Western Digital Blue 500GB 5400RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 8MB Cache 2.5" 7mm Laptop Hard Drive - WD5000LQVX (EA)
|Warranty||2 Year Manufacturer Warranty|
|Spindle Speed||5400 RPM|
|Cache Buffer||8 MB Cache|
|Interface||SATA (7-Pin Signal and 15-Pin Power Connectors)|
|Data Transfer Rate||SATA III 6Gb/sec (Host to/from Drive Sustained 147 MB/sec)|
|Interface Note||Backwords Compatible with SATA II 3Gb/sec and SATA I 1.5Gb/sec|
|Advanced Format||Yes (logical 512 / physical 4096)|
|Form Factor||2.5 Inch|
|Dimensions||69.85mm x 100.20mm x 6.8mm|
- • Capacities up to 2TB
- • 5'400 RPM Rotational Speed
- • Eco-Conscious Design
- • 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
- • StableTrac 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-inch 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 7 mm 2.5-inch mobile drives is designed for thin and light mobile applications, and is also compatible with most standard 9.5 mm 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-inch PC Hard Drives (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- inch 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.
Best Fit Applications
• Laptops and Notebook
• External Enclosures
• All-in-One Desktops