Western Digital 500GB, 5400-7200rpm, 32MB, SATA III, AV-GP
500 GB, SATA III, 5400-7200 rpm (IntelliPower), 32 MB
Warranty: 2 years
Dateks offers to buy the Western Digital hard disc with 500 GB data capacity, SATA III connection, 5400-7200 rpm (IntelliPower) rotation speed and 32 MB cache memory.
The capacity of this hard disc ensures the broadest range of application except the archiving of high volume data. 500 GB volume besides the operating system and tens of applications allows to store thousands of photos and music files as well as tens of films and games.
This hard disc has SATAIII connection. SATAIII, or SATA 6GB/s is the latest generation data transmission connection found in the most modern computers for ensuring sufficient SSD discs data flow exceeding the SATAII possibilities. The speed of the cache memory of hard discs can sometimes exceed also the SATAII passage possibilities because in essence this cache memory is a small size SDD disc (~64 Mb). Therefore, when the relevant port is available on the motherboard it is advisable to select the SATAIII disc.
Thanks to the 5400-7200 rpm (IntelliPower) rotation speed of magnetic discs this hard disc is intended for the data archiving. 5400-7200 rpm (IntelliPower) ensures quiet and economical operation of the hard disc on the account of low operating temperature and less mechanical wear.
The HDD capacity in Gigabytes indicates how much information can be stored by the HDD. The capacity of the HDD is fixed and cannot be increased after buying the HDD. Therefore, upon buying the HDD you should verify its compliance with your current volume requirements and provides a reserve for future needs.
The connection of the HDD to the computer. The current industry standard is SATA connection. IDE connection is available with older computers. Prior to buying the HDD you should verify whether the motherboard has a free connection slot and the support for the chosen disc capacity.
|Spindle rotation speed
||5400-7200 rpm (IntelliPower)
The HDD rotations. The HDDs of most desktop computers have 7200rpm and this has already become the industry standard. If you want to achieve a higher speed you should buy the HDD of 10000rpm. The operation noise, temperature and power consumption of 10000rpm HDDs are much higher than these of the 7200rpm HDDs parameters, therefore, prior to buying a 10000rpm HDD you should verify the compliance of the enclosure, power supply unit and the cooling with the technical requirements of this HDD.
Data buffer is a high-speed memory built-in the HDD and allowing the disc to receive data at a smooth speed irrespective of the level of loading the physical memory of the disc at the particular time. If you work with a high number of small volume files (documents, photos, etc.) we recommend to buy an HDD with 8Mb or higher data buffer.
More detailed specification
Warranty - Warranty 24 months
Disk type - Standard (magnetic platter)
Width format - 3.5 inches
Hard disk capacity - 500 GB
Interface - Serial ATA 600
Hard Disk interface speed - 600 MB/s
Cache memory capacity - 32 MB
Medium Time Between Failure (MTBF) - 1000000 hr.
Reading errors % - 1:10E14
Width - 101.6 mm
Height - 26.1 mm
Length - 147 mm
Net weight - 0.44 kg
Products' family - WD AV
Additional functions - Access to data: 24x7
Additional functions - Technology SilkStream
Additional functions - IntelliSeek technology
Additional functions - IntelliPower technology (5400rpm - 7200rpm)
Additional functions - Technology IntelliPark
Notes - Product has 2 year guarantee. Making complaint directly by Western Digital web site, one may take advantage of 3 year guarantee.
More info - www.wdc.com [LINK]