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500GB Western Digital 7200RPM Hard Drive, 16MB Cache, UltraATA100 EIDE, 3.5in, 3 Year Warranty, OEM (WD5000AAKB), IntelliSeek, PWL, SecurePark
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500GB Western Digital 7200RPM Hard Drive, 16MB Cache, UltraATA100 EIDE, 3.5in, 3 Year Warranty, OEM (WD5000AAKB), IntelliSeek, PWL, SecurePark Manufacturer: WESTERN DIGITAL
Mfr Part #: WD5000AAKB
UserEasy SKU: 9498
Status: OUT OF STOCK - Item will be Backordered
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Key Features:
WD Caviar® SE16 EIDE drives feature up to 500 GB of storage and a 16 MB cache for lightning-fast performance. Yes, these reliable drives are fast, but they still deliver technologically advanced acoustics and cool operation. Designed for high-performance computers, multimedia or gaming systems these drives are the perfect choice as an upgrade or replacement for your EIDE system.

Product FeaturesTop performance for Windows Vista™ - WD Caviar SE16 SATA and EIDE drives are certified for Windows Vista and are top performers on the Windows Vista Experience Index.

16 MB Cache - Bigger cache means faster performance. A massive 16 MB cache combined with advanced acoustic and power-reducing technologies make these ultra-fast drives the perfect solution for the fully loaded PC.

IntelliSeek™ - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration. View demo >

SecurePark™ - Parks the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down and when the drive is off. This ensures the recording head never touches the disk surface resulting in improved long term reliability due to less head wear, and improved non-operational shock tolerance.

Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL) - The drive arm frequently sweeps across the disk to reduce uneven wear on the drive surface.

Ideal for

Designed for high-performance business computers and multimedia or gaming systems. Ideal as an upgrade or replacement drive for any high-end EIDE system.

Performance Specifications
Rotational Speed 7,200 RPM (nominal)
Buffer Size 16 MB
Average Latency 4.20 ms (nominal)
Start/Stop Cycles 50,000 minimum

Seek Times
Read Seek Time 8.9 ms
Write Seek Time 10.9 ms (average)
Track-To-Track Seek Time 2.0 ms (average)
Full Stroke Seek 21.0 ms (average)

Transfer Rates
Buffer To Disk 972 Mbits/s (Max)

Physical Specifications
Formatted Capacity 500,107 MB
Capacity 500 GB
Interface EIDE 100 MB/s
User Sectors Per Drive 976,773,168

Physical Dimensions
Height 1.028 Inches (Max)
Length 5.787 Inches (Max)
Width 4.00 Inches (+/- 0.010 inch)
Weight 1.39 Pounds

Height 25.4 mm (Max)
Length 147 mm (Max)
Width 101.6 mm
Weight 0.63 kg

Environmental Specifications
Operating Shock (Read) 65G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock 350G, 2 ms

Idle Mode 28 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 0 33 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 3 29 dBA (average)

Temperature (English)
Operating 32° F to 140° F
Non-operating -40° F to 149° F

Temperature (Metric)
Operating -0° C to 60° C
Non-operating -40° C to 65° C

Operating 5-95% RH non-condensing
Non-operating 5-95% RH non-condensing

Altitude (English)
Operating -1,000 feet to 10,000 feet
Non-operating -1,000 feet to 40,000 feet

Altitude (Metric)
Operating -305M to 3,050M
Non-operating -305M to 12,200M

Linear 20-300 Hz, 0.75 G (0 to peak)
Random 7-500 Hz (0.00221 g˛ / Hz)

Low Frequency 10-300 Hz, 0.195 inches (double amplitude)
High Frequency 300-500 Hz, 5.0G (0 to peak)

Electrical Specifications
Current Requirements
12 VDC
Read/Write 460 mA
Idle 450 mA
Standby 6 mA
Sleep 6 mA

Read/Write 650 mA
Idle 600 mA
Standby 180 mA
Sleep 180 mA

Power Dissipation
Read/Write 8.77 Watts
Idle 8.40 Watts
Standby 0.97 Watts
Sleep 0.97 Watts

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