABILITY
    General Information

    General Information for Western Digital

    Western Digital Black. HDD size: 3.5", HDD capacity: 500 GB, HDD speed: 7200 RPM

    Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive
    Maximum Performance.
    Sophisticated Performance Enhancing Features Deliver The Speed You Need For Demanding Applications Like Photo And Video Editing And Internet Gaming.
    No Compromises.
    High Performance, High Capacity, High Reliability, And Cutting-Edge Technology Make Up Wd Black, The Ideal Drive For Those Who Demand Only The Best.
    Industry-Leading Warranty.
    Wd Black Carries The Highest Available Warranty Protection On The Market, A 5-Year Limited Warranty.
    High Performance Electronics.
    Dual Processor - Twice The Processing Power To Maximize Performance.
    Dynamic Cache - Wd'S Dynamic Caching Algorithm Improves Performance In Real Time By Optimizing Cache Allocation Between Reads And Writes. For Example, If There'S An Overwhelming Percentage Of Read Traffic As Opposed To Write Traffic, The Drive Automatically Allocates More Cache For Read Data, Which Reduces Congestion And Improves Overall Drive Performance.
    Rock Solid Mechanical Architecture.
    Enhanced Reliability Features Help Protect The Drive And The Data Stored On It.
    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.
    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.
    Upgrading Your Drive Is Easy.
    Wd Acronis True Image, Available As A Free Download On The Wd Support Site, 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 Black Hard Drives Are Tested And Recommended For Use In Pcs, High-Performance Workstations And Notebook Computers.

    WD Black 640GB (7200rpm) SATA 6Gb/s 64MB 3.5 inch Hard Drive (Internal).
    WD Black drives combine a high performance electronics architecture with a rock solid mechanical architecture to deliver the perfect storage solution for your fully-loaded PC or maxed out gaming machine. Cool drive operation, no-touch head technology, and leading-edge vibration protection ensure enhanced reliability and sustained data throughput.

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    500GB, 8.89 cm (3.5") , SATA 6Gb/s, 7200 RPM, 64MB

    Western Digital Black. HDD size: 3.5", HDD capacity: 500 GB, HDD speed: 7200 RPM

    Warranty information: 5 years

    Initial Release Date: 09/06/2012

    Product Specification

    Western Digital Black 3.5" 500 GB Serial ATA III Specifications

    Manu. Code
    Weight (approx)
    Product TypeInternal Hard Drives
    Hard Drives
    Technical details
    Western Digital
    Serial ATA III
    SATA 6Gb/s
    Form FactorHard Disk Drive
    Product FamilyBlack
    Response Time
    HDD speed
    7200 RPM
    Drive device, buffer size64 MB
    Power consumption (standby)
    0.8 W
    Power consumption (idle)6.1 W
    Power consumption (read)6.8 W
    Power consumption (write)6.8 W
    Operating voltage5 / 12 V
    Power consumption (standby)0.8
    Weight & dimensions
    101.6 mm
    Depth147 mm
    Height26.1 mm
    Weight430 g
    Input device
    Device type
    HDD capacity
    500 GB
    Component for
    Storage drive buffer size64 MB
    HDD interface transfer rate6 Gbit/s
    HDD sustained transfer rate150 MiB/s
    Start/stop cycles300000
    Average Latency4.2ms
    Hard drive
    HDD size
    Operational conditions
    Operating temperature (T-T)
    0 - 60 C
    Storage temperature (T-T)-40 - 70 C
    Operating shock30 G
    Non-operating shock350 G
    RoHS compliance
    Packaging data
    Storage drive adapter included
    Other features
    Drive Capacity
    Enclosure typeInternal
    Drive Size3.5 Inches
    Disk Speed7200RPM
    Data Buffer/RAM64MB
    Environmental0 to 60C
    Non Operating Temperature-40 to 70C
    Acoustics (Seek Mode)29dB
    Dimensions10.16cm (W) x 14.7cm (D) x 2.54cm (H) - Weight 0.69kg
    Power Requirement Idle (Ready)6.1Watts
    Acoustics (Idle Mode)28dB
    Drive Size3.5Inches
    Operating Temperature0 to 60C
    Hard drive size3.5
    Hard drive interfaceSerial ATA III
    Hard drive interface transfer rate6
    Hard drive sustained transfer rate150
    Hard drive size3.5"
    Hard drive speed7200 RPM
    Hard drive interface transfer rate6 Gbit/s
    Hard Drive Capacity500 GB
    Hard drive sustained transfer rate150 MiB/s
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