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Product Information for Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJB Hard Drive
Highlights for Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJB Hard Drive
- Storage Capacity:160GB
- Form Factor:Internal
Cool, quiet and fast. WD Caviar SE drives offer superior performance and reliability, making them ideal for business and family desktops.
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The original.WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD’s original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives.
WD quality.Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs.
More options.These drives are available in a broad range of capacities, cache sizes, form factors and interfaces so you can be sure there’s a drive that’s the perfect fit for your system, in more ways than one.
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A modern classic.WD Blue storage is designed and manufactured with technology found in WD’s original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. WD Blue sets the baseline for everyday storage by consistently delivering improved performance over previous generations while successfully maintaining WD’s quality and reliability for over six generations. The difference is that our colors never fade, generation after generation.
Your power of choice.WD Blue is available in a broad range of entry-level capacities, cache sizes, form factors and interfaces so you can be sure there’s a drive that’s the perfect fit for your system. However, not all hard drives are created equally and for your applications that demand more, WD gives you the power of choice.
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Easy upgrade.Acronis True Image, available as a download on the WD Support website, enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive.
Recommended use.WD Blue storage is tested and recommended for use in desktop and All-in-One PCs, industrial applications, notebooks, and external enclosures where capacity is not needed. For additional capacity, look at WD Green capacity storage drives.
Desktop drives are not recommended for use in RAID environments, please consider using WD Red hard drives for desktop RAID environments or WD datacenter hard drives for rackmount or large RAID configurations.
|Rotational Speed||7,200 RPM (nominal)|
|Buffer Size||8 MB|
|Average Latency||4.20 ms (nominal)|
|Load/unload Cycles||50,000 minimum|
|Read Seek Time||8.9 ms|
|Write Seek Time||10.9 ms (average)|
|Track-To-Track Seek Time||2.0 ms (average)|
|Full Stroke Seek||21.0 ms (average)|
|Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk)||972 Mb/s (Max)|
|Formatted Capacity||160,041 MB|
|Form Factor||3.5 Inch|
|User Sectors Per Drive||312,581,808|
|Operating Shock (Read)||65G, 2 ms|
|Non-operating Shock||350G, 2 ms|
|Idle Mode||24 dBA (average)|
|Seek Mode 0||27 dBA (average)|
|Seek Mode 3||25 dBA (average)|
|Operating||32° F to 140° F|
|Non-operating||-40° F to 149° F|
|Operating||-0° C to 60° C|
|Non-operating||-40° C to 65° C|
|Operating||5-95% RH non-condensing|
|Non-operating||5-95% RH non-condensing|
|Operating||-1,000 feet to 10,000 feet|
|Non-operating||-1,000 feet to 40,000 feet|
|Operating||-305M to 3,050M|
|Non-operating||-305M to 12,200M|
|Linear||20-300 Hz, 0.75 G (0 to peak)|
|Random||10-300 Hz, 0.008 g² / Hz|
Read/Write: 280 mA|
Idle: 270 mA
Standby: 6 mA
Sleep: 6 mA
Read/Write: 650 mA|
Idle: 600 mA
Standby: 180 mA
Sleep: 180 mA
Read/Write: 6.61 Watts|
Idle: 6.24 Watts
Standby: 0.97 Watts
Sleep: 0.97 Watts