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Western Digital Caviar WD800BB 80 GB

Western Digital - the leader for high quality hard drives, introduces the Caviar - a high performance hard disk drive. This series uses Western Digita...

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I knew we needed a new hard disk ages ago, as we were forever deleting things to make room for new things. You just never have enough space these days with the huge amount of MP3 files, photographs, and never ending amount of "useful" program installations. We put it off until the last minute...

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I am currently in the middle of an 'upgrade everything on my PC' phase, and the latest thing to get the treatment was the hard drive. I decided that I would get another hard drive and add it as a companion to the existing one to save messing around with reinstalling windows on the new drive...

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Product Information : Western Digital Caviar WD800BB 80 GB

Manufacturer's product description

Western Digital - the leader for high quality hard drives, introduces the Caviar - a high performance hard disk drive. This series uses Western Digital's proven technology and quality manufacturing to deliver outstanding performance and reliability. Western Digital hard drives are specifically designed and tested for flawless operation in your equipment. Its large capacity and high speed make it the perfect choice for demanding applications. The Caviar offers superior quality and reliability at an affordable price.

Product Details

Product Description: WD Caviar WD800BB - hard drive - 80 GB - ATA-100

Type: Hard drive - internal

Capacity: 80 GB

Form Factor: 3.5" x 1/3H

Interface: ATA-100

Data Transfer Rate: 100 MBps

Buffer Size: 2 MB

Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm

Features: Data Lifeguard, Shock Guard

Dimensions (WxDxH): 10.2 cm x 14.7 cm x 2.6 cm

Weight: 0.6 kg

Manufacturer Warranty: 3 years warranty, 1 year warranty, 5 years warranty

Packaged Quantity: 20 (specifications are for single item)

Localisation: English

General

MPN: WD800BB, WD800BB-20PK, WD800BBRTL, WD800BBRTL2

Device Type: Hard drive - internal

Capacity: 80 GB

Form Factor: 3.5" x 1/3H

Interface: ATA-100

Buffer Size: 2 MB

Bytes per Sector: 512

Features: Data Lifeguard, Shock Guard

Width: 10.2 cm

Depth: 14.7 cm

Height: 2.6 cm

Weight: 0.6 kg

Packaged Quantity: 20 (specifications are for single item)

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate: 100 MBps (external)

Seek Time: 8.9 ms (average) / 21 ms (max)

Track-to-Track Seek Time: 2 ms

Average Latency: 4.2 ms

Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm

Internal Data Rate: 65.6 MBps, 52 MBps, 52.5 MBps

Reliability

Non-Recoverable Errors: 1 per 10^14

Start / Stop Cycles: 50,000

MTBF: 500,000 hours

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces: 1 x ATA-100 - 40 PIN IDC

Connections: 1 x storage - ATA-100 - 40 PIN IDC

Compatible Bays: 1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 3 years warranty, 1 year warranty, 5 years warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 3 years, Limited warranty - 1 year, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 5 years - carry-in

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 5 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 55 °C

Humidity Range Operating: 5 - 85%

Shock Tolerance: 65 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (operating) / 350 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (non-operating)

Vibration Tolerance: 0.25 g @ 5-500 Hz (operating) / 4 g @ 20-500 Hz (non-operating)

Max Altitude Operating: 3 km

Sound Emission: 35 dBA, 38 dBA

Software & System Requirements

Software Included: Drivers & Utilities

Miscellaneous

Package Type: Retail

Localisation: English

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