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500 GB Laptop Mainstream Hard Drive
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Western Digital 500 GB Laptop Mainstream Hard Drive

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
WD Laptop mainstream hard drives deliver solid performance and reliability while providing you with all the space you need to hold your photos, music, videos and files. These drives are designed for use as primary drives in notebooks.

WD Laptop mainstream hard drives deliver solid performance and reliability for mobile computing while delivering cool and quiet operation and low power consumption.

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.

Low power consumption ? State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features ensure low power consumption.

Tested for compatibility ? We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab to give our customers confidence that our drives will work in their systems.

Upgrading your drive is easy ? Seamlessly migrate your current system to your new WD drive using Acronis True Image WD Edition, available as a free download on the WD Support site. This software 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. On average, each new product goes through 600,000 hours of testing. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles. You can also call toll-free support 7 days per week in the U.S. and Canada. See the WD Support site for full details. Recommended use - WD Laptop hard drives are tested and recommended for use in PCs, industrial applications, notebooks, netbooks and external enclosures.


  • Solid performance and reliability
  • Free Acronis True Image WD Edition cloning software
  • Low power consumption with cool and quiet operation
  • High capacity
  • 2-year limited warranty


  • Solid performance and reliability provide a dependable mobile computing experience
  • Cool and quiet operation for a better mobile computing experience
  • Low power consumption delivers significant power savings and solid performance.
  • Use Acronis True Image WD Edition cloning software to transfer information from your old drive to your new in minutes

Ideal for

  • Everyday mobile computing
  • Upgrading your laptop storage
  • Office and web computing
  • Replicating your old drive to the new drive when you upgrade


  • Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard


  • Formatted capacity - 500,107 MB
  • User sectors per drive - 946,773,168
  • Bytes per sector (STD) - 512
  • Form factor - 2.5-inch
  • Interface - SATA
  • RoHS compliant - Yes
  • Battery - No
  • Average latency - 5.5 ms
  • Buffer - 8 MB
  • Data transfer rate (buffer to host) SATA - 3 Gb/s (WDBMYHxxxxANC-xRSN), 3 Gb/s (WDBMYHxxxBNC-xRSN)
  • Read seek time - 12.0 ms (average)
  • Rotational speed - 5400 RPM
  • Limited warranty - 2 years

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