Western Digital Corp. WD5000YS hard drive specifications

Western Digital Caviar RE2 500GB Hard Drive

WD's RAID Edition hard drives are the world's most reliable server-class SATA drives in the market. With 1.2 million hours MTBF, 100% duty cycle, up to 3.0 Gb/s SATA technology, and best-in-class vibration tolerance, WD RE2 drives offer the best combination of superior reliability, high capacity, and optimum performance for enterprise applications.

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Manufacturer
Western Digital Corp.

HDD Part Number
WD5000YS


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General

Device Type
Hard drive - Internal hard drive

Width
4 in

Depth
5.8 in

Height
1 in

Weight
1.3 lbs

Hard Drive

Form Factor

Capacity
500 GB

Interface Type
Serial ATA-300

Buffer Size
16 MB

Features
FlexPower, SecureConnect, Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward (RAFF)

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

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate
300 MBps

Internal Data Rate
70 MBps

Seek Time
8.7 ms (average) / 21 ms (max)

Track-to-Track Seek Time
0.6 ms

Average Latency
4.2 ms

Spindle Speed
7200 rpm

Reliability

Mean time before failure
1,200,000 hour(s)

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

Start / Stop Cycles
50,000

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

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certifications
Works with Windows Vista

Compliant Standards
RoHS

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
5 years warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 5 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
41 �F

Max Operating Temperature
140 �F

Humidity Range Operating
5 - 95%

Shock Tolerance
250 g @ 1ms (non-operating)

Vibration Tolerance
0.75 g @ 20-300 Hz (operating) / 4 g @ 20-500 Hz (non-operating)


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