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WD Blue 1TB 2.5in SATA3 Solid State Drive (SSD)

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NemesisDestiny
04/20/17
Experience: 2 Days

Spacious, reasonable price Verified OwnerVerified Owner

Pros

+ 1TB of space
+ Can nearly saturate a SATA3 port
+ Toward the cheaper end of the price scale in its size class (pricematch)
+ 400TB write endurance among the best in class
Cons
- Acronis drive cloning software is a bit obtuse
- Warranty does not match write endurance rating (only 3 yr)
Summary
Bought this to replace my boot drive, a 480GB 5-year-old Mushkin Chronos 3 with a failing controller (sometimes hangs for up to 1 minute), however, I will soon be repurposing this unit as a games drive in my upcoming Ryzen build, alongside an NVMe boot drive.

This thing was nearly the price-performance king, only bested by the Crucial MX300 at time of purchase, but NCIX did not allow price match on that unit, so I paid 10$ more for this guy, with slightly less capacity (formatted out to 931.5GB). Looking at its specs, it has competitive random reads, writes, and IOPS, with strong sequential read/write performance. Pretty standard fare for non-NVMe drives these days.

It came bundled with Acronis OEM drive cloning software, which was fairly easy to use, though the in-app documentation is confusing in places. I had to clone it twice because of this - who needs a 450GB recovery partition?!? This was with default settings. WTF.

I ended up fighting with it all night because after all that cloning, it just wouldn't work. Drive was recognized by BIOS, but wouldn't boot after cloning, and repairing the boot sector in the Win10 Recovery mode didn't work, or so I thought. I kept messing with things until I had even borked the old drive I was using. I was just about to throw myself down the stairs out of frustration, when I tried one last time. Lo and behold, it decided to work properly! I don't know what I did, but I'm glad it worked. I haven't shut down since because I'm now paranoid. I'll admit that part of my issue might be from never having done this before.

OTHER than that bit of unpleasantness, the drive seems snappy and responsive, even more so than the SSD it replaced, and with twice the capacity. Hopefully without the issues of the Sandforce controller on the old one.

In summary, if you're looking for a lot of fast storage at a reasonable price, with longevity in spades, give this one a try.

Kevin_Z29
02/19/17
Experience: 6 Months

Huge amount of Space

Pros

1 TB of SSD space
Cons
Pricey
Summary
While the SSD has plenty of space and is very fast compared to a HDD, it is still quite pricey.

Ricardo_H3
02/05/17
Experience: 3 Months

decent ssd

Pros

1tb of space
Cons
still expensive
Summary
Your getting a great product for the price. Good build quality and easy to install. Reliable product by a reputed manufacturer. One of the best options for the price specially when you get it on sale.

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Features:

Superior performance for high-end computing
For high-end computing applications like gaming, HD media playback, or creative software, WD Blue solid state drives have the speed you need for the performance you want. Tiered caching technology utilizes SLC (single-level cell) and TLC (triple-level cell) flash technology to enable sequential read speeds of up to 545MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 525MB/s, allowing for fast system boot up, quick application response, and rapid transfer speeds.

Leading-edge reliability
With no moving parts, a solid state drive is designed to help protect against data loss if a drive is accidentally bumped or dropped. And with 1.75M hours MTTF (mean time to failure) and an endurance rating of up to 400 TBW (terabytes written), WD Blue SSDs can help guard data for years to come. WD Blue solid state drives also use several leading error-correction technologies to help prevent data loss and provide lasting reliability.

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.

The right form factor for your PC
WD Blue SSDs are available in either a 2.5"/7mm cased or an M.2 2280 model to evolve with smaller and thinner computers. With form factors to accommodate most laptops, desktop PCs, and small form PCs, a WD Blue SSD is ready for the job.

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 Lab (FIT Lab™), every WD Blue SSD is verified for compatibility with a wide range of desktop and laptop computers.

Free WD SSD Dashboard
The downloadable WD SSD Dashboard provides a suite of tools so you're always able to check on the health of your solid state drive. Available for free, this Dashboard helps you track things such as disk model, firmware version, S.M.A.R.T. attributes, or simply monitor how much space you have left on your WD Blue SSD.

3-year limited warranty
Every WD Blue SSD comes with a 3-year limited warranty, so you can be confident of your storage when you upgrade or replace any of your drives.
Quick Specs:
Device Supported Desktop PC
Storage Capacity 1 TB
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Weight (Approximate) 2.11 oz
Drive Type Internal
Height 0.3"
Width 2.8"
Depth 3.9"
Wireless LAN No
Maximum Read Transfer Rate 545 MB/s
Maximum Write Transfer Rate 525 MB/s
Drive Interface SATA
Drive Width 2.5"
Drive Interface Standard SATA/600
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Additional Product Specifications  
     Full Product Specifications: Click to view
Drive Performance  
     Maximum Read Transfer Rate: 545 MB/s
     Maximum Write Transfer Rate: 525 MB/s
General Information  
     Brand Name: WD
     Manufacturer: Western Digital Corporation
     Manufacturer Part Number: WDS100T1B0A
     Manufacturer Website Address: https://www.wdc.com
     Product Line: Blue
     Product Model: WDS100T1B0A
     Product Name: Blue 1TB Internal SSD Solid State Drive - SATA 6Gb/s 2.5 Inch - WDS100T1B0A
     Product Type: Solid State Drive
Interfaces/Ports  
     Drive Interface: SATA
     Drive Interface Standard: SATA/600
Miscellaneous  
     Device Supported: Desktop PC
Network & Communication  
     Wireless LAN: No
Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 3.94" (100.20 mm)
     Drive Type: Internal
     Drive Width: 2.5"
     Height: 0.28" (7 mm)
     Weight (Approximate): 59.7 g
     Width: 2.75" (69.85 mm)
Technical Information  
     Storage Capacity: 1 TB
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 3 Year

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Product Warranty

NCIX provides a 30 day limited warranty on this product.  The remainder of the 1 year warranty is provided by the manufacturer.    Warranty length may vary depending on manufacturer and product.

Warranty length may vary per specific model.  Western Digital Raptor and Caviar RE series enterprise drives are covered by a 5 year warranty. Caviar and Caviar Blue & Green desktop drives are covered by a 2 year warranty for OEM drives, and a 1 year warranty for Retail.

       

Warranty coverage for drives is covered by NCIX for the first thirty (30) days with the remainder of the warranty covered by Western Digital.

       

Western Digital warranty policy by model:

http://support.wdc.com/warranty/policy.asp

       
       
       
       
       

Product

Product Designator

Component Drive1

Retail Kit

Enterprise Drives:

 

 

 

WD Raptor, WD RE, WD RE2, WD RE2-GP, WD RE3, WD RE4, WD RE4-GP, WD VelociRaptor, WD RE SAS

GD, SD, SB, YD, YR, YS, ADFD, ADFS, ABPS, AYPS, AYYS, ABYS, FYYS, FBYX, ABYX, FYPS, GLFS, BLFS, HLFS, HLHX, BLHX, FYYG

5-year

5-year

WD S25 SAS Hard Drive

BKFG, BKHG, BKFF

5-year

N/A

Desktop Drives:

 

 

 

WD Caviar Black

AAEX, AALS, FAEX, FAES, FALS, FASS

5-year

5-year

WD Caviar Blue (WD Caviar, WD Caviar SE, WD Caviar SE16)

BB, LB, JB, PB, JD, JS, KS, KD, KS, ABKS, AABS, AAJS, AAKS, AABB, AAJB, AAKB, AAKX, AALX, EALX

3-year

3-year

WD Caviar Blue

WDBAAV, WDBAAW, WDBAAX

3-year

2-year

WD Raptor X

AHFD

5-year

5-year

WD Caviar Green (WD Caviar GP)

EACS, EADS, AACS, AADS, EARS

3-year

3-year

WD Caviar Green

WDBAAY

3-year

2-year

Mobile Drives:

 

 

 

WD Scorpio Black

BPKT, BEKT, BJKT

5-year

5-year

WD Scorpio Blue

VE, UE, BEAS, BEVS, BEVE, BEVT, KEVT, TEVT, BPVT

2-year

3-year

WD Scorpio Blue

WDBABA, WDBABB, WDBABC

2-year

2-year

CE Drives:

 

 

 

WD AV, WD AV-GP, WD AV-25 AV

AVBS, AVJS, AVBB, AVJB, EVCS, EURS, AVCS, AVVS, BUDT, EVVS

3-year

3-year

External Drives:

 

 

 

WD ShareSpace™

WDA4NC

N/A

3-year

My Book Studio, My Passport Elite, My Passport Studio

WDH1Q, WDML, WDMT, WDMS

N/A

5-year

My Book Mirror, My Book Pro, My Book Pro II, My Book World, My Book World II, My Book Studio II, My Book Home, My Book Office, My Book Elite, My Book Studio, My Book Studio LX, My Book Live

WDH2U, WDG1T, WDG2TP, WDG1NC, WDH1NC, WDG2NC, WDH2NC, WDH2Q, WDH1CS, WDH1B, WDBAAH, WDBAAJ, WDBC3G, WDBACH, WDBACGxxxxHCH

N/A

3-year

WD Elements SE, WD Elements, WD Elements Portable, My Book Essential, My Book Mac Edition, My Book Premium, My Book Premium ES, My Book Premium II, Dual-Option Media Center, Dual-Option Combo, Dual-Option USB, NetCenter, Lighted Combo, Extreme Lighted Combo, USB, Combo, FireWire

WDBABV, WDE1U, WDE1MS, WDBAAR, WDG1U, WDH1U, WDG1C, WDG1SU, WDG2T, WDXUL, WDXF, WDXUB, WDXB, WDXE, WDXC

N/A

1-year

My Book Essential, My Book for Mac, My Book 3.0

WDBAAF, WDBACW, WDBAAG, WDBAAK, WDBABP

N/A

2-year

WD Passport Pocket Drive

WDXMM

N/A

1-year

WD Passport (all colors)

WDXML, WDXMS, WDXMC, WDXMSA, WDXSMB, WDXSMC, WDXMSE

N/A

3-year

My Passport Essential, My Passport for Mac, My Passport Elite, My Passport Studio

WDME, WDMEA, WDBAAC, WDBAAE

N/A

3-year

My Passport Essential, My Passport Essential SE, My Passport for Mac, My Passport AV, My Passport SE for Mac, My Passport Studio

WDBAAA, WDBACY, WDBABM, WDBAAB, WDBBXV, WDBL1D, WDBABS, WDBABW, WDBK8A, WDBALG

N/A

2-year

Home Entertainment:

 

 

 

My DVR Expander eSATA Edition, My DVR Expander USB Edition, WD TV, WD TV Live, WD TV Live Plusk, WD TV Live Hub

WDG1S, WDH1S, WDAV, WDBAAN, WDBABX, WDBABZ, WDBACA

N/A

1-year

My Book AV DVR Expander

WDBABT

N/A

2-year

Solid State Storage

 

 

 

WD SiliconEdge Blue Solid State Drives

2100

N/A

3-year

WD SiliconDrive N1x Solid State Drives

2500

N/A

5-year

 

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