WD 500GB SSD Nand 3D Internal SATA III M.2 SSD - 6Gb/s

The 500GB WD BLUE is a high-quality SDD that delivers incredible performance thanks to its easy to install M.2 form factor that is just 1.5mm in height, the WD BLUE SDD’s technical highlight is it’s 6Gb/s interface, which is the latest SATA III standard.

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Description

The 500GB WD BLUE is a high-quality SDD that delivers incredible performance thanks to its easy to install M.2 form factor that is just 1.5mm in height, the WD BLUE SDD’s technical highlight is it’s 6Gb/s interface, which is the latest SATA III standard.
This drive in particular has a storage capacity of 500GB, a read speed of up to 560MB/s and write speeds of up to 530MB/s which delivers fast system boot times and less load time.

BUILD IT IN BLUE
With superior performance and leading-edge reliability, the WD BLUE SSD offers digital storage that is optimized for multi-tasking and ready to keep up with your high performance computing needs. This form factor is the M.2 2280 SSD which is just 1.5mm thick and with WDs Functional Integrity Testing Lab (FIT Lab™) certification, the WD BLUE SSD is compatible with a wide range of computers, so you can be sure you are making the right choice.

LEADING-EDGE PERFORMANCE
For high-end computing applications like gaming, HD media playback, or creative software, look to WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSDs. 3D NAND technology helps enable sequential read speeds up to 560MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 530MB/s for fast system boot-ups, quick application responses, and rapid transfer speeds.

SUPERIOR RELIABILITY AND EFFICIENCY
A WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSD uses 3D NAND technology not only for higher capacities (up to 2TB) than the previous generation WD Blue SSDs, but also to help reduce cell-to-cell interference for enhanced reliability. Offering improved endurance, a WD BLUE 3D NAND SATA SSD features an active power draw up to 25% lower than previous generations of WD BLUE SSDs. And with less power used, youre able to work longer before recharging your laptop.

MAXIMIZED MULTITASKING
WD BLUE solid state drives are optimized for multitasking and can easily run several resource-heavy applications simultaneously. Run a background virus scan while watching a 4K video and checking your email.

BROAD COMPATIBILITY
Every WD BLUE SSD goes through extensive compatibility and reliability testing to ensure it meets the highest standards of the WD brand. With a certification from the WD Functional Integrity Testing Labs (FIT Labs), every WD BLUE SSD is verified for compatibility with a wide range of desktop and laptop computers.

Specifications

Capacity: 500GB
Edition: WD Blue 3D NAND
Form Factor: M.2 (2280)
Height: 2.38 mm
Interface: SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s)
Host Controller Interface: AHCI
Flash Memory Type: 3D NAND
Max. Read: 560 MB/s
Max. Write: 530 MB/s
Max. Random Read 4K: 95,000 IOPS
Max. Random Write 4K: 84,000 IOPS
Acronis True Image WD Edition Support
DEVSLP Support
Error Correction Technologies
F.I.T. Lab Certified
S.M.A.R.T Support
WD SSD Dashboard Support
Power Consumption (active): 3750mW
Max. Endurance Rating: 400TB TBW
MTBF: 1,750,000 Hours
Max. Operating Vibration: 5.0 gRMS, 102000 Hz
Max. Non-operating Vibration: 4.9 gRMS, 7800 Hz
Max. Operating Shock: 1,500 G @ 0.5 msec half sine
Max. Non-operating Shock: 1,500 G @ 0.5 msec half sine
Connectivity: 1 x M.2 (SATA)

Box Contents

1 x WD 500GB Blue 3D NAND M.2 SATA SSD/Solid State Drive

Additional Information

Condition New
Capacity 500GB
Brand Western Digital
Read Speed 560MB/s
Write Speed 530MB/s
Connection Type SATA
Source Connection M.2
Warranty 5 Year
Barcode 718037856261
Product Code WDS500G2B0B
SKU 648179

Capacity Chart

Capacity
500GB 1000GB 1.95TB 3.91TB
Approx No. Photos
10 Megapixel 150000 300000 600000 1200000
12 Megapixel 125000 250000 500000 1000000
18 Megapixel 83312.5 166625 333250 666500
24 Megapixel 62500 125000 250000 500000
36 Megapixel 46250 92500 185000 370000
Approx Minutes of Video
720p (30 fps) 2750 5500 11000 22000
1080p (30 fps) 1906 3812 7625 15250
4k (30 fps) 1031 2062 4125 8250
Approx Storage
HD.MKV Movies 31 62 125 250
Music.MP3 129750 259500 519000 1038000
Compressed MP4 Movies 437 875 1750 3500

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