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Western Digital Blue Desktop SATA 500GB

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  • 241821846
  • WD5000AZLX
[Backup] Data carrier to your software
Western Digital completes its award-winning desktop and mobile storage lineup with WD Blue PC... more

Product information "Western Digital Blue Desktop SATA 500GB"

Western Digital completes its award-winning desktop and mobile storage lineup with WD Blue PC hard drives

They've been extensively tested and engineered with WD's high standards in mind. Rely on WD Blue.

Boost PC performance

Combine a higher capacity drive with an SSD to boost your desktop's performance and storage capacity. The SSD maximizes data access speed, while the WD Blue drive stores up to 6TB of movies, games, files, applications, and more.

Upgrade and backup with ease

WD hard drives come with free access to WD Acronis True Image. Backup and restore features make it easy to store and retrieve your personal data without having to reinstall your operating system.

A unique classic

WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the technology found in WD's original, award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. WD Blue sets the standard for storage in daily use by consistently delivering improved performance over previous generations. At the same time, WD has maintained quality and performance for more than six generations. The difference is that our colors never fade from generation to generation.

NoTouch ramp loading technology

Places the recording head safely outside the hard drive surface to protect your data.


Calculates the optimal seek speed to reduce power consumption, noise, and vibration.

Data LifeGuard Advanced

Advanced algorithms continuously monitor your drive to keep it in optimal condition.

Reliable Drive

We test on hundreds of systems, configurations, and a variety of platforms in our FIT Lab™ so our customers can be confident that our drives are suitable for their systems. That way, you get the highest level of compatibility. With WD Blue, you can use our drive with confidence, knowing that our storage enhancements, such as NoTouch™ Ramp Load technology, are proven and reliable solutions for everyday use.

Technical Data

  • Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
  • Formatted Capacity: 500,107 MB
  • Advanced Format (AF): Yes
  • Frame size: 3.5 inch
  • RoHS compliant: Yes


  • Data transfer rate (max.): Buffer operations to host: 6 Gb/s / Host operations to/from drive (continuous): 150 MB/s
  • Cache (MB): 32
  • Speed (rpm): Class 7200 rpm

Reliability/Data Integrity

  • Load/unload cycles: 300,000
  • Uncorrectable read errors per bits read: <1 in 10

Power Supply

  • 12 V DC +/-10 % (A, peak): 2
  • Average power consumption (W): read/write 6.8 / idle 6.1 / standby/hibernate 1.2

Environmental Conditions

  • Temperature (°C): Operating 0 to 60 / Standby/Hibernation -40 to 70
  • Shock (G): Operating (2 ms, write) 30 / Operating (2 ms, read) 65 / Idle (2 ms) 350
  • Noise level (dBA): Idle 29 / Search (average) 30

Physical Dimensions

  • Height (inches/mm, max.): 1.028/26.1
  • Length (inches/mm, max.): 5.787/147
  • Width (inches/mm, +/- .01 inches): 4/101.6
  • Weight (kg/lb, +/- 10%): 0.99/0.45
How and when do I get my purchased product?
Digital products, product keys and access to the download centre will be made available to you by e-mail immediately after your purchase.
What payment options are available to me?
PayPal, Amazon Pay, Instant bank transfer, Credit card, Apple Pay, Prepayment, Purchase on invoice
What guarantees do I have at Blitzhandel24?
Blitzhandel24 is an EHI, TrustedShops and CHIP certified online brand shop. Blitzhandel24 also offers its customers permanent support, as well as support for the purchased product. If a product has not been used / redeemed, our customers can benefit from the money-back guarantee.
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What Factors Influence Our Pricing?

Our pricing is based on a variety of factors that encompass a combination of proven strategies in the software trade:

  • Procurement Strategies
    Through bulk purchasing, our 14 years of market experience on the international stage, and expertise in software trading, we achieve cost savings and efficient procurement methods.
  • Elimination of Delivery and Storage Fees
    Efficient digital inventory management minimizes storage and logistics costs.
  • Supplier Relationship Management
    Direct imports and long-standing relationships with manufacturers and distributors allow us to forgo intermediary fees and provide exclusive special conditions.
  • Regional Pricing
    We adjust our prices according to region and currency to consider global market conditions.
  • Automation
    The use of modern technologies enables efficient management of orders and customer inquiries, reducing costs.
  • Cost Management in Marketing
    The main advertising strategy focuses on customer satisfaction and relies primarily on recommendations.
  • Low Profit Margin
    Our main focus at Blitzhandel24 is customer satisfaction and expanding our customer base, allowing us to maintain a slim profit margin.


Security and Quality: Our Promise to You

Quality Comes First

Despite our price competitiveness, the quality of our products remains at the highest level.

We guarantee our customers top-quality at the best price. All products at Blitzhandel24 are tested and verified.
Safety and Trust

Your safety is important to us. Therefore, we offer you protection of up to €20,000 through Trusted Shops.

Our online shop is legally protected by the EHI seal, allowing you to shop with confidence.


If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to help you!

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