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Product Information for Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000BPVT Hard Drive
Highlights for Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000BPVT Hard Drive
WD Scorpio Blue drives offer high-performance, low power consumption, and cool operation, perfect for notebooks and other portable devices. Pick the drive that suits your needs with the confidence in knowing that all WD Scorpio Blue drives are built to the highest standards of quality and reliability.
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS
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New ultra-slim design.Accomplishing unprecedented feats in engineering at only 5 mm thin, these drives enable a world of possibilities and applications. (MPCK models)
Massive capacity in a slim world.WD Blue 7mm slim drives have revolutionized the mobile hard drive by combining enterprise-grade craftsmanship with a massive 1 TB capacity, packed into a slim 7mm form factor.
WD quality.Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs.
Low power consumption.State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features ensure low power consumption and long battery life.
NoTouch Ramp Load technology.The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
Quiet.In a notebook drive, silence is golden. WD's exclusive noise reducing technologies yield one of the quietest 2.5-inch hard drives on the market.
SATA or PATA interface.While SATA has become the industry standard interface, WD continues to manufacture mobile drives with a PATA interface for unique or legacy systems.
Upgrading your drive is easy.WD Acronis TrueImage, available as a free download on the WD Support site, 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.
The WD advantage.WD puts our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures our products consistently meet the highest quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles as well as helpful software and utilities. Our customer support lines have longer operational hours to ensure you get the help you need when you need it. Our toll-free customer support lines are here to help or you can access our WD Support site for additional details.
Recommended use:Instantaneously protects the hard WD Blue hard drives are tested and recommended for use innotebooks, external enclosures and certain industrial applications.
|Rotational Speed||5,400 RPM (nominal)|
|Buffer Size||8 MB|
|Average Latency||5.50 ms (nominal)|
|Read Seek Time||12.0 ms|
|Track-To-Track Seek Time||2.0 ms (average)|
|Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)||3 Gb/s (Max)|
|Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk)||97 MB/s (Max)|
|Formatted Capacity||500,107 MB|
|Form Factor||2.5 Inch|
|User Sectors Per Drive||976,773,168|
|Idle Mode||24 dBA (average)|
|Seek Mode 0||26 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||8% to 95% 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|
|Operating||0.00459 g²/Hz (10 to 500 Hz)|
|Non-operating||0.05102 g²/Hz (10 to 500 Hz)|
Read/Write: 500 mA|
Idle: 400 mA
Standby: 50 mA
Sleep: 20 mA
Read/Write: 2.50 Watts|
Idle: 0.85 Watts
Standby: 0.25 Watts
Sleep: 0.10 Watts
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