Enjoyment for Your Everyday Home and Work Life
WD Caviar Blue hard drives are available with either SATA or PATA interface in a variety of cache sizes with a multitude of available features to deliver rock solid performance and ultra-cool and quiet operation perfect for family and business computing.
These drives are built utilizing the proven technology of the original award-winning WD Caviar 3.5-inch hard drives for desktop computers.
WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating which helps protect the drive and the data stored on it.
No Touch™ 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.
Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration
Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer features and capacity at an affordable price.
We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab™ to give our customers confidence that our drives will work in their systems.
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Data Transfer Rate (Max)
Buffer to Host: 6 Gb/s
Host to/from Drive (Sustained): 150MB/s
Cache (MB): 64
Rotational Speed (RPM): 7200
Load/Unload Cycles: 300,000
Non-Recoverable Read Errors Per Bits Read: <1 in 10M
12VDC Peak (A, 10%): 2.5
Average Power Requirements (W)
Operating: 0 to 60
Non-Operating: -40 to 70
Operating (2ms read/write): 30
Operating (2ms Read): 65
Non-Operating (1ms): 350
Average Acoustics (dBA)
Idle Mode: 29
Performance Seek Mode: 30