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Western Digital - Blue 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

( 4.8 Average / 10 Ratings )



Western Digital

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500 GB


SATA 6 Gb/s

Form Factor






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Amazon $69.00 +$4.56 s/h In stock $73.56
( 18 new from $69.00, 5 used from $68.58. Last updated 4 hours ago. )
OutletPC $79.89 +FREE s/h In stock $79.89
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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


Lobsterareawesome 11 points 23 months ago
from completed build Kerstie - My first PC

Really love the SSD. It makes such a huge difference!

chrisrieth 12 points 21 months ago

Didn't go all big-spender on storage. I expect this 480GB of SSD will do quite nicely, and I got a great sale price on it.

Matt_Rav 7 points 19 months ago
from completed build My (First) Gaming PC Build

My first SSD. Am not going back

PhantomFire01 11 points 17 months ago
from completed build The Red Phantom

Affordable fast SSD. 500GB was easily worth it; I have easily found stuff to use that extra storage.

smellycatbutts 5 points 12 months ago
from completed build The Technicolor Catbox

I do not have any other SSD to compare it to, but I remember what booting to Windows from HDDs are like. So based on that comparison, this SSD performs very well. I feel like 500 GB was the best price point at the time for the amount of storage. My OS is on here, and my favorite games.

tvamos 7 points 7 months ago
from completed build One year later

Best (cheapest) 500GB option I could find. I am not too demanding, suits me.

SwiggityDerpy 2 points 3 months ago

A competent mid-range SATA SSD, good for your boot drive or for secondary storage. WD's SSD software is somewhat useful, but beyond that it's not exceptional in the category, so I would only recommend it if its price is good.