|Drive capacity||500 GB|
|Drive device, buffer size||8 MB|
|Read seek||12 ms|
|Hard drive speed||5400 RPM|
|Hard drive interface||Serial ATA II|
|Track to track seek time (read/write)||2 ms|
|Average latency||5.5 ms|
|Hard drive size||2.5"|
|Windows operating systems supported|
|Mac operating systems supported|
|Linux operating systems supported|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Power consumption (standby)||0.25 W|
|Power consumption (idle)||0.85 W|
|Power consumption (read)||2.5 W|
|Power consumption (write)||2.5 W|
|Operating relative humidity (H-H)||8 - 95%|
|Storage temperature (T-T)||-40 - 65 °C|
|Operating temperature (T-T)||0 - 60 °C|
|Storage relative humidity (H-H)||5 - 95%|
|Storage drive adapter included|
|Data transfer rate||3 Gbit/s|
Reliable everyday computing.
WD Laptop mainstream hard drives are designed and manufactured with WD's award-winning technology. They provide solid performance and reliability for mobile computing.
Low power consumption.
State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features ensure low power consumption and long battery life.
Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs.
Tested for compatibility.
We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab so you rest assured that our drives will work in your laptop.
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.
Upgrading your drive is easy.
Seamlessly migrate your current system to your new WD drive using Acronis® True Image WD Edition, available as a free download on the WD Support site. This software enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive.
The WD advantage.
We put our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures our products consistently meet the highest quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. Our customer support lines have longer operational hours to ensure you get the help you need when you need it. Our toll-free customer support lines are here to help or you can access our WD Support site for additional details.