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WD 500GB Portable SATA Hard Drive - OEM - Blue

by Western Digital
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)
Price: 34.99
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Product Information

Technical Details
BrandWestern Digital
Item Weight118 g
Product Dimensions10 x 7 x 0.9 cm
Item model numberWD5000BPVT
SeriesWD5000BPVT Scorpio BLUE
Screen Size2.5 inches
Computer Memory TypeDRAM
Hard Drive Size500 GB
Wattage1 watts
  
Additional Information
ASINB0037NYQ6Q
Best Sellers Rank 18,930 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight240 g
Date First Available7 April 2010
  
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Product Description

With available SATA or EIDE interfaces, WD Scorpio Blue drives offer high-performance, low power consumption, and cool operation, perfect for notebooks and other portable devices. Pick the drive that suits your needs with the confidence in knowing that all WD Scorpio Blue drives are built to the highest standards of quality and reliability.


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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works perfectly in my mid-2009 Macbook Pro 13" 19 Jan 2012
I've been upgrading my MacBook Pro recently as it's getting on a bit (bought in Nov 2009). Had been a bit nervous about fiddling around with the hardware in it but upgraded the RAM recently and that was easy, so decided to have a go a the hard drive too. Again, really easy. This hard drive works absolutely perfectly, my MBP was already faster from the RAM upgrade but unexpectedly the hard drive upgrade made it run faster still. Applications like iPhoto now just pop up almost instantly and retrieve photos really quickly.

Now have loads of space and a faster laptop! Seems to slightly drain on the battery more than before as another poster mentioned, but similarly I've found that's true for doing stuff like sorting photos and web browsing but actually watching video seems to be the same if not slower. So a small trade up but totally one worth taking in my opinion.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Neat replacement HDD 19 Aug 2011
I brought this as a replacement HDD for my PS3. Delivery was prompt and it has worked perfectly since installing. I can now install all my GT5 tracks and lots of music and videos. Its brilliant. Doesn't appear noisy (or at least no noiser than the old one) Very happy.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredibly Quiet, Good Performance, Works In PS3 25 Sep 2012
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I bought this hard drive to upgrade my PS3's old upgrade that was 250GB after searching around on quite a few websites I found this and decided to bite the bullet because I know that some PS3's dont seem to get along with some drives from Westerns Digital. I received it in around 3-4 days I cant remember on Super Saver delivery which was good time to be honest only gripe I didnt like was the lousy packaging it came in a sleeve type cardboard box that usually DVD/Games are sent in with no bubble wrap at all.

NOW THE FOLLOWING IS WHAT I HAD TO DO TO GET IT TO FORMAT AND WORK FOR MY SLIMLINE PS3

You'll need a USB data stick/Pen drive with 200mb or more and it to be formatted doesn't matter what file format FAT32 or NTFS once its formatted you need to then go into the drive via your PC/Laptop and create one folder in CAP letters called PS3, then go into that folder and create another folder again in CAPS called UPDATE. You need to search through Google or whatever and find PS3 UPDATE and download the latest firmware from the official UK site. Unfortunately I cannot give you the address as Amazon forbid it so I can only give you what you need to search for when you have found the update site and downloaded the file called PS3UPDAT.PUP copy it to the USB stick inside the folder UPDATE this is in case the PS3 doesn't recognize the hard drive at first and you need to the firmware data to format the drive its a little crazy but its what it asked me to do and how Sony have created the software.

AT THIS POINT MAKE SURE YOU HAVE BACKED UP ALL YOUR GAME SAVES AS THEY ARE ON THE OLD DRIVE YOU CAN COPY MOST IF NOT ALL YOUR GAME SAVES TO A USB STICK YOU CAN EVEN COPY THEM TO THE ONE YOUR USING OR IF YOU HAVE PS+ COPY THEM ALL TO THAT IT EVEN COPIES PROTECTED GAMES SAVES.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As good as it gets! 24 Aug 2012
By Jamie
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Overwhelmingly impressed I couldn't believe at this value my item arrived the following morning.
This item represents excellent value for money, the hard drive has worked faultlessly since installation.
I would have no qualms what so ever recommending the product and especially the company who supplied it.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ps3 HDD 18 Oct 2012
By David H
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works a dream :) best purchase for ps3 that i've made so far (cheap and easy to fit) fast delivery. would recommend this product to anyone :)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 17 Jan 2012
I bought this product as my PS3 had run out of space and I am impressed with it so far.
The hard drive came first thing this morning with no damage to the box or the HDD, the HDD was secured correctly and couldn't move around at all.
With this being my first purchase from Amazon I'm glad I decided to join this service.
Thank you Western Digital & Amazon
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Product 7 Dec 2011
By The Kod
Very Happy with Product and so easy to insert. I now have a 500GB PS3 for a total price of 50 and about 10 minutes of my time. Highly recommended
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Reefer Rating 12 Nov 2013
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very good drive . was a little difficult trying to make it an external on win 8.1 but i got there in the end ..
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
You can rely on WD for good buld
Published 9 days ago by paul cherry
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and reliable HD
Works fine. I always stick to WD HDs which works and reliably, unlike other makes which almost guarantee failure within 2 to 3 years.
Published 28 days ago by K. C. Tong
5.0 out of 5 stars Replacement Hard Drive, Perfect!
Bought this after my laptop's hard drive was broken after a fall.

I received it within 48 hours. It was in a box with plenty of packing peanuts. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Akwatyka
2.0 out of 5 stars NO WD 2 year guarantee
Beware that this is not covered by the normal WD 2 year guarantee as I expected. This disk failed after 18 months and would have been covered if I bought it for slightly more... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Dr. R. Barclay
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect
been using this hard drive for a few months now and i cant fault it, runs fine and makes minimal noise, recommended!
Published 3 months ago by Ryan Ashurst
5.0 out of 5 stars Great item, prompt devivery.
Successfully used this hard disk to fix my son's Acer laptop. Delivery was very quick. Problem sorted, very pleased.
p. s. A month later still running ok.
Published 3 months ago by Mr Ian Hambleton
5.0 out of 5 stars New hard Drive
This arrived on time. It went in the comp without problems, luckily I remembered where my boot up disc where so I managed to set it up ok. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Bleakbasher
4.0 out of 5 stars Great product but poor packaging!!
I ordered this disk and I was horrified when I seen when the postman had just dropped it through the post box as it just came in one of Amazons cardboard packaging for books. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Mac
5.0 out of 5 stars Works like a charm on PS3 superslim
I bought this for my 12GB PS3 superslim and it works great. Simple installation and no evident lags seen so far.
Published 6 months ago by y6gen
5.0 out of 5 stars WD 500GB Portable SATA Hard Drive - OEM - Blue
Perfect upgrade drive came very quick and well packed and well pleased.

Please also bear in mind that if you are doing an upgrade that you may need to update your... Read more
Published 6 months ago by D R Tickner
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