WD Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS - hard drive - 500 GB - SATA-300 comparison

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Price $45 to $88 at 4 stores $49 to $107 at 7 stores $28 at 1 store $68 at 1 store
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Release date January 31, 2007 November 05, 2010 October 12, 2009 October 16, 2009 April 14, 2009
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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Buffer Size 16 MB
16 MB
16 MB
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Spindle Speed 7200 rpm
7200 rpm
7200 rpm
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 4 in x 5.8 in x 1 in
4 in x 5.8 in x 1 in
4.5 in x 7.8 in x 1.3 in
5 in x 8.5 in x 1.3 in
7.1 in x 5.4 in x 1.8 in
Capacity 500 GB
500 GB
1 TB
1.5 TB
1 TB
Power Source Info unavailable Info unavailable Included AC adapter
Included AC adapter
Included AC adapter
Microsoft Certification Works with Windows Vista
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Features Shock Guard , S.M.A.R.T.
IntelliSeek
Data Lifeguard
Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL)
Shock Guard , S.M.A.R.T.
IntelliSeek
NoTouch ramp load technology
Info unavailable One-Click backup button
Info unavailable
Interface Info unavailable Info unavailable USB 2.0 / eSATA-300
USB 2.0
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Weight 1.4 lbs
15.9 oz
3.5 lbs
3 lbs
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Manufacturer Warranty 2 years warranty
2 years warranty
Info unavailable 3 years warranty
Info unavailable
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
3.5" x 1/3H
3.5"
3.5"
3.5"
Data Transfer Rate 300 MBps
600 MBps
3.0 Gbps (eSATA) / 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
480 Mbps
480 Mbps
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