Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB SATA 6 Gb/S Hard Drive Disk 3.5 Inch
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX hard drive is available with either SATA interface in a with a multitude of available features to deliver rock solid performance and ultra-cool and quiet operation perfect for family and business computing.
With SATA and PATA interfaces, and cache sizes up to 32 MB, this series of drives offer a full range of performance features.
Ultra cool and quiet
Keeping the drive cool enhances reliability. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating which helps protect the drive and the data stored on it.
We offer WD Caviar Blue drives with capacities from 80 GB to 1 TB because you can never have too much storage space.
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.
Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
Instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX Technical Specifications
|Interface||SATA 6 GB/s|
|Formatted Capacity||500,107 MB|
|User sectors per drive||976,773,168|
|SATA latching connector||Yes|
|Data transfer rate (max)|
Buffer to host
Host to/from drive (sustained)
|Rotational speed (RPM)||7200|
|Non-recoverable read errors per bits read||<1 in 10¹⁴|
|Limited Warranty||30 days|
|12VDC +/- 5% (A, peak)||1.77|
|Average power requirements (W)|
|Standby and Sleep||0.9|
|Operating Temp||0 to 60 C|
|Non-operating Temp||-40 to 70 C|
|Operating, (2 ms, read/write)||30|
|Operating, (2 ms, read)||65|
|Non-Operating (2 ms)||350|
|Height (in./mm, max)||1.028/25.4|
|Length (in./mm, max)||5.787/147|
|Width (in./mm +/- 0.01in.)||4/101.6|
|Weight (lb/kg, +/- 10%)||0.99/0.45|
Datasheet available from Western Digital.