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Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB Specs

Release Date in Malaysia
ModelScorpio Blue 500GB
DateSep 2008
Hard drive
Hard drive capacity500 GB
Hard drive interfaceSerial ATA
Hard drive speed5400 RPM
Hard drive size2.5"
Device typeHDD
Drive device, buffer size8 MB
Read seek12 ms
Average latency5.50 ms
Track to track seek time (read/write)2 ms
Bytes per sector512
Drive ready time4 s
Start/stop cycles600000

Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB Expert Reviews

Reviewed on 2011-03-07
Its been an interesting month so far now that I am spending a lot of time with notebook storage devices. Some made a good impression as an OEM drive, and couple of them was something you will consider as an aftermarket upgrade.5400RPM Drives- do they stil...
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Reviewed on 2010-06-16
These three hard drives, namely 500 GB Western Digital Scorpio Blue and Seagate Momentus 5400.6, as well as 640 GB Samsung SpinPoint M7E receive our Recommended Buy title
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Reviewed on 2010-06-16
The Scorpio Blue series progressed to 640 gigabytes as soon as 320GB platters had become available. Western Digital did not want to lose the race..
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Reviewed on 2009-11-02
WD is aggressively exploring higher capacities. The 640GB Scorpio Blue provides ample capacity and sweet performance for upper-mainstream notebooks and portable storage devices. The two announced 750GB and 1,000GB 2.5” drives won’t fit into most notebook designs due to their 12.5mm height, but they should still raise the bar for compact, high-capacity storage...
Reviewed on 2009-10-20
Fast, silent, large capacity, runs coolExpensive
500GB laptop hard drives have become common since the past few months, but the new WD5000BEVT from Western Digital is unique, as it crams all that space on just two platters. Featuring just two platters of 250GB each, this drive boasts of a lower power...
Reviewed on 2009-09-01
Verdict: The 640GB Scorpio Blue is ideal if you want lots of storage in your laptop, but 500GB drives are better value. Western Digital's latest 2.5in internal SATA hard disk has a huge capacity of 640GB. Although 750GB and 1TB models are available,...
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Reviewed on 2009-05-14
Product Code: WD50000BEVT The Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB is a 500GB 2.5in laptop hard drive. Western Digital differentiates its 5400rpm drives with the name Scorpio Blue, while Scorpio Black refers to the higher performance 7200rpm models. W...
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Reviewed on 2009-05-14
Western Digital differentiates its 5400rpm drives with the name Scorpio Blue, while Scorpio Black refers to the higher performance 7200rpm models.We tried a WD50000BEVT Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB unit, a 500GB 2.5in notebook drive. This is wel...
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Reviewed on 2009-03-25
With the notebook market growing faster than the desktop market, many consumers are finding that they don't have enough available storage space as they have filled up the drive rather quickly. If you fall into that category and are looking for a mas...
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Reviewed on 2009-03-13
Discriminating mobile enthusiasts seeking a high-capacity hard drive upgrade for their notebooks would be well served by the WD Scorpio Blue. And it won’t break the bank..
Reviewed on 2009-01-13
Never run out of space on your notebook again!SSDs and 7,200rpm drives outrun it.
Sometimes it’s OK not to take the medal stand in the race to get a product out first. Take the case of Western Digital’s new 5,400rpm Scorpio Blue 500GB notebook drive. It’s the fourth 500GB mobile drive to hit the market, after Hitachi’s Travelstar 5...
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Reviewed on 2009-01-06
The hard drive market seems to be spinning faster than the drives themselves, with news arriving on an almost daily basis. Seagate just announced that it will release flash SSD drives next year. Traditional hard drive maker Fujitsu first said that it i...
Reviewed on 2009-01-06
While two other 500 GB mobile hard drives have been available for a while, WD is the first to release this capacity in a model using the standard ......
Reviewed on 2009-01-01
The Scorpio Blue range of laptop hard disks has a focus on capacity, leaving the Scorpio Black to cater for those who need high performance, but this 500GB model provides unbeatable capacity and performance. This is because the data is packed more d...
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Reviewed on 2008-12-01
The Scorpio Blue isnt the first 2½in 500GB laptop hard disk weve seen; that was Hitachis Travelstar 5K500 (Whats New, Shopper 245). The Travelstars 12.5mm height was too big for most laptops drive bays, but the 9.5mm Scorpio will fit in any la...
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Reviewed on 2008-11-17
Cost-effective, stays quiet and cool during operation, large storage capacitySlightly slower read/write speed compared to competitors
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Reviewed on 2008-05-07
Western Digital 320GB Scorpio Notebook Hard DriveMany of us have probably wondered why Western Digital never came out with a 7200 RPM notebook hard drive. Well, they didnt need to. Their Scorpio family of 2.5" hard drives may run at "only" 5400 RPM bu...
Reviewed on 2008-04-06
Performance numbers for WDs latest mobile drive, the 320 GB Scorpio WD3200BEVT, have been placed in the Performance Database.
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Reviewed on 2008-04-01
Western Digitals Scorpio 320GB is one of the first SATA/300 laptop hard disks weve seen. Theoretically, it could be twice as fast as its SATA/150 predecessors, but 150MB/s is more than fast enough for todays disks, so the 300MB/s limit of the SAT...
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Reviewed on 2008-03-14
of SATA we have seen hard disk speeds increase, and Native Command Queuing has also reduced the time it takes for hard disks to recover data on a drive when it’s located at different points across the physical disk. Additionally, the adoption of per...
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