WD 500GB Blue 3D NAND 2.5" SATA SSD/Solid State Drive
500GB WD Blue 3D, 2.5" SSD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, 3D NAND, Read 560MB/s, Write 530MB/s, 95k/84k IOPS, Retail
By DPD On 17th Jul 2018
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Protect against installation damage for 28 days.
ScanProtect is an enhanced warranty specifically designed and offered by Scan to reduce the risk of any mishap or damage to components during installation.
Our aim with ScanProtect is to encourage our customers to upgrade or build their own PC confidently. For a small additional fee our customers are provided with complete peace of mind.
2.5inch 500GB WD BLUE 3D NAND SSD
A New Dimension of Storage
The 500GB WD BLUE is a high-quality 3D NAND SDD that delivers incredible performance thanks to its easy to install 2.5inch form factor that is just 7mm in height, the WD BLUE SDD’s technical highlight is it’s 6Gb/s interface, which is the latest SATA III standard. This drive in particular has a storage capacity of 500GB, a read speed of up to 560MB/s and write speeds of up to 530MB/s which delivers fast system boot times and less load time.
Build it in BLUE
With superior performance and leading-edge reliability, the WD BLUE SSD offers digital storage that is optimized for multi-tasking and ready to keep up with your high performance computing needs. This form factor is the 2.5 inch cased SSD which is just 7mm thick and with WD’s Functional Integrity Testing Lab (FIT Lab™) certification, the WD BLUE SSD is compatible with a wide range of computers, so you can be sure you are making the right choice.
Other Solid State Drives in the 2.5" WD BLUE 3D NAND range:
250GB 1TB 2TB
M.2 WD BLUE 3D NAND range:
250GB 500GB 1TB 2TB
Superior Performance for High-End Computing
For high-end computing applications like gaming, HD media playback, or creative software, look to WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSDs. 3D NAND technology helps enable sequential read speeds up to 560MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 530MB/s for fast system boot-ups, quick application responses, and rapid transfer speeds.
High Capacity with Enhanced Reliability
Superior Reliability and Efficiency
A WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSD uses 3D NAND technology not only for higher capacities (up to 2TB) than the previous generation WD Blue SSDs, but also to help reduce cell-to-cell interference for enhanced reliability. Offering improved endurance, a WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSD features an active power draw up to 25% lower than previous generations of WD BLUE SSDs. And with less power used, you’re able to work longer before recharging your laptop.
BLUE SSD Features
An SSD is designed with no moving parts to help protect against data loss if it is accidentally bumped or dropped. And with 1.75M hours MTTF (mean time to failure), up to 500 TBW (terabytes written), and several error correction technologies, WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSDs can help guard data for years to come.
3-Year Limited Warranty
Every WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSD comes with a 3-year limited warranty, so you can be confident of your storage when you upgrade or replace any of your drives.
With a certification from the WD Functional Integrity Testing Lab (F.I.T. Lab™), every WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD is verified for compatibility with a wide range of desktop and laptop computers. Every WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSD goes through extensive compatibility and reliability testing to ensure it meets the high standards of the WD brand.
Free WD SSD Dashboard
Monitor your drive’s available capacity, operating temperatures, SMART attributes and more with the WD SSD Dashboard. Acronis® True Image™ WD Edition software, available as a free download, can clone drives and backup your operating system, applications, settings and all of your data.
|Edition||WD Blue 3D NAND|
|Interface||SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s)|
|Host Controller Interface||AHCI|
|Flash Memory Type||3D NAND|
|Max. Read||560 MB/s|
|Max. Write||530 MB/s|
|DRAM Cache Memory||N/A|
|DRAM Cache Memory Type|
|Max. Random Read 4K||95,000 IOPS|
|Max. Random Write 4K||84,000 IOPS|
|Power Consumption (active)||3350mW|
|Max. Endurance Rating||200TB TBW|
|Max. Operating Vibration||5.0 gRMS, 10–2000 Hz|
|Max. Non-operating Vibration||4.9 gRMS, 7–800 Hz|
|Max. Operating Shock||1,500 G @ 0.5 msec half sine|
|Max. Non-operating Shock||1,500 G @ 0.5 msec half sine|
|Connectivity||1 x SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s)|
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For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions
- 36 months
- DOA Period:
- 28 days
- RTB Period:
- 1 months
- Western Digital (UK) Ltd
- 01372 360055
Date Issued: 27th Nov 2017
The arrival of the solid-state drive (SSD) has revolutionised the speed at which modern PCs perform common tasks. This is because SSDs have no moving parts, compared to larger, bulkier mechanical drives, thus they store information on memory chips. This means that accesses, reads and writes are many, many times faster