Western Digital Corp. WD5000AAKS-20PK hard drive specifications

WD Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS - hard drive - 500 GB - SATA-300

WD Caviar Blue16 native SATA hard drive features 16 MB cache for lightning-fast performance. This reliable drive is fast, but still delivers technologically advanced acoustics and cool operation.

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Manufacturer
Western Digital Corp.

HDD Part Number
WD5000AAKS-20PK


Hard drive health monitoring software
ActiveSMART by Ariolic Software. Click to download ActiveSMART

General

Packaged Quantity
20

Device Type
Hard drive - Internal hard drive

Width
4 in

Depth
5.8 in

Height
1 in

Weight
1.4 lbs

Hard Drive

Form Factor

Capacity
500 GB

Interface Type
Serial ATA-300

Buffer Size
16 MB

Features
Soft Seek, IntelliSeek, WhisperDrive, NoTouch ramp load technology

Compliant Standards
S.M.A.R.T.

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate
300 MBps

Internal Data Rate
126 MBps

Seek Time
8.9 ms (average)

Track-to-Track Seek Time
2 ms

Average Latency
4.2 ms

Spindle Speed
7200 rpm

Reliability

Storage Hard Drive / Non-Recoverable Errors
1 per 10^15

Storage Controller

Type
None

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces
1 x Serial ATA-300 - 7 pin Serial ATA

Compatible Bays
1 x Internal - 3.5" x 1/3H

Compatible Slots
x None

Miscellaneous

Compliant Standards
RoHS

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
32 �F

Max Operating Temperature
140 �F

Humidity Range Operating
5 - 95%

Vibration Tolerance
0.75 g @ 20-300 Hz (operating)

Sound Emission
28 dBA


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