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WD Caviar Blue 500 GB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (WD5000AAKX)

  • 3.5 inch Form Factor
  • SATA 6.0Gbps Interface
  • 16 MB Cache Memory
  • 7200 RPM Spin Speed
2 Years WD India Warranty and Free Transit Insurance. See Details
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Key Features of WD Caviar Blue 500 GB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (WD5000AAKX)

  • 3.5 inch Form Factor
  • SATA 6.0 Gbps Interface
  • 16 MB Cache Memory
  • 7200 RPM Spin Speed
  • 500 GB HDD
  • 300000 Load / Unload Cycles
  • 4800 Mbps I/O Transfer Rate

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Specifications of WD Caviar Blue 500 GB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (WD5000AAKX)

General
Brand WD
Model ID WD5000AAKX
Series Caviar Blue
Drive Configuration
Device Desktop
Device Type 3.5 inch HDD
Drive Capacity 500 GB
Spin Speed 7200 rpm
Interface SATA 6.0 Gbps
Cache Memory 16 MB
Transfer Rate 1008 Mbps
I/O Transfer Rate 4800 Mbps
Data Transfer Rate (To/From Host) 6000 Mbps
Data Transfer Rate (To/From Buffer) 1008 Mbps
Non-recoverable Read Error 1 per 10^14
Reliability 300000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Form Factor 3.5 inch
Power
Standard Input Voltage 12 V DC
Maximum Start Current 1.77 A
Idle 6.1 W
Power Consumption 6.8 W (Read/Write), 0.7 W (Standby/Sleep)
Operating Conditions
Operating Temperature 0DegC to 60DegC
Non-Operating Temperature -40DegC to 70DegC
Shock Tolerance 30 G for 2 ms (Operating), 300 G for 2 ms (Non-Operating)
Other Features
NoTouch ramp load technology 3.5 inch
Dimensions
Dimensions 101.6 x 26.1 x 147 mm
Weight 490 g
Warranty
Warranty Type Limited
Warranty Summary Please contact flipkart for warranty, Please preserve the original accessories and invoices during warranty redemption
Domestic Term 2 Years
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Reviews of WD Caviar Blue 500 GB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (WD5000AAKX)

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01 Feb 2012
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WD Caviar Blue is as exotic as it sounds!

Ordered the WD Caviar Blue 500GB to use it in a RAID-0 setup. These HDDs are known for their reliability and speed. It has 6GB/s SATAIII. Buy it if you have a SATA III port to make the most of it. It also supports Native Command Queuing for faster read speeds.

8 of 8 users found this review helpful.
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★★★★★
12 Apr 2012
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Converted TO WD

I usually buy SEAGATE but since their performance have gone down and even the manufacturer decreasing their warranty to just 1 year. Things are not looking good in SEAGATE's front. Seagates lose in WD gain.

Once WD gets their support going in India it will be the first choice for many more. Love this harddisk btw. Bought two of these are put in on Raid awesome speed

5 of 5 users found this review helpful.
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★★★★★
08 Aug 2012
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Nice drive!

I had bought this drive a couple of days ago and it came with bad sectors right out of the anti-static packaging!!
SMART test failed, all of WD data life diagnostics tests failed on it! So I contacted flipkart and they replaced it relatively quickly!

Kudos to them for that!
I chose WD as they have a hassle free warranty and RMA program in India. Replacement of a dead or defective drive within warranty period is a breeze!

I installed this drive to replace my 250GB OS drive which had a small OS partition! I cloned my OS drive to the WD and installed it in place of my old HDD! Works great a...
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I had bought this drive a couple of days ago and it came with bad sectors right out of the anti-static packaging!!
SMART test failed, all of WD data life diagnostics tests failed on it! So I contacted flipkart and they replaced it relatively quickly!

Kudos to them for that!
I chose WD as they have a hassle free warranty and RMA program in India. Replacement of a dead or defective drive within warranty period is a breeze!

I installed this drive to replace my 250GB OS drive which had a small OS partition! I cloned my OS drive to the WD and installed it in place of my old HDD! Works great a...
I had bought this drive a couple of days ago and it came with bad sectors right out of the anti-static packaging!!
SMART test failed, all of WD data life diagnostics tests failed on it! So I contacted flipkart and they replaced it relatively quickly!

Kudos to them for that!
I chose WD as they have a hassle free warranty and RMA program in India. Replacement of a dead or defective drive within warranty period is a breeze!

I installed this drive to replace my 250GB OS drive which had a small OS partition! I cloned my OS drive to the WD and installed it in place of my old HDD! Works great and I get more space!

Thanks again flipkart!

4 of 4 users found this review helpful.
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21 Sep 2012
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THE BEST

i has purchase a low end motherboard because i was plannig to buy hi end components, but the problem came wen i checked out the support of the hard drive speed of motherboard it said 3gb/s interface which was a huge problem as the hardrives are out f market and has been replaced by new nes ... I ccontacted flipkart regarding this hard drive and i immediately ordered , after placing order i recieved within 48hours .. Talking about the hard drive it is awesome and gives fll fledged performance

pros ;=
1. has support for both 3gbps and 6gbps
2.awesome looks
3.easy to install
3.High rpm
4.awe...
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i has purchase a low end motherboard because i was plannig to buy hi end components, but the problem came wen i checked out the support of the hard drive speed of motherboard it said 3gb/s interface which was a huge problem as the hardrives are out f market and has been replaced by new nes ... I ccontacted flipkart regarding this hard drive and i immediately ordered , after placing order i recieved within 48hours .. Talking about the hard drive it is awesome and gives fll fledged performance

pros ;=
1. has support for both 3gbps and 6gbps
2.awesome looks
3.easy to install
3.High rpm
4.awe...
i has purchase a low end motherboard because i was plannig to buy hi end components, but the problem came wen i checked out the support of the hard drive speed of motherboard it said 3gb/s interface which was a huge problem as the hardrives are out f market and has been replaced by new nes ... I ccontacted flipkart regarding this hard drive and i immediately ordered , after placing order i recieved within 48hours .. Talking about the hard drive it is awesome and gives fll fledged performance

pros ;=
1. has support for both 3gbps and 6gbps
2.awesome looks
3.easy to install
3.High rpm
4.awesome service of wd
cons ;- the only con i foud was cheap paking by wd
i would suggest to buy it because its far better tyhan segate and adata harddrives

6 of 7 users found this review helpful.
★★★★★
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03 Jun 2013
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nasty product.fake service

ever since i purchased it from here .i am spending my time in replacing and replacing through WD service in bangalore,where they have a lot of ignorant but well behaved guys to answer the phones.but when replacement came it is always a defective drive again and again.i have replaced it 5times and still receiving a swift defective drive in replacement.My request is to not go for this drive .total waste of your money

4 of 8 users found this review helpful.

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Works as expected

Needed to expand my storage. Bought this. Perfect Fit. Runs noiselessly.
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This is a very good and realible HDD

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A very good item of computer hardware compatible with SATA connections. Can be physically installed very easily. The Hard Disk can be easily and conveniently partitioned to suit individual needs. Overall a very good sturdy piece of computer hardware.
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06 Jun 2014
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WD - The most reliable

I have been using WD Hard drives for last 7 years and I must say that there are very reliable and they don't fail as often as Seagate and other competitors. I have peace of mind when I know all my data is backed up on WD hard drives. Flipkart offers best service but they should provide same day s... (View complete review)

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