WD 500GB Blue 2.5" Solid State Drive/SSD WDS500G1B0A
500GB WD Blue SSD, 2.5" SSD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, 7mm, Read 545MB/s, Write 525MB/s, 100K/80K IOPS, 200 TBW, Retail
WD BLUE 2.5" - 500GB SDD
UPGRADED STORAGE FOR HIGH-END PERFORMANCE
The 500GB WD BLUE is a high-quality 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 545MB/s and write speeds of up to 525MB/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.
High-end Computing Applications
For high-end computing applications like gaming, HD media playback, or creative software, WD Blue solid state drives have the speed you need for the performance you want. Tiered caching technology utilizing SLC (single-level cell) and TLC flash technology enables sequential read speeds of up to 545MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 525MB/s, allowing for fast system boot up, quick application response, and rapid transfer speeds.
No Moving Parts
With no moving parts, a solid state drive is designed to help protect against data loss if a drive is accidentally bumped or dropped. And with 1.75M hours MTTF (mean time to failure) and an endurance rating of up to 400 TBW (terabytes written), WD Blue SSDs can help protect data for years to come. WD Blue solid state drives also use several leading errorcorrection technologies to help protect against data loss and provide lasting reliability.
BLUE SSD Features
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 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.
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.
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.
|Edition||WD Blue SSD|
|Interface||SATA III - 6Gb/s|
|Host Controller Interface|
|Flash Memory Type||SLC/TLC|
|Max. Read||545 MB/s|
|Max. Write||525 MB/s|
|DRAM Cache Memory||N/A|
|DRAM Cache Memory Type|
|Max. Random Read 4K||100,000 IOPS|
|Max. Random Write 4K||80,000 IOPS|
|Power Consumption (active)||50 (mW)|
|Max. Endurance Rating||200|
|MTBF||Up to 1.75M hours|
|Max. Operating Vibration|
|Max. Non-operating Vibration|
|Max. Operating Shock|
|Max. Non-operating Shock|
|Connectivity||1 x SATA III - 6Gb/s|
Please note your statutory rights are not affected.
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
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