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Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 16MB Cache 7200RPM 3.5in SATA Internal Hard Drive OEM

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SKU: 58402
Shipping Weight: 0.8lbs

Part #: WD5000AAKX

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Features:

WD BLUE™
Desktop Hard Drives

WD Blue hard drives deliver solid performance and reliability while providing you with all the space you need to hold an enormous amount of photos, videos and files. These drives are designed for use as primary drives in desktops PCs, external enclosures and for certain industrial applications.

Quick Specs:
Buffer 16 MB
Device Supported Desktop PC
Storage Capacity 500 GB
Rotational Speed 7200 rpm
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Weight (Approximate) 15.20 oz
Drive Type Internal
Height 1"
Width 4"
Depth 5.8"
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS WEEE
Drive Interface SATA
Drive Width 3.5"
Drive Interface Standard SATA/600
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Drive Performance  
     Buffer: 16 MB
     Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBps (4.7 Gbps)
     Rotational Speed: 7200 rpm
General Information  
     Brand Name: WD
     Manufacturer: Western Digital Corporation
     Manufacturer Part Number: WD5000AAKX
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.wdc.com
     Packaged Quantity: 1
     Product Line: Blue
     Product Model: WD5000AAKX
     Product Name: WD Blue WD5000AAKX Hard Drive
     Product Type: Hard Drive
Interfaces/Ports  
     Drive Interface: SATA
     Drive Interface Standard: SATA/600
Miscellaneous  
     Certifications & Standards:

CE


     Device Supported: Desktop PC
     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
WEEE
     Green Compliant: Yes
     System Requirements: Operating System(s):
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Mac OS

Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 5.8" (147 mm)
     Drive Type: Internal
     Drive Width: 3.5"
     Height: 1" (25.4 mm)
     Weight (Approximate): 430.9 g
     Width: 4" (101.6 mm)
Technical Information  
     Features: NoTouch Ramp Load
IntelliSeek
Ultra Cool and Quiet
ShockGuard
S.M.A.R.T
     Platform Supported: Mac
PC
     Storage Capacity: 500 GB
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 2 Year

Customer Reviews of Western Digital WD WD5000AAKX

Product reviews on NCIX.com are screened for relevance and inappropriate content. Reviews may contain inaccurate information about the product. If there is a discrepancy, please use the Flag this Review link located beside each review. Reviews are not an endorsement expressed by NCIX.com, but opinions from customers based on their own experience with a product. We do not recommend you make purchasing decisions based on facts or opinions expressed regarding Western Digital WD WD5000AAKX reviews.
tbtsh12
04/27/15
Experience: 2 Years

Pros

-runs cool and quiet
-spins at 7200rpm unlike others at the price
-decent warranty
Cons none

Summary

works great without issues. i would however advise you to get the 1tb models as they are cheaper per gb

Dylan_C4
01/19/15
Experience: 6 Years

Pros

Quiet, Good speed,
Cons Died after 6 years of use

Summary

Used as my os drive for the past 6 years it finally died the other day. It was bound to happen someday in the time it worked. It worked well while it was alive, no problems until recently.

Krutonious
02/23/14
Experience: 10 Weeks

Verified OwnerVerified Owner

Pros

Fast, quiet, reliable.
Cons N/A

Summary

Purchased to use as an OS drive in a budget build for a friend. No complaints and still going strong.

Len_B
12/28/13
Experience: 4 Weeks

Verified OwnerVerified Owner

Pros

Plenty of storage space
Cons wish they were still cheaper

Summary

works fine and is quiet
WD forever!

Michael_W
12/03/13
Experience: 10 Weeks

Verified OwnerVerified Owner

Pros

Great price, super reliable.
Cons none

Summary

I am using these in budget builds and to replace bad Seagate HDs. I use ONLY WD drives.

Ken_W
09/17/13
Experience: 1 Years

Pros

solid reliable HD
Cons none

Summary

been using this in the shop computer on 24/7 very reliable works very well in dusty environment.

e40water12
06/14/13
Experience: 2 Weeks

Verified OwnerVerified Owner

Pros

The hard drive has been working awesome so far quite and fast.
Cons None yet

Summary

I am really impressed with the quality and performance of this Hard drive so far. For the price 500 gigs k 7200 rpm can't go wrong :)

subhendu_d
01/31/13
Experience: 2 Weeks

Verified OwnerVerified Owner

Pros

Good performance.
low price
low noise
Cons No cons .

Summary

This is my third WD 500GB Blue HDD .Never had any issues with WD drives .

KrUsHeR™
01/23/13
Experience: 6 Months

Pros

price
nice small size for office units
Cons none

Summary

Bought this drive to go in a simple office build. The price was right at the time, just needed something cheap. Hasn't failed yet. Would definitely get another one for my next build that doesn't get a SSD.

m-a-c
01/13/13
Experience: 4 Years

Pros

Zero Issues
Cons None

Summary

I haven't had any issues with this drive for the last 4 years. Purchased multiple Sizes, and all are still working today. Though now they are re-purposed as storage drives because of SSD's.

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Product Warranty

First 30 days limited warranty through NCIX.com. The remainder of the two year warranty is provided directly by the manufacturer.

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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