WD Blue hard drives deliver solid performance and reliability while providing you with all of the space you need to hold enormous amounts of photos, videos, and files. WD Blue hard drives are designed for use as primary drives in notebooks and external enclosures. SATA 6 Gb/s interface The SATA 6 Gb/s interface provides greater flexibility for use with the latest chipsets as wellas backwards compatibility to legacy systems with SATA 3 Gb/s requirements.No Touch™ Ramp Load TechnologyThe 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.
WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD’s original award-winning hard drives.
Built to the high standards of quality and reliability of the WD brand, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs.
Low Power Consumption
State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features help ensure low power consumption.
Upgrading Your Drive is Easy
Acronis® True Image™ WD Edition Software, available as a free download on the WD Support site, 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.
Our latest generation of 7 mm 2.5-inch mobile drives is designed for thin and light mobile applications, and is also compatible with most standard
9.5 mm bays (SPZX, LPCX, and LPVX models only).
In a notebook drive, silence is golden. WD’s exclusive noise reducing technologies yield some of the quietest 2.5-inch hard drives on the market.
The WD Advantage
WD puts our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures that our products consistently meet the high quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. WD also provides a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles, helpful software, and utilities. Our customer support lines are open for more hours to help 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.
WD Blue Everyday Storage Mobile Hard Drive
Your Power of Choice
WD Blue is available in a broad range of entry-level capacities, cache sizes, form factors and interfaces so you can be sure there’s a drive that’s the perfect fit for your system. However, not all hard drives are created equally and for your applications that demand more, WD gives you the power of choice.
Built to WD’s highest standards of quality and reliability, WD Blue offers the features and entry-level capacities that are ideal for your computing needs. WD Blue is designed by the brand that you trust with the quality you would expect for a tested, proven, everyday storage solution.
A Modern Classic
WD Blue storage is designed and manufactured with technology found in WD’s original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. WD Blue sets the baseline for everyday storage by consistently delivering improved performance over previous generations while successfully maintaining WD’s quality and reliability for over six generations. The difference is that our colors never fade, generation after generation.
Features at a Glance
Solid performance and reliability
Built to the highest standards of quality
Drive with Confidence: We perform tests on hundreds of systems, configurations and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab to give our customers the confidence that our drives will work in their systems for the ultimate compatibility. WD Blue allows you to use our drive with confidence, knowing that our storage advancements such as NoTouch Ramp Load technology are proven and reliable everyday solutions.
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: WD Acronis TrueImage, available as a free download on the WD Support site, 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.
Family and business computing
Adding storage in notebooks or external enclosures
Adding extra storage space for photos, videos and music
WD Blue storage is tested and recommended for use in notebooks, external enclosures and certain industrial applications.
All WD drives purchased from Amazon are shipped in WD-certified hard drive packaging. It is designed and fully tested to provide WD products with the highest of safety while in transit. With WD-certified packaging, you can rest assured that your WD hard drive will arrive safely, fully protected, in a non-descript, easy-open package.
The WD Advantage
WD puts our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) prior to any product launch. On average, each new product goes through 600,000 hours of testing. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles.
|Manufacturer||Western Digital, EOL|
|Form Factor||2.5 inches|
|Item Height||0.24 Inches|
|Item Width||2.75 Inches|
|Product Dimensions||10.01 x 6.99 x 0.61 cm; 90.72 Grams|
|Item model number||WD5000LPCX|
|RAM Size||500 GB|
|Hard Drive Size||500 GB|
|Hard Drive Interface||Serial ATA|
|Hard Disk Rotational Speed||5400 RPM|
|Are Batteries Included||No|
|Lithium Battery Energy Content||1 Watt Hours|
|Lithium Battery Voltage||5 Volts|
|Included Components||Internal Hard Drive|
|Item Weight||90.7 g|