WD Scorpio Blue 500GB Hard Drive


What does the 25% ReviewGist Score mean?

WesternDigital Scorpio is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 25%. This is because even though the WesternDigital Scorpio has garnered excellent reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Excellent ratings from over 11 review sources with an average rating of 4.0 stars. Top review sources include TigerDirect.com, XbitLabs.com, Silentpcreview.com and PCAdvisor.co.uk(4.0 stars).
  • Released 6 years 4 months ago (Sep 2008) which makes it one of the very old hard drives in the market.


Key Features
Capacity 500.0 GB
Designation Laptop Computer
Enclosure Internal
HDD Form Factor 2.5" x 1/8H
Interface SATA II (3.0 Gbps)
Spindle Speed 5400.0 RPM
Technical Features
Average Latency 5.56 ms
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
External Data Transfer Rate 300.0 MBps
Interface (Detailed) Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Seek Time 12.0 ms
Special Features S.M.A.R.T Technology
Sound Emission 26.0 dB
Other Features
Package Qty 1.0
Depth 3.94 in.
Height 0.374 in.
Weight 0.26 lb.
Width 2.75 in.
Product ID 87761706
UPC 4016138551778
Warranty 3.0 Year
ReviewGist ID 43401,87761706, 97134806
-94740572, 717241861

Manufacturer Description

500 GB, Internal Enclosure, Laptop, Serial ATA Interface, 5400 RPM, Buffer: 8 MB, MPN: WD5000BEVT50PK
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