Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,800 Reviews & Articles | 46,975 News Posts
Make us an awesome TweakTown wallpaper, win a Corsair Hydro H110i GT

Western Digital Scorpio Blue (WD5000LPVT) 500GB HDD Review - Scorpio Blue "WD5000LPVT" 500GB HDD

By: Tyler Bernath | HDDs in Storage | Posted: May 28, 2013 5:10 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Western Digital

Scorpio Blue "WD5000LPVT" 500GB HDD




Our Scorpio Blue was delivered to us in the bare drive form. The new Scorpio Blue shares the same aesthetic design we have come to recognize, the 500GB capacity listed across the top left. In the center of the drive, Western Digital recognizes the Advanced Format offering instructions to align the drive within OS's that do not natively support.




The back of the drive houses a green PCB with the SATA and power connections at the bottom.




The drives power and data connections have been placed in the standard configuration, insuring wide compatibility.




Firing up our calibrated scale, we measured the Scorpio Blues weight at 92.3 grams.




At the drives thickest point we measured it at 6.6mm with our Starrett 799.

    PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.

    We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases