Western Digital WD5000BUCT 500GB (5400rpm) SATA 16MB Cache 2.5 inch Hard Drive

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Western Digital WD5000BUCT 500GB (5400rpm) SATA 16MB Cache 2.5 inch Hard Drive.


WD AV-25 2.5-inch SATA hard drives are specially engineered to offer cool quiet operation while providing maximum reliability in 24x7 always-on environments. With support for up to five simultaneous HD video streams, these drives are perfect for DVRs, digital video surveillance and other demanding multimedia applications.


3 years Limited



Hard Disk

Drive Interface

SATA 3Gb/s

Disk Size

2.5 Inches

Disk Capacity


Disk Speed


Data Buffer/RAM



Data Transfer Rates


Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)

1,000,000 Hours


Acoustics (Seek Mode)


Acoustics (Idle Mode)


Operating Temperature

0 to 60?C

Non Operating Temperature

-40 to 65?C

Shock (Operating)

350Gs for 2ms

Shock (Non Operating)

1000Gs for 2ms


Enclosure type



6.98cm (W) x 10.02cm (D) x 0.95cm (H) - Weight 0.10kg


  • 24x7 reliability - These drives are designed to last in always-on streaming digital audio/video environments such as DVR/PVR, digital video surveillance and other demanding multimedia applications
  • Advanced Format Technology - Leading edge technology delivers improved video quality and AV performance through enhanced error correction capability
  • SilkStream technology - Optimized for smooth, continuous digital video playback of up to five simultaneous HD streams. SilkStream is compatible with the ATA streaming command set so AV customers can use standard streaming management and error recovery options
  • Ultra-cool operation - A cool drives is a more reliable drive. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating
  • Quiet - Noise levels have been minimized to less than one sone -- virtually below the threshold of human hearing
  • Low power consumption - The drive draws less than 2 Watts while operating and a mere 4.75 Watts during spin up
  • 1 million hours MTTF (MTBF) - Best-in-class reliability for small-form factor AV storage
  • Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL) - The drive arm frequently sweeps across the disk to reduce uneven wear on the drive surface common to audio video streaming applications

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Catalogue No: EL-04034989