Boost your NAS system’s performance and responsiveness with the WD Red SA500 NAS SATA SSD. Since your NAS system is always on, a reliable drive is essential. Unlike standard SSDs, WD Red NAS SATA SSDs are specifically designed and tested for 24/7 usage. This durability together with efficient caching of big files make these drives ideal for OLTP databases, multi-user environments, photo rendering, 4k and 8k video editing and other demanding applications. With 2.5 inch and M.2 form factors and capacities from 500GB up to 4TB (2.5 inch only), the WD Red SA500 NAS SATA SSD lets you optimize your existing or next NAS system for superior performance and endurance.
Access big files fast
WD Red SA500 NAS SATA SSD storage is optimized for caching in NAS systems to rapidly access your most frequently used content.
Give it your tough workloads
WD Red SSD’s superior endurance can handle the heavy read and write loads demanded by NAS, giving you the reliability you need in a 24/7 environment.
Work more efficiently
Purpose-built for NAS with proven Western Digital 3D NAND, the WD Red SSD delivers maximum SATA performance to boost your productivity and effectiveness at home or in the office.
Use it for your demanding applications
The drive reduces latency and improves responsiveness for OLTP databases, multi-user environments, photo rendering, 4K and 8K video editing, and more.
Customize your NAS system
The WD Red SSD comes in 2.5 inch and M.2 form factors so you can upgrade your existing NAS system or design a new one from scratch.
Build with flexibility
Customize your NAS to meet your most demanding storage needs with capacities ranging from 500GB up to 4TB(2.5 inch only).
Interface: M.2 2280 SATA III 6 Gb/s
Formatted capacity: 500GB
RoHS compliant: Yes
Sequential Read up to (MB/s): 560
Sequential Write up to (MB/s): 530
Random Read up to (IOPS): 95k
Random Write up to (IOPS): 85k
Endurance‡ (TBW): 350
Average Active Power (mW): 52
Max Read Operating (mW): 2.050
Max Write Operating (mW): 3350
Slumber (mW): 56
DEVSLP (mW): 5-7
MTTF Up to 2M hours
Operating Temperatures: 0C to 70C
Non-operating Temperatures -55C to 85C
Operating Vibration 5.0 gRMS, 10–2000 Hz
Non-operating Vibration 4.9 gRMS, 7–800 Hz
Shock 1,500 G @ 0.5 msec half sine
Certifications FCC, UL, TUV, KC, BSMI, VCCI, Morocco
Limited warranty (years) 5 years