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Western Digital Caviar 500GB 3.5" SATA III Hard Drive

MPN: WD5000AZRX | SKU: YS5211
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  • WD Green hard drives reduce power consumption by up to 40% and offer best-in-class acoustics and operating temperature and 3rd generation SATA interface.
  • IntelliPower - A fine-tuned balance of spin speed, transfer rate and caching algorithms designed to deliver both significant power savings and solid performance.
  • IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise, and vibration.
  • 500 GB capacity holds up to 100,000 digital photos, 125,000 MP3 files, and 60 hours of HD video.
  • 2 year limited warranty.
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  • WD Green hard drives reduce power consumption by up to 40% and offer best-in-class acoustics and operating temperature and 3rd generation SATA interface.
  • IntelliPower - A fine-tuned balance of spin speed, transfer rate and caching algorithms designed to deliver both significant power savings and solid performance.
  • IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise, and vibration.
  • 500 GB capacity holds up to 100,000 digital photos, 125,000 MP3 files, and 60 hours of HD video.
  • 2 year limited warranty.
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Description

Store your files in security with this Western Digital WD5000AZRX 500GB hard drive! This SATA III hard drive is compatible with both SATA II and SATA III motherboards, making it of use to virtually everyone, and is able to store up to 500GB of data. WD 500 GB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, SATA III, 64 MB Cache - WD5000AZRX

The WD5000AZRX hard drive from Western Digital features 500GB of storage size in a 3.5" form factor. This drive connects to your system via the SATA 6 Gb/s interface so make sure you have an available port on your compatible motherboard. Advanced features of this HDD include a 64MB cache/buffer and 5400 rotational spin rate.

Western Digital WD5000AZRX

Series
Caviar
Capacity
500GB
Interface
SATA III (6.0Gbps)
Cache
64MB
Western Digital IntelliPower
Great for the environment, noise level, and your wallet, Western Digital's IntelliPower technology in this drive. Rather than spinning up to it's max speed every time, this drive follows smart caching algorithms and balanced spin speed and transfer protocols to get the best results for the least possible energy consumption.

Product Specifications

Interface
SATA 6 Gb/s

Performance Specifications

Rotational Speed
IntelliPower
Buffer Size
64 MB

Transfer Rates

Buffer To Host
6 Gb/s (Max)

Physical Specifications

Formatted Capacity
500,107 MB
Capacity
500 GB
User Sectors Per Drive
976,773,168

Physical Dimensions

Height
1.028 Inches
Depth
5.787 Inches
Width
4.00 Inches
Weight
0.99 Pounds

Environmental Specifications

Operating Shock (Read)
30G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock
350G, 1 ms
Acoustics
Idle Mode: 21 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 0: 22 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 3: 22 dBA (average)
Temperature
Operating: 32 Degrees F to 140 Degrees F
Non-operating: -40 Degrees F to 158 Degrees F

Electrical Specifications

Current Requirements
12 VDC
Read/Write: 1.10 A
Power Dissipation
Read/Write: 3.60 Watts
Idle: 2.10 Watts
Standby: 0.40 Watts
Sleep: 0.40 Watts
  • Cool, quiet operation for efficient eco-conscious computing
  • Reduced power consumption
  • Eco-conscious design
  • 2-year limited warranty

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • One (1) Western Digital 500GB SATA III HDD


Brand: Western Digital

MPN: WD5000AZRX

UPC: 718037797557

Compatibility: 3.5" Drive Bays, SATA III

Packaging: Retail

Condition: New



Product Details

Manufacturer
Western Digital
Classification
WD Green
MPN
WD5000AZRX
Packaging
Bare Drive
Interface
SATA 6.0Gb/s
Size
500GB
NAND Flash Memory Type
Hard Drives
RPM
IntelliPower
Cache
64MB
Features
Massive capacity

Reduced power consumption

Cool and quiet

IntelliPower

IntelliSeek

NoTouch ramp load technology

Advanced Format (AF)
Usage
For Low Power Storage
Form Factor
3.5"
PACKAGE
N/A

Package Includes

Customer Reviews

Review Summary
5.0
Reviews
5
62.3% (38)
4
29.51% (18)
3
6.56% (4)
2
1.64% (1)
1
0.0% (0)
By Warren
Good Price
Western Digital has a good reputation and this is for an upgrade in my mom's computer. It is replacing her 80GB HD, so it is quite a big difference in capacity.
By bruce
good product
easy installation everything fit in case no modifications needed
By Damian Zielinski
NJ
Five stars
Great product
By anonymous shopper
MO
Five stars
Perfect
By Dennis Jackson
ND
I enjoy robinson's writing and the trick of solving 2 mysteries ...
I enjoy robinson's writing and the trick of solving 2 mysteries spaced out in time. In this case, i figured one out but not the other.
By Marlene Miller
AL
Five stars
I like the cool running, 5400 rpm hd here. Using it in a homemade mythtv hd-dvr.
By Christine George
NM
Five stars
Aaaaa+++++
By Harold Reed
VA
Five stars
Works great
By anonymous shopper
IN
Five stars
Works great for my nas box
By Juan Moya
VA
Product arrived on time, as described, no complaints.
Product arrived on time, as described, no complaints.

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Western Digital Caviar 500GB 3.5" SATA III Hard Drive

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