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Western Digital Blue 500 GB 3.5-inch SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache PC Hard Drive - SATA - 7200 - 32 MB Buffer - 1 Pack WD5000AAKX

Western Digital Blue 500 GB 3.5-inch SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache PC Hard Drive - SATA - 7200 - 32 MB Buffer - 1 Pack WD5000AAKX
Brand: Western Digital
Part Number: WD5000AAKX
MSRP: $67.99
Availability: 5 or more
Condition: New

Blue 500 GB 3.5-inch PC Hard Drive

Get Storage Capacity Up to 6 TB
Boost your PC storage with WD Blue drives, the brand designed just for desktop and all-in-one PCs. The WD Blue family now delivers data storage capacities up to 6 TB:
Entry Level: Up to 1 TB
Mainstream: 2 TB to 4 TB
Best Upgrade: 5 TB+

Improve PC Performance
Pair a larger capacity drive with an SSD to give your desktop a performance and storage boost. The SSD maximizes speed of data access, while the WD Blue drive stores up to 6 TB of movies, games, files, applications and more.

Upgrade and Backup with Ease
WD hard drives come with free access to WD Acronis True Image. Our downloadable software quickly copies all your existing data to your new drive - without reinstalling your operating system. Backup and restore functions make it easy to save and retrieve your personal data.

Future-Proof Your Storage
With better technology comes bigger storage needs. Cameras that record ultra-high definition video at 4K resolution and 30 frames per second require a ton of storage. Handling all that media is a snap with our 6 TB drive, capable of storing up to 281.25 hours of 4K video.

Trust in WD
If you know WD, you know our reliability is legendary. Every WD Blue drive is designed, tested and built to last, and ships with a 2-year limited warranty.

Recommended use -
WD Blue storage is tested and recommended for use in desktop and All-in-One PCs, industrial applications, notebooks, and external enclosures.

Product Type Hard Drive
Height 1"
Width 4"
Depth 5.8"
Weight (Approximate) 15.84 oz
Storage Capacity 500 GB
Maximum External Data Transfer Rate 600 MB/s (4.7 Gbit/s)
Spindle Speed (rpm) 7200
Drive Interface SATA
Drive Interface Standard SATA/600
Drive Type Internal
Drive Width 3.5"
Device Supported Notebook, Desktop PC
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS, WEEE, China RoHS
Certifications & Standards


Buffer 32 MB
Platform Supported PC, Mac
Features S.M.A.R.T, NoTouch Ramp Load, IntelliSeek, Ultra Cool and Quiet, ShockGuard, DataGuard
System Requirements Operating System(s):
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Mac OS