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Western Digital Caviar Blue 7200 Series - 500GB Serial ATA III 3.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive

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WD5000AAKX

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Product Description

Built to Western Digital's awarding winning quality standards, these drives are available in a full range of performance features.

Key Features
-Solid performance - With SATA and PATA interfaces, and cache sizes up to 32 MB, this series of drives offer a full range of performance features.
-Ultra cool and quiet - Keeping the drive cool enhances reliability. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating which helps protect the drive and the data stored on it.
-Capacity - We offer WD Caviar Blue drives with capacities from 80 GB to 1 TB because you can never have too much storage space.
-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. IntelliSeek - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
-ShockGuard - Instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.
-Compatible - We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab and Mobile Compatibility Lab to give our customers confidence that our drives will work in their systems.

Ideal For
Family and business computing

How this WD hard drive protects your data
-Data Lifeguard is an exclusive set of data protection features, including shock protection, an environmental protection system and real-time embedded error detection and repair. WD's Data Lifeguard technology automatically finds, isolates, and repairs problems that may develop over the life of a hard drive.
-Data Lifeguard Tools are software utilities designed for WD hard drives that work with the embedded Data Lifeguard features to make hard drive installation,diagnostics and repair both simple and worry-free.
-ShockGuard instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.
Weight & dimensions
Weight 450
Height 25.4
Width 101.6
Depth 147
Connectivity
FireWire 400 N
FireWire 800 N
Fibre Channel N
USB 3.0 ports quantity 0
USB 2.0 ports quantity 0
Disk drive
Hard drive capacity 500
Hard drive size 3.5
Hard drive rotational speed 7200
Hard drive interface Serial ATA
Drive device, buffer size 16
Start/stop cycles 300000
Technical details
Power requirements DC 12V
Colour of product Black
Internal Y
USB powered N
Drive device, transfer rate 126
Hot-swap N
Energy management
Power consumption (standby) 0.7
Power consumption (read) 6.8
Power consumption (write) 6.8
Power consumption (idle) 6.1
Environmental conditions
Operating temperature range (T-T) 0 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T) -40 - 65
Operating shock 65
Non-operating shock 350
Data transmission
Data transfer rate 6
Sound emission
Acoustic pressure emissions 29
Certificates
Certification RoHS
Networking
Ethernet LAN connection N

Additional Information

Model no WD5000AAKX

Product Guidelines

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Orders over R2500 in GP Major Area and weighing less than 7KGs.: Will be Dispatched via Economy Delivery service at no additional charge. See more delivery options available at checkout or ask us
Returns Policy: You may return new, unworn or unused products within seven (7) days of delivery for a full refund of the cost of the goods, or an exchange if preferred. Read More

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