Western Digital Blue 500 GB 3.5" SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 RPM 64 MB Cache PC Hard Drive
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Product Information for Western Digital Blue 500 GB 3.5" SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 RPM 64 MB Cache PC Hard Drive

Highlights for Western Digital Blue 500 GB 3.5" SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 RPM 64 MB Cache PC Hard Drive

Get Storage Capacity Up to 6 TB Boost your PC storage with WD Blue drives, the brand designed just for desktop and all-in-one PCs. The WD Blue family now delivers data storage capacities up to 6 TB:
Entry Level: Up to 1 TB
Mainstream: 2 TB to 4 TB
Best Upgrade: 5 TB+

Improve PC Performance

Pair a larger capacity drive with an SSD to give your desktop a performance and storage boost. The SSD maximizes speed of data access, while the WD Blue drive stores up to 6 TB of movies, games, files, applications and more.

Upgrade and Backup with Ease
WD hard drives come with free access to WD Acronis True Image. Our downloadable software quickly copies all your existing data to your new drive - without reinstalling your operating system. Backup and restore functions make it easy to save and retrieve your personal data.

Future-Proof Your Storage
With better technology comes bigger storage needs. Cameras that record ultra-high definition video at 4K resolution and 30 frames per second require a ton of storage. Handling all that media is a snap with our 6 TB drive, capable of storing up to 281.25 hours of 4K video.

Trust in WD
If you know WD, you know our reliability is legendary. Every WD Blue drive is designed, tested and built to last, and ships with a 2-year limited warranty.

Recommended use - WD Blue storage is tested and recommended for use in desktop and All-in-One PCs, industrial applications, notebooks, and external enclosures.



  • Limited Warranty: 2 Year


  • Drive Interface: SATA
  • Drive Interface Standard: SATA/600

Drive Performance

  • Buffer: 64 MB
  • Spindle Speed (rpm): 5400

General Information

  • Product Type: Hard Drive
  • Manufacturer Part Number: WD5000AZRZ
  • Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.wdc.com
  • Manufacturer: Western Digital Corporation
  • Product Model: WD5000AZRZ
  • Product Name: Blue 500 GB 3.5-inch PC Hard Drive
  • Product Line: Blue
  • Brand Name: WD

Device Supported

  • Desktop PC

Green Compliant

  • Yes

Green Compliance Certificate/Authority

  • RoHS

Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 15.87 oz
  • Drive Type: Internal
  • Height: 1"
  • Width: 4"
  • Depth: 5.8"
  • Drive Width: 3.5"

Technical Information

  • Storage Capacity: 500 GB