SATA III 6Gb/sec (Host to/from Drive Sustained 147 MB/sec)
Backwords Compatible with SATA II 3Gb/sec and SATA I 1.5Gb/sec
Yes (logical 512 / physical 4096)
69.85mm x 100.20mm x 7.0mm
Western Digital Blue Laptop Drive
Capacities up to 2TB
5'400 RPM Rotational Speed
Read Multiple and Write Multiple Command Support
Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors
CMR Recording Head Technology
Dynamic Cache Algorithm Technology
Native Command Queuing (NCQ) Technology
State-of-the-Art Cache and On-the-Fly Error-Correction Algorithms
NoTouch Ramp Load Technology
WD Blue Mobile Hard Drives
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.
Low power consumption: State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features ensure low power consumption and long battery life.
Quiet: In a notebook drive, silence is golden. WD’s exclusive noise reducing technologies yield one of the quietest 2.5" hard drives on the market.
The original: WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD’s original award winning hard drives.
WD quality: Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs.
Available SATA 6 Gb/s interface: The SATA 6 Gb/s interface provides greater flexibility for use with the latest chipsets as well as backwards compatibility to legacy systems with SATA 3 Gb/s requirements. (xPVX, xPCX, and MPCK models only).
Upgrading your drive is easy: Acronis True Image WD Edition Software, 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.
Compatible: Our latest generation of 7mm 2.5" mobile drives is designed for thin and light mobile applications, and is also compatible with most standard 9.5mm bays. (xPCX, LPVT, and LPVX models only).
StableTrac: Motor shaft affixed to the baseplate and top cover stabilizes platters for accurate tracking during read and write operations, yielding higher drive data throughput in harsh shock and vibration environments.
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.
Enhanced Availability (EA)—for 24x7 Access to Data: Western Digital provides enhanced availability models of WD Blue 2.5" PC Hard Drive (WD5000LQVX) that deliver 24x7 access to information for data intensive applications requiring round the clock operation. The new thinner profile allows for additional cooling, especially important in dense blade server designs. The WD Blue 2.5" PC Hard Drives provide high capacity, durability, and quiet acoustics on a proven platform for quality and reliability. EA models support the stringent demands of “always-on” applications in lower transaction environments.