Western Digital Black WDS500G2X0C 500GB PCIe Solid State Drive

Western Digital Part #/MPN: WDS500G2X0C

DiscTech Item #: WDC-WDS500G2X0C-BN-5Y

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Capacity: 500GB

Speed: Solid State Memory

Interface Types: NVMe U.2, PCIe

Form Factor: M.2 x 80mm

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 3400/2500

Electrical Interface: PCIe - v3.0 - 16GBps


SSD Endurance DWPD: Consumer / Value

Western Digital Black WDS500G2X0C 500GB M.2 MLC PCIe Solid State Drive - Brand New

Western Digital Black WDS500G2X0C 500GB M.2 2280 MLC / Multi-Level Cell Consumer / Value Endurance 0.3-DWPD / Drive Writes Per Day PCI Express / PCIe 3.0 NVM Express / NVMe Solid State Disk Drive / SSD - Brand New

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This drive is Backward compatible with PCIe Gen3 x2, PCIe Gen3 x1, PCIe Gen2 x2 ande PCIe Gen2 x1

Model NumberWDS500G2X0C
Main Specification
InterfacePCIe Gen3 8 Gb/s, up to 4 lanes
Formatted Capacity500GB
Sequential Read MB/s up to (Q=32, T=1)3,400
Sequential Write MB/s up to (Q=32, T=1)2,500
Random Read 4KB IOPS up to (Q=32, T=8)410,000
Random Write 4KB IOPS up to (Q=32, T=8)330,000
Endurance (TBW)300
Average Active Power (mW)110
Low Power (PS3)70mW
Peak Power (10us)2.8A
Slumber (PS4) Low Power2.5mW
MTTF1.75M hours
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature32°F to 158°F
0°C to 70°C
Non-Operating Temperature- 67°F to 185°F
-55°C to 85°C
Operting Vibration
  • 5.0 gRMS
  • 10-2000 Hz
  • 3 axes
  • Non-Operating Vibration
  • 4.9 gRMS
  • 7-800 Hz
  • 3 axes
  • Shock1,500 G @ 0.5 ms half sine
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  • Physical Dimensions
    Length80 +/- 0.15mm
    Width22 +/- 0.15mm
    Weight7.5 +/- 1g
    Operting Vibration9.8 m/s2
    { 1.0 G }
    ( 20 to 300 Hz )
    Non-Operating Vibration49 m/s2
    { 5.0 G }
    ( 20 to 300 Hz )
    Operating Altitude-305 m to +3,048 m
    { -1,000 to +10,000 feet }
    Non-Operating Altitude-305 m to +12,192 m
    { -1,000 to +40,000 feet }
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    ROHS Compliant

    Weight: 1 lb

    Warranty: 5 Year Manufacturer

    Brand New

    Condition Levels Explained

    The product is brand new.

    5 Year Manufacturer Warranty

    Product Warranties Explained

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