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Blue 3D NAND 500GB M.2 2280 6Gbps Solid State Drive (S500G2B0B)Western Digital M.2 SSD range has the same expectations of reliability and performance that come with the mechanical hard drives and they have not disappointed. Using 3D Nand Technology they have managed to create speeds of upto 530 MB/s write and 560MB/s Read speeds. Showing confidence in the product WD are offering a 5 year warranty to cover you for any problems with the drive. The WD BlueTM 3D NAND SATA SSD utilizes Western Digital 3D NAND technology for capacities up to 2TB with enhanced reliability. Featuring an active power draw up to 25% lower than previous generations of WD Blue SSDs, you’re able to work longer before recharging your laptop, while sequential read speeds up to 560MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 530MB/s give the speed you want for your most demanding computing applications. Combined with the free, downloadable WD SSD Dashboard software and a 3-year limited warranty, you can confidently upgrade your system to the WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD.
High capacity with enhanced reliability
A WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD uses 3D NAND technology not only for higher capacities (up to 2TB) than the previous generation WD Blue SSDs, but also to help reduce cell-to-cell interference for enhanced reliability.
Enhanced power efficiency
Offering improved endurance, a WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD features an active power draw up to 25% lower than previous generations of WD Blue SSDs. And with less power used, you’re able to work longer before recharging your laptop.
Superior performance for high-end computing
For a variety of computing applications like gaming, HD media playback, or creative software, look to WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSDs. Western Digital™ 3D NAND technology helps enable sequential read speeds up to 560MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 530MB/s for fast system boot-ups, quick application responses, and rapid transfer speeds.
An SSD is designed with no moving parts to help protect against data loss if it is accidentally bumped or dropped. And with 1.75M hours MTTF (mean time to failure),4 up to 500 TBW (terabytes written),5 and several error correction technologies, WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSDs can help guard data for years to come.
With a certification from the WD Functional Integrity Testing Lab (F.I.T. Lab™), every WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD is verified for compatibility with a wide range of desktop and laptop computers. Every WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD goes through extensive compatibility and reliability testing to ensure it meets the high standards of the WD Brand.
Downloadable WD SSD Dashboard and Acronis software
Monitor your drive’s available capacity, operating temperatures, SMART attributes and more with the WD SSD Dashboard. Acronis® True Image™ WD Edition software, available as a free download, can clone drives and backup your operating system, applications, settings and all of your data.
3-year limited warranty
Every WD Blue 3D NAND SATA 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.
- Interface: WD Blue SSD M.2 2280
- Sequential Read up to (MB/s): 560
- Sequential Write up to (MB/s): 530
- Random Read up to (IOPS): 95k
- Random Write up to (IOPS): 84k
- Endurance (TBW): 200
- DEVSLP (mW): 5-7
- MTTF: Up to 1.75M hours
- Dimensions: 2.38mm x 22mm x 80mm
- Weight: 6.5g
- Warranty: 5 years