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Drive Performance Beyond SATA


The WD Blue™ NVMe™ SSD family boosts performance immensely over our high-end SATA SSDs with lightning-fast, ultra-responsive performance. The WD Blue NVMe SSD family allows resellers, system builders and consumers to take advantage of our reliable NVMe storage solution when creating their next PCs. Available in capacities up to 1TB in an M.2 2280 form factor, the WD Blue NVMe SSD family will give your system the boost you need.1

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Step Up to NVMe Performance

Fast

Get breakneck sequential read speeds up to 2,400 MB/s2 to improve your productivity no matter what you’re doing or creating

Low Power

Enables a low power draw while maintaining significantly higher performance over our SATA SSD

Reliable

Our in-house controller and 3D NAND supports the PCIe® NVMe™ interface and DRAM-less configurations

Highlights

  • Over 4x faster than our SATA SSDs with read speeds up to 2,400 MB/s for ultra-responsive PC performance
  • Boost your system’s performance with next-gen NVMe™ SSDs
  • Slimline M.2 2280 form factor
  • Western Digital designed controller and firmware for optimized performance
  • Western Digital SSD Dashboard constantly monitors the health of your SSD
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Applications and Workload

  • High performance SSD for PCs
  • Creative Professionals
  • PC Gaming
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WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD

WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD

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The right storage for your next PC

NVMe™ goes mainstream with a powerful, cost-effective storage solution that adds to the reliability of an SSD and utilizing PCIe NVMe Gen3 x4 interface.

Boost your performance

Get breakneck sequential read speeds up to 2,400 MB/s to improve your productivity no matter what you’re doing or creating.

Do more with less

Scalable NVMe™ hardware and accelerated architecture enable both high performance and low power consumption that maxes out at only 3.5W.

Specifications

250GB

500GB

1TB

Interface4

PCIe Gen3 8Gb/s, up to 4 Lanes

Formatted Capacity1

250GB

Performance5

Sequential Read MB/s up to (Q=32, T=1)

2,400

Sequential Write MB/s up to (Q=32, T=1)

950

Random Read 4KB IOPS up to (Q=32, T=8)

170K

Random Write 4KB IOPS up to (Q=32, T=8)

135K

Endurance (TBW)7

150TBW

Power

Average Active Power (mW)9

75mW

Low Power (PS3) (mW)

20

Maximum Operating Power

3.5W

Sleep (PS4) (low power)

5mW

Reliability

MTTF10

1.7M hours

Environmental

Operating Temperature11

32ºF to 158ºF (0ºC to 70ºC)

Non-operating Temperature

-67ºF to 185ºF (-55ºC to 85ºC)

Non-Operating Vibration12

4.9 gRMS, 7-800 Hz, 3 axes

Operating Vibration

5 gRMS, 10-2000 Hz, 3 axes

Maximum Operating Power

3.5W

Shock

1,500G @0.5 ms half sine

Certifications

UL, TUV, FCC, BSMI, CE, KCC, RCM, Morocco, VCCI and CAN ICES-3(B)/NMB-3(B)

Physical Dimensions M.2 2280

Form Factor

M.2 2280

Length

80 ± 0.15mm

Width

22 ± 0.15mm

Height

2.38mm

Weight

6.5g + 1g

Ordering Information3

250GB

WDS250G2B0C

500GB

WDS500G2B0C

1TB

WDS100T2B0C

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