The original. WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD’s original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives.
WD quality. Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs.
Thin and light. Our latest generation of 7 mm 2.5-inch mobile drives is designed for thin and light mobile applications, and is also compatible with most standard 9.5 mm bays. (LPVX models).
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Available SATA 6 Gb/s interface. The SATA 6 Gb/s interface provides greater flexibility for use with the latest operating systems as well as backwards compatibility to legacy systems with SATA 3 Gb/s requirements. (xPVX models only).
Low power consumption. State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features ensure low power consumption and long battery life.
NoTouch Ramp Load technology. The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
Quiet. In a notebook drive, silence is golden. WD's exclusive noise reducing technologies yield one of the quietest 2.5-inch hard drives on the market.
Upgrading your drive is easy. WD Acronis True Image, available as a free download on the WD Support site, 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.
The WD advantage. WD puts our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures our products consistently meet the highest quality and reliability standards of the WD brand. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles as well as helpful software and utilities. Our customer support lines have longer operational hours to ensure you get the help you need when you need it. Our toll-free customer support lines are here to help or you can access our WD Support site for additional details.
Recommended use: WD Blue hard drives are tested and recommended for use in notebooks, external enclosures and certain industrial applications.