Manufactured to the highest standards of quality and reliability of WD, WD Blue offers basic services and capabilities ideal for your computing needs. WD Blue is designed by the brand you trust with the quality you would expect from a proven storage solution for everyday use.
A modern classic
WD Blue discs are designed and manufactured with the proven technology of the award-winning WD hard drives for desktops and laptops. WD Blue lays the foundation for daily storage by providing improved performance compared to previous generations and by maintaining the quality and reliability of WD features of six generations. The difference is that our colors never disappear, generation after generation.
His power to choose
WD Blue is available in a wide range of basic level capabilities, cache sizes, formats and connections to ensure you have the disk that best fits your system. However, not all hard drives are the same and for applications that demand more, WD gives you the power to choose.
We have performed tests on hundreds of systems, configurations and a multitude of platforms in our FIT Lab ™, in order to provide our customers with the assurance that our discs will work on their systems. WD Blue allows you to use our disc with confidence, knowing that our storage advances, such as NoTouch ™ ramp loading technology, are proven and reliable solutions for your daily use.
WD subjects all products to extensive Functional Integrity Tests (FIT) prior to launch. These tests ensure that our products meet the highest standards of quality and reliability of the WD brand. WD also has a detailed knowledge base with more than 1,000 useful articles, as well as software and helpful utilities. Our customer support phone lines have extended hours to ensure you get help when you need it. Our free lines are here to help, or you can visit the WD Support website for more information.
Acronis True Image, available as a download on the WD Support website, allows you to copy all the data to a new disk so that it is not necessary to reinstall the operating system to have all the advantages of a new disk.
SATA or PATA, the choice is yours
While SATA has become the industry standard connection, WD continues to manufacture desktops with a PATA connection for legacy systems or those that need it.
WD Blue hard drives are tested and recommended for use in all-in-one personal computers, industrial applications, laptops, netbooks and external cabinets where capacity is not needed. If you need additional capacity, look at the WD Green storage disks.
- Serial ATA III hard drive interface
- Hard disk size 8.89 cm (3.5 ")
- 1000 GB hard drive capacity
- 5400 RPM hard disk rotation speed
- Device Type Hard Disk Drive
- Drive, buffer size 64 MB
- Transfer speed Hard disk interface 6 Gbit / s
- Start / stop cycle 300000
- RoHS chord
- Power control
- Power Consumption (Inactive) 0.4 W
- Power Consumption (off) 0.4 W
- Power consumption (reading) 3.3 W
- Power Consumption (Standby) 2.5 W
- Power Consumption (Write) 3.3 W
- 12V input voltage
- Starting current 1.2 A
- Environmental conditions
- Operating temperature range 0 - 60 ° C
- Storage temperature range -40 - 70 ° C
- Blows in operation 65 G
- Hit (out of operation) 350 G
- Weight and measurements
- Width 10.16 cm
- Depth 14.7 cm
- Height 2.61 cm
- Weight 450 g