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Total price $2,228
HDD size
HDD capacity
80 GB
HDD speed
7200 RPM
Serial ATA II
Component for
Storage drive buffer size
8 MB
Read seek time
8.9 ms
Write seek time
10.9 ms
Full stroke seek time
21 ms
Track to track seek time
2 ms
Average latency
4.2 ms
Start/stop cycles
Compatible products
Power consumption (typical)
9.50 W
Power consumption (standby)
1.60 W
Operating voltage
5 / 12 V
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 55 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
-40 - 65 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Operating altitude
-305 - 3050 m
Non-operating altitude
-305 - 12200 m
Operating shock
65 G
Non-operating shock
250 G
Weight & dimensions
101.6 mm
26.1 mm
147 mm
600 g
Other features
HDD transfer rate
748 Mbit/s
Acoustic pressure emissions
33 dB
Dimensions (WxDxH)
101.6 x 147 x 26.1 mm
Mac compatibility
USB powered
Drive device, transfer rate
300 MB/s
External power adapter

WD Caviar® SE16 7200 RPM next-generation SATA hard drives feature up to 500 GB of storage and a 16 MB cache for lightning-fast performance. Yes, these reliable drives are fast, but they still deliver technologically advanced acoustics and cool operation. Designed for high-performance computers, multimedia and gaming systems.

Key Features:

- 16 MB cache - Bigger cache means faster performance. A massive 16 MB cache combined with up to 300 MB/s transfer rate make these ultra-fast drives the perfect solution for the fully loaded PC with a fast processor.

- Cool operating temperature - WD hard drives are designed to have the lowest power consumption of any high-capacity, desktop-class hard drive which lowers the operating temperature for enhanced drive reliability.

- Whisper quiet - These highly reliable drives deliver technologically advanced acoustics. With its WhisperDrive™ and SoftSeek™ technologies, WD has minimized noise to levels virtually imperceptible to the human ear in home and business environments.

Ideal For:

- Designed for use in the fastest PCs on the market, including high-performance business computers, multimedia and gaming systems.

How this WD hard drive protects your data:

- Data Lifeguard™ is an exclusive set of data protection features, including shock protection, an environmental protection system and real-time embedded error detection and repair. WD's Data Lifeguard technology automatically finds, isolates, and repairs problems that may develop over the life of a hard drive.

- Data Lifeguard Tools™ are software utilities designed for WD hard drives that work with the embedded Data Lifeguard features to make hard drive installation,diagnostics and repair both simple and worry-free. (Download Data Lifeguard Tools)

- ShockGuard™ instantaneously protects the hard drive against damage from bumps and vibrations while it is running. This technology enables WD Caviar drives to achieve industry-leading shock specifications.

Western Digital 80GB 3.5" SATA II, 3.5", 80 GB, 7200 RPM

Western Digital 80GB 3.5" SATA II. HDD size: 3.5", HDD capacity: 80 GB, HDD speed: 7200 RPM

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