WD BLUE PC DESKTOP HARD DRIVE
THE HIGHER STANDARD IN STORAGE
Boost your PC storage with WD Blue drives, the brand designed just for desktop and all-in-one PCs with a variety of storage capacities.
EASY BACKUP AND UPGRADE
Acronis True Image WD Edition software, available as a free download, can clone drives and backup your operating system, applications, settings and all of your data.
TECHNOLOGY TO HELP PROTECT YOUR DATA
NoTouch Ramp Load technology safely positions the recording head off the disk surface to help protect your data.
Will WD Blue hard drives work with my SSD?
Yes, WD Blue hard drives are a perfect combination with an SSD to help boost the system performance and capacity offering of your existing PC. For the best combo, purchase a WD Blue hard drive greater than 2TB to help plan for your future needs.
Which capacity is recommended for gaming?
As game sizes grow, so does the need for capacity. WD Black hard drives deliver the best performance and reliability for gaming as well as a longer 1 year limited warranty to match your other performance PC components.
I save a lot of photos and videos. Which capacity is recommended?
Storage size of 2TB to 4TB is best for users who take lots of photos and videos with their smartphone and want to confidently back up or have a copy of their data. Get reliability and capacity for your current and near-future needs.
I have a NAS at home. Which drives do you recommend?
The WD Red drive is built specifically for NAS devices and is optimized for RAID and always-on 24/7 environments.
|Advanced Format (AF)||Yes|
Interface transfer rate (max)¹
|Buffer to host
Host to/from drive (sustained)
|Performance Class||5400 RPM|
|Non-recoverable read errors per bits read||<1 in 1014|
|Limited warranty (years)||1 Year Warranty|
|Average power requirements (W) 12VDC ±10% (A, peak)||1.73|
|Standby and Sleep||0.4|
Temperature (°C, on the base casting)
|Operating||0 to 60|
|Non-operating||-40 to 70|
|Operating (2 ms, read/write)||30|
|Operating (2 ms, read)||65|
|Non-operating (2 ms)||250|
|Height (in./mm, max)||1.028/26.1|
|Length (in./mm, max)||5.787/147|
|Width (in./mm, ± .01 in.)||4/101.6|
|Weight (lb/kg, ± 10%)||1.32/0.60|
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