Western Digital Scorpio 80GB 5400rpm EIDE 8MB 2.5 inch Hard Drive

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WD Scorpio delivers best-in-class performance with low power requirements comparable to much slower notebook drives. In addition, you'll get the quietest 2.5-inch drive on the market with real-time data protection technology to help keep your data safe.

Hard Disk

Disk Size

2.5 Inches

Disk Capacity


Disk Speed


Data Buffer/RAM



Average Seek Time


Seek Time (Track to Track)


Average Latency




Interface Type(s) EIDE


Power Requirement Idle (Ready)



Operating Temperature

5 to 60°C

Non Operating Temperature

-40 to 65°C

Relative Humidity

8 to 90%

Vibration (Operating)

Linear 5-300 Hz, 1.0G (0 to peak) • Random 5-300 Hz, 0.008 g2 / Hz

Altitude (Operating)

-305 to 3,050m

Altitude (Non-Operating)

-305 to 12,200m


Enclosure type



6.98cm (W) x 10.02cm (D) x 0.95cm (H) - Weight 0.112kg


  • Up to 22,000 digital photos
  • Up to 20,000 songs (MP3)
  • Up to 2,000 songs (uncompressed CD quality)
  • Up to 6 hours of Digital Video (DV)
  • Up to 35 hours of DVD quality video
  • Up to 9 hours of HD video
  • Fast and efficient - Spins at 5400 RPM for fast performance but has power specs similar to slower 4200 RPM drives. Low power consumption yields increased reliability
  • Quiet - WD's exclusive WhisperDrive technology with SoftSeek algorithms make this the quietest 2.5-inch hard drive, regardless of spin speed
  • Reliable - WD's ShockGuard technology protects the drive mechanics and platter surfaces from shocks. WD's DuraStep Ramp locks the heads in a secure position away from the disk to provide another layer of protection when the drive is not in use. Utilizing the most technologically advanced material available, the drive can perform a minimum of 600,000 load/unload cycles without contamination - up to twice the performance of its competitors
  • Rugged - WD Scorpio's rigid stainless steel top cover withstands more than 5 pounds of pressure - nearly 1.5 times the industry average - without pinching vital internal components
  • Portable digital devices of all kinds, including notebook computers, portable external storage, digital audio, GPS systems, and tablet PCs.

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Catalogue No: EL-00010811