Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB SATA 6 Gb/S Hard Drive Disk 3.5 Inch

Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB Hard Drive Disk SATA 3.5 Inch

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Western Digital Green WD5000AAKX 500GB SATA 6 Gb/S Hard Drive Disk 3.5 Inch

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Warranty: 30 Days

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Product Description

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB SATA 6 Gb/S Hard Drive Disk 3.5 Inch

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX hard drive is available with either SATA interface in a with a multitude of available features to deliver rock solid performance and ultra-cool and quiet operation perfect for family and business computing.

Product 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.

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.

Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.

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.


Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX Technical Specifications

Model Number WD5000AAKX
Interface SATA 6 GB/s
Formatted Capacity 500,107 MB
User sectors per drive 976,773,168
SATA latching connector Yes
Form Factor 3.5-inch
Data transfer rate (max)
Buffer to host
Host to/from drive (sustained)
6 Gb/s
126 MB/s
Cache (MB) 32
Rotational speed (RPM) 7200
Reliability/Data Integrity
Load/unload cycles 300,000
Non-recoverable read errors per bits read <1 in 10¹⁴
Limited Warranty 30 days
Power Management
12VDC +/- 5% (A, peak) 1.77
Average power requirements (W)
Read/Write 6.0
Idle 5.6
Standby and Sleep 0.9
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temp 0 to 60 C
Non-operating Temp -40 to 70 C
Shock (Gs)
Operating, (2 ms, read/write) 30
Operating, (2 ms, read) 65
Non-Operating (2 ms) 350
Idle 29
Seek (average) 30
Physical Dimensions
Height (in./mm, max) 1.028/25.4
Length (in./mm, max) 5.787/147
Width (in./mm +/- 0.01in.) 4/101.6
Weight (lb/kg, +/- 10%) 0.99/0.45


Datasheet available from Western Digital.

Additional Information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 5 in

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