WD Blue SN500
Step Up to NVMe Performance
500GB SN500 NVME PCIE GEN3
- Capacity: 500 GB
- Interface: PCIe Gen3 8 Gb/s, up to 2 lanes
- Form Factor: M.2 2280
Drive Performance Beyond SATA
The WD Blue™ SN500 NVMe™ SSD steps up performance three times over our high-end SATA SSDs with a superior NVMe solution for high-performance and mainstream PCs. The WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD allows resellers, system builders and consumers to take advantage of a reliable NVMe storage solution when creating their next PCs. Available in 250GB and 500GB capacities in an M.2 2280 form factor, the WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD will give your system the boost you need.
Read Speeds Up to 1700MB/s
The WD Blue PC SN500 NVMe SSD is designed to deliver high performance with sequential read speeds up to 1700MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 1450MB/s (500GB model) with efficient power consumption as high as 2.7W.
Low Power Draw
Based on proven technology descended from our WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD, the WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD enables a low power draw while maintaining significantly higher performance over our SATA SSD.
In-house Controller and 3D NAND
Fueled by the Western Digital in-house controller and 3D NAND supporting the PCIe NVMe interface and DRAM-less configurations.
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- Enables very low power draw while maintaining high performance
- Fueled by the Western Digital® in-house controller and 3D NAND
- Sequential read speeds up to 1,700MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 1,450MB/s (500GB model)
- Downloadable SSD dashboard to help monitor drive health
- Features a 5-year limited warranty
Applications and Workload
- PC Gaming
- Creative Professionals
- High-Performance PCs and Laptops
|Interface||PCIe Gen3 8Gb/s, up to 2 lanes||PCIe Gen3 8Gb/s, up to 2 lanes|
|Sequential Read MB/s up to (Q=32, T=1)||1,700||1,700|
|Sequential Write MB/s up to (Q=32, T=1)||1,300||1,450|
|Random Read IOPS up to (Q=32, T=8)||210K||275K|
|Random Write IOPS up to (Q=32, T=8)||170K||170K|
|Average Active Power||75mW||75mW|
|Peak Power (10us)||1.8A||1.8A|
|Low Power (PS3)||25mW||25mW|
|MTTF||1.75M hours (Telcordia SR-332, GB, 25oC|
|Operating Temperatures||32oF to 158oF (0oC to 70oC)|
|Non-operating Temperatures||-67oF to 185oF (-55oC to 85oC)|
|Certifications||FCC, UL, TUV, KCC, BSMI, VCCI, C-Tick|
|Limited Warranty||5 Years|
|Form Factor||M.2 2280|
|Length||80 +- 0.15mm|
|Width||22 +- 0.15mm|
|Weight||6.5g +- 1g|
Download the WD Blue SN500 Datasheet (PDF).