Scan code: LN83529 Manufacturer code: WDS500G2B0B

WD 500GB Blue 3D NAND M.2 SATA SSD/Solid State Drive

500GB WD Blue 3D, M.2 (2280) SATA III 6Gb/s SSD, 3D NAND, Read 560MB/s, Write 530MB/s, 95k/84k IOPS, Retail

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Scan code: LN83529 Manufacturer code: WDS500G2B0B
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Frequently Bought Together

M.2 500GB WD BLUE HDD

WD Blue 500GB SSD

Upgraded Storage for Everyday Computing Needs

The 500GB WD BLUE is a high-quality SDD that delivers incredible performance thanks to its easy to install M.2 form factor that is just 1.5mm 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 560GB, a read speed of up to 540MB/s and write speeds of up to 530MB/s which delivers fast system boot times and less load time.

500GB

M.2
22x80

SATAIII
6Gb/s

560MB/s
Sequential Read

530MB/s
Sequential Write

95K IOPS
Random Read

84K IOPS
Random Write

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 M.2 2280 SSD which is just 1.5mm 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 M.2 WD BLUE 3D NAND range:

250GB 1TB 2TB

2.5" WD BLUE 3D NAND range:

250GB 500GB 1TB 2TB

Superior Performance for High-End Computing

Solid Reliability

Leading-Edge Performance

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

Solid 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

Easy Upgrade

Maximized Multitasking
WD BLUE solid state drives are optimized for multitasking and can easily run several resource-heavy applications simultaneously. Run a background virus scan while watching a 4K video and checking your email.

3 Year Warranty

3-Year Limited Warranty
Every WD BLUE 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.

Less Power

Broad Compatibility
Every WD BLUE SSD goes through extensive compatibility and reliability testing to ensure it meets the highest standards of the WD brand. With a certification from the WD Functional Integrity Testing Labs (FIT Labs), every WD BLUE SSD is verified for compatibility with a wide range of desktop and laptop computers.

WD Dashboard

Free WD SSD Dashboard
The downloadable WD SSD Dashboard provides a suite of tools so you’re always able to check on the health of your solid state drive. Available for free, this WD SSD Dashboard helps you track things like disk model, firmware version, S.M.A.R.T. attributes, or simply find out how much space you have left on your WD BLUE SSD.

Specifications
Capacity 500GB
Edition WD Blue 3D NAND
Form Factor M.2 (2280)
Height 2.38 mm
Interface SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s)
Host Controller Interface AHCI
Controller  
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
Latency N/A
Special Features
  • Acronis True Image WD Edition Support
  • DEVSLP Support
  • Error Correction Technologies
  • F.I.T. Lab Certified
  • S.M.A.R.T Support
  • WD SSD Dashboard Support
Power Consumption (active) 3350mW
Max. Endurance Rating 200TB TBW
MTBF 1,750,000 Hours
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 M.2 (SATA)
OS Support  
Bracket N/A
Dimensions  
Weight  
Package Type Retail
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
1 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Western Digital (UK) Ltd
Telephone:
01372 360055
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