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New ultra-slim design.Accomplishing unprecedented feats in engineering at only 5 mm thin, these drives enable a world of possibilities and applications. (MPCK models)
Massive capacity in a slim world.WD Blue 7mm slim drives have revolutionized the mobile hard drive by combining enterprise-grade craftsmanship with a massive 1 TB capacity, packed into a slim 7mm form factor.
WD quality.Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs.
Low power consumption.State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features ensure low power consumption and long battery life.
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.
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.
SATA or PATA interface.While SATA has become the industry standard interface, WD continues to manufacture mobile drives with a PATA interface for unique or legacy systems.
Upgrading your drive is easy.WD Acronis TrueImage, 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.
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.
Recommended use:Instantaneously protects the hard WD Blue hard drives are tested and recommended for use innotebooks, external enclosures and certain industrial applications.
Power of Choice
Our colors give you the power.The data on your drive is more than just bits and bytes, it’s your story. Your digital life is unique. While it’s true that we are passionate about our products, it’s equally true that we are passionate about you, our customers. We understand the importance of what you store which is why we are so driven to do the very best we can to help protect it.
James PaickWith over 15 years of design experience, James Paick is the Founder and Creative Director at Scribble Pad Studios and has created some of the most memorable moments in entertainment design. Scribble Pad Studios’ forte is in the gaming, film, theme park, illustration, entertainment space and advertising fields.
Kevin LynchBalancing equal amounts of technical dexterity, creative intuition, classical influence and entrepreneurial drive, photographer Kevin Lynch is internationally recognized for his growing portfolio of conceptual portraiture.
ScarraWilliam "Scarra" Li is a League of Legends player who is currently plays the mid-lane position for Team Dignitas, an internationally renowned gaming team. In April 2013, Scarra was publicly voted as the NA LCS mid-lane All-Star with over 50 percent of the vote, allowing him to play for the North America LCS team and compete in All-Star Shanghai 2013 against other regional All-Star teams.
Martin GossnerMartin Gossner is the CEO of STEIGER DYNAMICS, a leading Home Theater PC (HTPC) manufacturer renowned for bringing high-end computing to the comfort of the living room. Martin is no stranger to the intense requirements placed on the storage element in the NAS environment. He knows that a one-size-fits-all hard drive solution doesn’t fully address the needs of the HTPC.
Marc CisnerosMarc is a career hard drive and storage device professional, with extensive experience in the video surveillance, streaming media and digital signage spaces. When Marc needs components for a home or small office surveillance solution, he demands that the storage built-in is designed and engineered for exactly that purpose. That’s why Marc chooses WD Purple surveillance storage, so he can enjoy the peace of mind gained from recommending a true surveillance-class hard drive to his customers. To learn more about the security and confidence built in to Marc’s surveillance systems visit: http://www.hdstor-inc.com
Your story, our storage.We empower people to empower themselves. It’s your story. Are you ready?
|Rotational Speed||5,400 RPM (nominal)|
|Buffer Size||8 MB|
|Average Latency||5.50 ms (nominal)|
|Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)||6 Gb/s (Max)|
|Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk)||147 MB/s (Sustained)|
|Formatted Capacity||500,107 MB|
|Form Factor||2.5 Inch|
|User Sectors Per Drive||976,773,168|
|Operating Shock (Read)||400G, 2ms|
|Non-operating Shock||1000G, 2 ms|
|Idle Mode||17 dBA (average)|
|Seek Mode 0||22 dBA (average)|
|Operating||32° F to 140° F|
|Non-operating||-40° F to 149° F|
|Operating||-0° C to 60° C|
|Non-operating||-40° C to 65° C|
Read/Write: 1.4 Watts|
Idle: 0.55 Watts
Standby: 0.13 Watts
Sleep: 0.13 Watts
|Storage Capacity:||500 GB|
|Features:||Low Power Consumption|
|Features:||NoTouch Ramp Load|
|Maximum External Data Transfer Rate:||768 MBps (6 Gbps)|
|Maximum Internal Data Transfer Rate:||147 MBps (1.1 Gbps)|
|Rotational Speed:||5400 rpm|
|Average Latency:||5.50 ms|
|Drive Interface Standard:||SATA/600|
|Weight (Approximate):||3.20 oz|
|System Requirements:||Operating System(s):|
|Limited Warranty:||2 Year|
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