WD Blue HDD 500 GB SATA-600 Upgrade for the Apple MacBook Pro 2.3GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 Laptop/Notebook

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device type: notebook

Your MacBook Pro 2.3GHz Intel Core i7 (15-inch DDR3) Mid-2012 System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR3 PC3-12800

Memory Type: DDR3 PC3-12800, DDR3 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 16GB
Slots: 2

Memory or DRAM is the "working" memory of the computer. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis.

video - installing memory

Storage:

SATA

Storage Drives -- hard drives and solid state drives -- are the permanent memory for the programs and documents on your computer.

Data Transfer Rate is the rate at which data can be sent or received. This is determined by your motherboard. A drive with a higher transfer rate will only run at the rate of the motherboard's transfer rate.

Cache is a type of working memory that allows the drive to perform faster.

RPM is the rotations per minute of a hard drive which effects the speed of data transfer.

Solid State Drives are non-moving memory, so access speed is instant.

WD Blue HDD 500 GB SATA-600

WD Blue HDD 500 GB SATA-600
Part Number: WD5000LPVX
  • Low power consumption
  • NoTouch ramp load technology
  • Manufacturer warranty — 2 years
 $58.99
Qty:

WD Blue hard drives deliver solid performance and reliability while providing you with all the space you need to hold an enormous amount of photos, videos and files. This drive is designed for use as primary drives in notebooks and external enclosures.

Product Features

  • Low power consumption
    State-of-the-art seeking algorithms and advanced power management features ensure low power consumption and long battery life.
  • 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.
  • The original
    WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD's original award-winning hard drives.
  • Compatible
    The 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.
  • 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.

Type: Hard drive - internal
Capacity: 500 GB
Form Factor: 2.5"
Interface: Serial ATA-600
Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBps
Buffer Size: 8 MB
Spindle Speed: 5400 rpm
Features: NoTouch ramp load technology , S.M.A.R.T.
Dimensions (WxDxH): 2.7 in x 3.9 in x 0.3 in
Weight: 3.2 oz

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5.0

I wou'd but this product again

By Thunder

from Gastonia, NC

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • "good Hdd For The Money"

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Great storage capacity

    I installed this HDD in a Toshiba lap top and
    worked fine. Has faster data transfer rate than the old HDD and hold a lot of files.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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