Western Digital Part #/MPN: WD5001ABYS
DiscTech Item #: WDC-WD5001ABYS-RF-OE
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Interface Types: SATA
Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive
Sector Size: 512 / 512e
Electrical Interface: SATA 300 - 3.0Gbps
On-Board Cache: 16MB
Western Digital Caviar RE2 WD5001ABYS 500GB 7.2K 3.5" Enterprise SATA Hard Drive - Refurbished
WD RE3 drives combine up to 32 MB cache with SATA 3 Gb/s transfer rate for lightning-fast performance in demanding server and storage applications. Technologically advanced acoustics minimize noise. Cool drive operation and enhanced reliability features help protect the drive and the data stored on it.
|Massive capacity - WD RE3 Enterprise SATA drives are available in capacities up to 1 TB. |
Dual processor - Twice the processing power results in a 20% performance improvement over the previous generation.
StableTrac™ - The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking during read and write operations.
RAFF™ - Our fourth generation RAFF technology includes sophisticated electronics to monitor the drive and correct both linear and rotational vibration in real time for up to a 60% performance improvement in high vibration environments over the previous generation of drives.
IntelliSeek™ - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise, and vibration.
Multi-axis shock sensor - Automatically detects the subtlest shock events and compensates to protect the data.
RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER) - Prevents drive fallout caused by the extended hard drive error-recovery processes common to desktop drives.
Third generation dynamic fly height - Each read-write head’s fly height is adjusted in real time for optimum reliability.
Thermal extended burn-in test - Each drive is put through extended burn-in testing with thermal cycling to ensure reliable operation.
NoTouch™ ramp load technology - The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) - WD RE3 drives utilize PMR technology to achieve even greater areal density, reliability, and design margin.
Ideal for servers, storage arrays, video surveillance, and other demanding write-intensive applications.
This drive is compatible with any of our 3.5" SATA drive trays and any computer / server that uses SATA drives.
|Formatted Capacity||500 Gbytes|
|Rotational Speed||7,200 rpm|
|Default Buffer (cache) Size||16 Mbytes|
|External (I/O) Transfer Rate (max)||300 MBytes/sec|
|Average Latency||4.2 msec|
|Power 12VDC (Rd/Wr; Idle; Standby; Sleep)||490 mA; 470 mA; 5mA; 5mA|
|Power 5VDC (Rd/Wr; Idle; Standby; Sleep)||500 mA; 420 mA; 160mA; 160mA|
|Max Operating Shock (2-msec)||65 Gs|
|Max Nonoperating Shock (2-msec)||250 Gs|
|Operating Vibration (max)||.75 Gs|
|Nonoperating Vibration (max)||4.0 Gs|
|Operating Temperature (max)||60 deg C|
|Operating Temperature (min)||0 deg C|
|Nonoperating Temperature (max)||70 deg C|
|Nonoperating Temperature (min)||-40 deg C|
|Acoustics, Idle (sound power, typ)||28 dBA|
|MTBF (Hours)||1,200,000 hours|
|Nonrecoverable Read Errors||1 per 10^16 bits read|
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Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech
The product has been built, rebuilt or repaired at the original manufacturer's factory (Note we NEVER sell 3rd party repaired items, as we do not find them to be reliable enough). Often these products are extremely close to new in condition, except that they contain at least one recycled or repaired component. Failure rates are often lower on these devices since they have been far more thoroughly tested than new items. Watch a video about our refurbishing process