Western Digital WD Blue Hard Disk Drive - 500GB
WD BLUE - 500GB HDD
The 500GB WD BLUE is a high-quality HDD that delivers incredible performance thanks to its easy to use 3.5 inch form factor that is just 26.1 mm in height, the drive runs at 5400 rpm, the WD BLUE HDD’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 and has a 64MB Cache.
Build it in BLUE
WD BLUE drives will boost your PC storage, the BLUE brand has been designed and developed for desktop and all-in-one PCs. The WD BLUE family now delivers storage capacities of up to 6TB. The entry level drives are any size up to 1TB, mainstream drives range from 2TB to 4TB and anything 5TB and above are used for the best upgrade drives. Models up to 1TB come in both 5400 and 7200rpm and models above 2TB are 5400rpm.
Improve Your PCs Performance
You can improve your PC with the 500GB WD BLUE Hard Drive, this brand of WD HDD is designed just for desktops and all-in-one PCs. So you can add to your SSD that is used for rapid data access and fast load times , while the WD BLUE drive stores all of your videos, games, files, applications and more.
Upgrade & Backup with Ease
WD hard drives allow you to upgrade and then backup all your existing data onto your new WD Blue HDD - without having to re-install your operating system. This is all done through free access to WD Acronis True Image, this software quickly copies all your data over, backup and restore functions make it even easier to retrieve your personal data.
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|Interface||SATA III - 6Gb/s|
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|Dimensions||101.6 x 26.1 x 147 mm (WxHxD mm)|
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