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Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

( 4.4 Average / 105 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Western Digital

Part #

WD5000AAKX

Capacity

500GB

Interface

SATA 6 Gb/s

Cache

16MB

RPM

7200

Form Factor

3.5"

GB/$1.00

10.23

Price/GB

$0.098

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Price History (Excluding Tax & Combo Deals) History:

Reviews

from completed build Kaveri Box - Cheap Gaming Rig

Also scrapped a 500GB Caviar Blue from my old rig. Eh, fast enough and gets the job done.

from completed build Budget Processing Powerhouse

Pulled this guy out of an older computer I was given. A little bit older, but I'm planning on getting a second identical one during Black Friday and RAID them. But so far, so good.

Changed Windows %temp% and my user profile directories over to this drive so the SDD wouldn't see as many read/writes hopefully.

from completed build Black and Blue Bruiser

Needed game storage. This should be enough for me.

from completed build Friend with a Budget

3000-4000 hours on, running strong still.

from completed build FROMSCRAP

It's a slower HDD, but because I got it with other crucial parts for only $50, I can't complain. It loads Windows 7 fast enough.

I use this drive as my main boot drive and it's fairly quick and has been working over a year now no issues

from completed build Girlfriend's Gateway to PC Gaming

Could be faster, could be slower. Reliable if properly stored.