Western Digital Blue WD5000AZLX 500 GB Desktop Hard Disk Drive – 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 32MB Cache 3.5 Inch – WD5000AZLX

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Western Digital WD500AZLX

Capacity 500GB
Cache Size 32 MB
Rotational Speed 7200 RPM
Hard Disk Form Factor 3.5″
Compatibility Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, macOS High Sierra™, macOS Sierra El Capitan
Dimension 5.79″ x 4″ x 1.03″
Product Weight 0.99lbs
Interface SATA
Transfer Rate up to 150MB/s


Two-Year Limited ManufacturerWarranty

As an industry-leading hard drive manufacturer, Western Digital stands behind their PC storage solutions with a 2-year limited warranty included with every WD Blue hard drive.

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Western Digital WD500AZLX HDD 500 GB



Get Storage Capacity Up to 6 TB Boost your PC storage with WD Blue drives, the brand designed just for desktop and all-in-one PCs.
The WD Blue family now delivers data storage capacities up to 6 TB: Entry Level: Up to 1 TB Mainstream: 2 TB to 4 TB Best Upgrade: 5 TB+ Improve PC Performance Pair a larger capacity drive with an SSD to give your desktop a performance and storage boost.
The SSD maximizes the speed of data access, while the WD Blue drive stores up to 6 TB of movies, games, files, applications, and more. Upgrade and Backup with Ease WD hard drives come with free access to WD Acronis True Image. Our downloadable software quickly copies all your existing data to your new drive – without reinstalling your operating system. Backup and restore functions make saving and retrieving your personal data easy.
Future-Proof Your Storage With better technology comes larger storage needs.
Cameras that record ultra-high definition video at 4K resolution and 30 frames per second require a ton of storage. Handling all that media is a snap with our 6 TB drive, capable of storing up to 281.25 hours of 4K video.
Trust in WD If you know WD, you know our reliability is legendary. Every WD Blue drive is designed, tested, and built to last, and ships with a 2-year limited warranty. Recommended use – WD Blue storage is tested and recommended for use in desktop and All-in-One PCs, industrial applications, notebooks, and external enclosures.

Western Digital WD Blue

3.5-inch HDD

Western Digital WD BlueTM 3.5-inch PC hard drives deliver solid reliability for office and web applications, and they are perfect for extra storage for desktop PC computing.

Tested For Compatibility

We perform tests on hundreds of systems and a multitude of platforms in our F.I.T. Lab to give our customers confidence that our drives will work in their systems.

Low Power Consumption

State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features help ensure low power consumption.

NoTouchTM Ramp Load Technology

Safely positions the recording head off the disk surface to protect your data.

Upgrading Your Drive is Easy

Seamlessly migrate your current system to your new Western Digital drive using Acro- nis® True ImageTM WD Edition cloning software, available as a free download on the WD Support site. This software enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don’t have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive.

Weight 0.99 lbs
Dimensions 5.79 × 4 × 1.03 in
Product Type

Customer Type

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Western Digital



Hard Disk Form Factor


Hard Disk Interface

Serial ATA-600

Storage Capacity

500 GB

Rotational Speed

7200 RPM Class

Connectivity Technology



NoTouch ramp load technology, S.M.A.R.T.



Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, macOS High Sierra™, macOS Sierra El Capitan



Advanced Format (AF)


RoHS compliant


Interface transfer rate (max)1 Buffer to host Host to/from drive (sustained)

6 Gb/s

Cache (MB)1


Non-recoverable read errors per bits read

<1 in 1014

Load/unload cycles4




Is Discontinued By Manufacturer


Date First Available

August 20, 2014

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support limited warranty of 2 years


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