Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB

  • Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB
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Pros:

  • Spin speed

Cons:

  • Filetransfer speeds could have been better

Expert reviews and ratings

By MadShrimps on -

In the performed tests, the Scorpio Black 500GB 2.5'' HDD from Western Digital performed faster than the 320GB version; in most benchmarks it was very close to the Hitachi 7K500-500, but there were also situations when it outperformed it with...

By Tom's Hardware UK on -

Western Digital’s drive has been on the market for a few months, which you can tell, given its maximum transfer rates. This slightly older design cannot keep pace with the Samsung and Seagate drives, although the difference is small enough to not...

By Legit Reviews on -

If you want a traditional 7200RPM Notebook hard drive the WD Scorpio Black 500GB drive offers a large storage space and the performance that users today demand at a great price...

By Tech ARP on -

Technically, the 500 GB Western Digital Scorpio Black is very similar to the 320 GB Western Digital Scorpio Black. Both Scorpio Black drives use two platters spinning at 7,200 RPM and come with a 16 MB SDRAM buffer to speed things up. The only major...

By PCQuest on -

The drive delivers desktop class performance for laptops at a decent price. Shikhar Mohan GuptaPage(s) 1 I am interested in more information about this productI am interested in buying this productPrintCommentEmailDiggDel.icio.usRedditTwitter ...

By StorageReview on -

In reviewing the 500GB Scorpio Black, one question really matters: Is it faster than the 320GB version? The answer depends on what you’re asking the device to do. While the 500GB WD traded punches with its 320GB sibling in most of our tests, our...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The Western Digital Scorpio Black (WD5000BEKT) is a high-performance hard drive for data-hoarders on the go. It strikes a great balance between affordability, capacity and speedy read/write speeds....

By 3dGameMan on -

Video Review: Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB 2.5" Hard Drive is a SATA II 2.5" HDD, but it has some impressive specs. It's 7,200 RPM, 16MB buffer size, very quiet, 500GB and very affordable. Also, when this drive is setup in a RAID 0 arrary...

By PC Advisor on 80

While the Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB laptop drive may not reach the dizzying heights scaled by desktop HDDs, it still is a satisfying product for those who'd like more speed but don't want to buy SSDs which offer low storage capacity...

By PCWorld India on 85

While this laptop drive may not reach the dizzying heights scaled by desktop HDDs, it still is a satisfying product for those who’d like more speed but don’t want to buy SSDs which offer low storage capacity currently. Its performance is...