Details about Western Digital 500Gb SATA II Hard DriveSee original listing
25 Dec, 2011 07:49:41 GMT
Fishbourne, West Sussex, United Kingdom
|Hard Drive Capacity:||500-999 GB||Internal/External:||Internal|
|Form Factor:||3.5'' -Desktop||Interface:||Serial ATA|
CE Hard Drive
500 GB, Up to 60 Hours HD Video
Power-conserving WD AV-GP drives offer significant power savings and thermally optimized operation resulting in lower cost of ownership and unsurpassed reliability for PVR/DVR, IPTV boxes and media Server manufacturers.
Power-conserving WD AV-GP SATA hard drives take advantage of WD’s GreenPower™ technology to meet the extreme requirements of demanding audio and video environments. With power reduction of up to 40%, they deliver cool and quiet operation and reliability perfect for audio video applications such as PVRs, DVRs, set-top boxes (STBs) as well as surveillance video recording.
Product FeaturesLong-Term Reliability - These drives are designed to last in high temperature always-on Streaming digital audio/video environments such as PVR/DVR, DVR recorders and surveillance video recorders.
Quiet - Noise levels have been minimized to less than one sone* - virtually below the threshold of human hearing.
Reduced Power Consumption - WD has reduced power consumption by up to 40 percent compared to competitors’ drives with the combination of WD's IntelliSeek, IntelliPark, and IntelliPower technologies.
Compatible - Tested for compatibility in a broad range of AV products including set top boxes DVD recorders, and mainstream surveillance systems.
IntelliSeek™ - Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration. View demo >
IntelliPark™ - Delivers lower power consumption by automatically unloading the heads during idle to reduce aerodynamic drag.
Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL) - The drive arm frequently sweeps across the disk to reduce uneven wear on the drive surface common to audio video Streamingapplications.