WD Black 500GB 3.5" Desktop SATA Hard Drive

£ 64.49  inc. vat

£69.84save £5.35

£ 53.74 ex. vat

£58.20save £4.46

WD Black 500GB 3.5" Desktop SATA Hard Drive

QuickFind: 394432 Mfr part code: WD5003AZEX
  • Optimised for PC performance
  • SATA-III 6Gb/s interface
  • 7200 rpm / 64MB cache
  • 5yr warranty

Product Description

WD Black 500GB 3.5" Desktop SATA Hard Drive

WD Black Desktop Hard Drives - Maximum performance for power computing.
Ideal for multimedia, video and photo editing, and maxed out gaming computers.
  • Maximum performance
  • Ultra cool and quiet
  • Dual actuator technology
  • High Performance Electronics Architecture
  • Dual processor - Twice the processing power to maximize performance.
  • Colossal cache - Bigger, faster cache of up to 64 MB means faster performance.
  • 5 Year Manufacturer Warranty
WD Black high performance 3.5-inch SATA hard drives combine 7200 RPM spin speed, 32 MB or 64 MB cache, SATA 6 Gb/s interface, and up to 2 TB capacity with an integrated dual processor for lightning-fast performance in demanding desktop, workstation, and multi-drive systems.
Rock solid mechanical architecture and enhanced reliability features help protect the drive and the data stored on it.

Technical Specification

WD Black 500GB 3.5" Desktop SATA Hard Drive


Power Consumption (Active) 6.8 Watt
Power Consumption (Idle) 0.8 Watt
Power Consumption 6.8 Watt (active) ¦ 6.1 Watt (idle) ¦ 0.8 Watt (sleep)


Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Device Type Hard drive - internal
Capacity 500 GB
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
Buffer Size 64 MB
Features Dual actuator technology, StableTrac, NoTouch ramp load technology, dual processor
Width 101.6 cm
Depth 14.7 cm
Height 2.54 cm
Weight 440 g

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x 3.5" x 1/3H - internal
Compatible Bay 3.5" x 1/3H

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 5 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 5 years

Environmental Parameters

Sound Emission 30 dBA
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 60 °C
Shock Tolerance 65 g @ 2ms (operating) / 350 g @ 2ms (non-operating)


Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 150 MBps
Spindle Speed 7200 rpm


Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^14
Start / Stop Cycles 300,000


Compliant Standards RoHS

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