Western Digital WD Blue SN500 NVMe M.2 SSD – WDS250G1B0C and WDS500G1B0C

Western Digital WD Blue SN500 NVMe M.2 SSD – WDS250G1B0C and WDS500G1B0C

Product Highlights

  • Fueled by Western Digital® in-house controller and 3D NAND
  • Read speeds up to 1,700MB/s
  • Lower power draw over our SATA drive

Applications and Workload

  • Creative Professionals
  • PC Gaming
  • High Performance PCs and laptops

 

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.1

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.2

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.

 

Download WD SSD Dashboard

Monitor your drive’s available capacity, operating temperatures, SMART attributes and more with the WD SSD Dashboard.

 

5 Year Limited Warranty

Every WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD comes with a 5-year limited warranty, so you can be confident of your storage when you upgrade or replace any of your drives.

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WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD Product Features and Specifications
Specification
Interface M.2 22801,2,3 PCIe Gen3 8 Gb/s, up to 2 Lanes
Formatted Capacity4 250GB, 500GB
Performance³ 250GB 500GB
Sequential Read up to (MB/s) (Queues=32, Threads=1) 1,700 1,700
Sequential Write up to (MB/s) (Queues=32, Threads=1) 1,300 1,450
Random Read 4KB IOPS up to (Queues=32, Threads=1) 210K 275K
Random Write 4KB IOPS up to (Queues=32, Threads=8) 170K 300K
Endurance5 (TBW) 150 300
Power
Average Active Power6 75mW 75mW
Peak Power (10us) 1.8A 1.8A
Low Power (PS3)⁶ 25mW 25mW
Sleep (PS4) (low power)⁶ 2.5mW 2.5mW
Reliability
MTTF7 1.75M hours (Telcordia SR-332, GB, 25°C) 1.75M hours (Telcordia SR-332, GB, 25°C)
Environmental
Operating Temperatures8 32°F to 158°F (0°C to 70°C) 32°F to 158°F (0°C to 70°C)
Non-operating Temperatures9 -67°F to 185°F (-55°C to 85°C) -67°F to 185°F (-55°C to 85°C)
Certifications FCC, UL, TUV, KCC, BSMI, VCCI, C-Tick FCC, UL, TUV, KCC, BSMI, VCCI, C-Tick
Limited Warranty10 5 years 5 years
Physical Dimensions
Form Factor M.2 2280 M.2 2280
Length 80 ± 0.15mm 80 ± 0.15mm
Width 22 ± 0.15mm 22 ± 0.15mm
Height 2.38mm 2.38mm
Weight 6.5g ± 1g 6.5g ± 1g
Ordering Information⁴
Model Number WDS250G1B0C WDS500G1B0C

 

  • As used for storage capacity, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.
  • As used for transfer speed, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per Performance will vary depending on your hardware and software components and configurations.
  • Backward compatible with PCIe Gen3 x2, PCIe Gen3 x1, PCIe Gen2 x4, PCIe Gen2 x2, and PCIe Gen2
  • Not all products may be available in all regions of the As used for storage capacity, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.
  • TBW (terabytes written) values calculated using JEDEC client workload (JESD219) and vary by product
  • Measured using MobileMark™ 2014 on HP EliteBook X360 1030 G2 with i7-7600U, 8GB Windows 10 Pro 64-bit RS3 using Microsoft StorNVMe driver, Primary drive.
  • MTTF = Mean Time To Failure based on internal testing using Telcordia stress part testing (Telcordia SR-332, GB, 25°C). MTTF is based on a sample population and is estimated by statistical measurements and acceleration algorithms. MTTF does not predict an individual drive’s reliability and does not constitute a
  • Operational temperature as reported by device (composite temperature).
  • Non-operational storage temperature does not guarantee data
  • 5 years or Max Endurance (TBW) limit, whichever occurs See support.wdc.com for regional specific warranty details.

 

The suggested retail price is 67 Euro for 250 GB (model number: WDS250G1B0C) and 97 Euro for 500 GB (model number: WDS500G1B0C)

USA starts at $54.99 for 250GB (model WDS250G1B0C) and $77.99 for  500GB (model WDS500G1B0C).

WD page – https://www.westerndigital.com/products/internal-drives/wd-blue-sn500-nvme-ssd

 

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