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500GB Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX 3.5" SATA III Hard Drive - HDD

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SATA 6GB/s, IntelliPowerRPM, 64MB Cache, 2 Year Warranty

Stock:
Discontinued!
This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 48964  
Stock code: HDR-S0TO1-WD5000AZRX
Manuf. code: WD5000AZRX
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Description:

WD Caviar Green SATA hard drives reduce power consumption by up to 40% and offer best-in-class acoustics and operating temperature. Based on WD's exclusive GreenPower technology, these drives are designed to deliver power savings as the primary attribute. As hard drive capacities increase, the power required to run those drives increases as well. WD Caviar Green drives make it possible for energy-conscious customers to build systems with higher capacities and the right balance of system performance, ensured reliability, and energy conservation. They are ideal for PCs, external storage and other devices that require lower power consumption and cool, quiet operation.

This new model uses a single platter design which has the benefits of improved performance.

- Capacity: 500GB
- Cache: 64MB
- Interface: SATA-6
- Spin Speed: IntelliPower
- Warranty: 2 Years

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer western digital
Warranty Type Direct with Manufacturer
Manufacturer Website http://www.westerndigital.com/
Manufacturer Phone 00 31 204 467651
Warranty Period (yrs)2
Rotational Speed7200
Storage Capacity -GB500

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Question  gaming by tom

I am on a very very strict budget and planning on buying the 2TB wd cavier green and I am just wondering what will this effect in a gaming PC, I am aware that it is not a very fast HDD but I just want to know if it will effect anything other than the load times for the games? Will it effect the map loading in open world games? Or effect my loading that much that I will fall behind in call of duty by the game starting before it loads or something like that?

Thank you in advance.

Answer by shaund on Monday, February 15, 2016
Hi Tom,

HDD's in games are responsible for loading in levels or maps, in regards to loading in the map during gameplay, this is the responsibility of the GPU or CPU.

You shouldn't see any dramatic falls in load times compared to a 7200RPM HDD.

Question  question by Stu

Hi,

I already have 1 SATA cable for my CDR,but does this come with another SATA cable for this item or will it be in with this MOBO

51949

Many thanks

Stuart

Answer by stewartz on Friday, November 15, 2013
The hard drive does not come with any cables, however that motherboard will come with 2 SATA cables.