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Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BEVT

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WD Scorpio Blue 640GB

The Western Digital Scorpio Blue is a 333 GB-per-platter technology 2.5 inch SATA hard drive that supports mobile storage devices and notebooks with up to 640GB of space. The WD Scorpio Blue 640GB features a 10.0 mm form factor and is suited for use in portable storage solutions. Other applications include select notebooks and small form factor desktop PCs, where quiet and cool operation are important. The WD Scorpio Blue drives supports 3 gigabits per second (Gb/s) transfer r…

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WD Scorpio Blue 640GB

The Western Digital Scorpio Blue is a 333 GB-per-platter technology 2.5 inch SATA hard drive that supports mobile storage devices and notebooks with up to 640GB of space. The WD Scorpio Blue 640GB features a 10.0 mm form factor and is suited for use in portable storage solutions. Other applications include select notebooks and small form factor desktop PCs, where quiet and cool operation are important. The WD Scorpio Blue drives supports 3 gigabits per second (Gb/s) transfer rate and is designed with shock resistance feature, WhisperDrive™ technology which combines seeking algorithms to produce quiet operational; ShockGuard™ technology which combines firmware and hardware advancements to meet the combined shock tolerance specifications required for mobile and notebook applications and SecurePark™ which parks the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down and when the drive is off. This ensures the recording head never touches the disk surface, providing users with a HDD with longer life and less head wear. The WD Scorpio Blue 640GB is covered by a three-year limited warranty.

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The WD Scorpio Blue provide users with 640GB capacity storage space with 5400 rpm rotational speed, whether in an external drive or a notebook computer, to store photos, music, and video. The hard drive features WD’s WhisperDrive™ which combines state-of-the-art seeking algorithms which is said to yield one of the quietest 2.5-inch hard drives on the market. These algorithms also optimize the way a drive seeks for data, improving power consumption and longer battery life. The HDD also features WD's ShockGuard technology which protects the drive mechanics and platter surfaces from shocks. WD's SecurePark™ parks the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down, and when the drive is off, making sure that the recording head never touches the disk surface resulting in improved long term reliability due to less head wear, and improved non-operational shock tolerance. With 3 Gb/s SATA interface speed that hard drives yield performance that supports demanding mobile applications.

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