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Western Digital WD5000AAKS 500GB Caviar Blue SATA Bulk/OEM Hard Drive

Item # WD5000AAKS (Part # WD5000AAKS)
WD5000AAKS 500GB Caviar Blue SATA Bulk/OEM Hard Drive
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Item Description:
WD Caviar SE16 drives combine 16 MB cache with 3 Gb/s transfer rate for lightning-fast performance in demanding desktop and workstation applications. Technologically advanced acoustics minimize noise and cool drive operation and enhanced reliability.

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WD Caviar SE16 drives combine 16 MB cache with 3 Gb/s transfer rate for lightning-fast performance in demanding desktop and workstation applications. Technologically advanced acoustics minimize noise and cool drive operation and enhanced reliability features help protect the drive and the data stored on it.

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Performance Specifications
  Rotational Speed 7,200 RPM (nominal)
  Buffer Size 16 MB
  Average Latency 4.20 ms (nominal)
  Start/Stop Cycles 50,000 minimum
Seek Times
  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 Rates
  Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 3 Gb/s (Max)
  Transfer Rate (Buffer To Disk) 972 Mbits/s (Max)
 
Physical Specifications
  Formatted Capacity 500,107 MB
  Capacity 500 GB
  Interface SATA 3 Gb/s
  User Sectors Per Drive 976,773,168
 
Physical Dimensions
English
  Height 1.028 Inches (Max)
  Length 5.787 Inches (Max)
  Width 4.00 Inches (+/- 0.010 inch)
  Weight 1.39 Pounds
Metric
  Height 25.4 mm (Max)
  Length 147 mm (Max)
  Width 101.6 mm
  Weight 0.63 kg
 
Environmental Specifications
Shock
  Operating Shock (Read) 65G, 2 ms
  Non-operating Shock 350G, 2 ms
Acoustics
  Idle Mode 28 dBA (average)
  Seek Mode 0 33 dBA (average)
  Seek Mode 3 29 dBA (average)
Temperature (English)
  Operating 32 Deg  F to 140 Deg  F
  Non-operating -40 Deg  F to 149 Deg  F
Temperature (Metric)
  Operating -0 Deg  C to 60 Deg  C
  Non-operating -40 Deg  C to 65 Deg  C
Humidity
  Operating 5-95% RH non-condensing
  Non-operating 5-95% RH non-condensing
Altitude (English)
  Operating -1,000 feet to 10,000 feet
  Non-operating -1,000 feet to 40,000 feet
Altitude (Metric)
  Operating -305M to 3,050M
  Non-operating -305M to 12,200M
Vibration
  Operating
  Linear 20-300 Hz, 0.75 G (0 to peak)
  Random 7-500 Hz (0.00221 g? / Hz)
  Non-operating
  Low Frequency 10-300 Hz, 0.195 inches (double amplitude)
  High Frequency 300-500 Hz, 5.0G (0 to peak)
 
Electrical Specifications
Current Requirements
  12 VDC
  Read/Write 460 mA
  Idle 450 mA
  Standby 6 mA
  Sleep 6 mA
  5 VDC
  Read/Write 650 mA
  Idle 600 mA
  Standby 180 mA
  Sleep 180 mA
  Power Dissipation
  Read/Write 8.77 Watts
  Idle 8.40 Watts
  Standby 0.97 Watts
  Sleep 0.97 Watts
 

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