The Western Digital WD2500AVJB 250GB ATA-IDE Hard Drive (HDD) is a high-capacity storage solution designed for backup and archival storage. This HDD utilizes the ATA-IDE interface, which is a standard data transfer technology that is commonly used in desktop and media center computers. The 250GB capacity of the Western Digital WD2500AVJB is suitable for storing large amounts of data, such as video, audio, and image files, and it can be used in a variety of applications, such as personal computer, media center, gaming console and other devices that support ATA-IDE interface.
This hard drive is designed to provide a large amount of storage space, which makes it perfect for backup and archival storage. The 250GB capacity of the Western Digital WD2500AVJB is enough to store a large number of files, such as photos, music, videos, and documents, which means that you can keep all your important files safe and secure in one place. Additionally, this HDD is also great for storing large media files, such as high-definition video, which can take up a lot of space on a smaller drive.
Reliable and Fast Storage
The Western Digital WD2500AVJB 250GB ATA-IDE Hard Drive (HDD) is designed to be a reliable and fast storage solution for backup and archival storage. The ATA-IDE interface provides a fast data transfer rate, which helps to ensure that data is transferred quickly and accurately between the HDD and the host system.
The hard drive features with advanced technology such as IntelliSeek which calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise, and vibration. Additionally, the drive also has a high rotational speed of 7200 RPM, which allows for faster data access and improved performance compared to slower RPM drives. This makes it well-suited for applications that require high I/O (input/output) operations per second, such as data warehousing, business intelligence, and online transaction processing.
Furthermore, this hard drive has Error Correction Code (ECC) which helps to detect and correct any errors that may occur during data transfer. The ECC memory also helps to improve the overall reliability of the drive by ensuring that data is accurately read from and written to the disk.
The Western Digital WD2500AVJB 250GB ATA-IDE Hard Drive is also built with high-endurance and reliability in mind, which is important for backup and archival storage systems that need to be up and running at all times. This hard drive is specifically designed for backup and archival storage, which means it is built to handle heavy workloads and demanding operations, such as data backup and restoration.
The Perfect Solution for Backup and Archival Storage
The Western Digital WD2500AVJB 250GB ATA-IDE Hard Drive (HDD) is considered as a perfect solution for backup and archival storage. The ATA-IDE interface provides a fast data transfer rate, which helps to ensure that data is transferred quickly and accurately between the HDD and the host system. Additionally, the 250GB capacity of the Western Digital WD2500AVJB is suitable for storing large amounts of data, such as video, audio, and image files, and it can be used in a variety of applications, such as personal computer, media center, gaming console and other devices that support ATA-IDE interface.
One of the key features that makes this HDD perfect for backup and archival storage is its large storage capacity. The 250GB capacity of the Western Digital WD2500AVJB is enough to store a large number of files, such as photos, music, videos, and documents, which means that you can keep all your important files safe and secure in one place. Additionally, this HDD is also great for storing large media files, such as high-definition video, which can take up a lot of space on a smaller drive.
Additionally, this hard drive is designed to be reliable and durable, which is crucial for backup and archival storage. The drive features advanced technology such as IntelliSeek which calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise, and vibration. Additionally, the hard drive also has a high rotational speed of 7200 RPM, which allows for faster data access and improved performance compared to slower RPM drives.
Manufacturer : Western Digital Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number : WD2500AVJB
Type : Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Sub-Type : ATA-IDE
Drive Type : Hard Drive - Internal
Width : 4 in
Depth : 5.8 in
Height : 1 in
Form Factor : 3.5" x 1/3H
Capacity : 250 GB
Interface Type : ATA-100
Buffer Size : 8 MB
Drive Transfer Rate : 100 MBps (external)
Seek Time : 15 ms (average)
Track-to-Track Seek Time : 2 ms
Average Latency : 4.2 ms
Spindle Speed : 7200 rpm
About Refurbished Products
ATA-IDE was the standard interface for computers back in the 1980s and was designed to ensure compatibility with hard drives, CD or DVD drives. ATA-IDE is commonly referred to using other terms such as IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics), ATA, or PATA (Parallel ATA).
IDE is markedly different from ESDI (Enhanced Small Disk Interface) and SCSI since the controllers are found on each drive. Therefore, the ATA-IDE hard drive will connect directly to a controller or motherboard. For the ATA/IDE, data transfer will range between 5MB/s and 133MB/s speeds.
We have integrated drive electronics, IDE, hard drives, IDE connectors, and IDE cables that will help you in upgrading your systems and replacement of components. Depending on your needs, you can get hard drives across different storage capacities and read/write speeds including 160GB-7.2K RPM or 160GB-5.4K RPM, 250GB-7.2K RPM or 250GB-5.4K RPM, 300GB-5.4K RPM or 300GB-7.2K RPM, 320GB-5.4K RPM or 320GB-7.2K RPM, and all the way to 750GB capacity.
Each IDE channel is able to support two drives since the IDE ribbon cable has three connections – one to the motherboard and the other two connections for two drives.
How will your computer tell which drive is which after installation of a new ATA/IDE HDD seeing that you can connect up to 2 drives? The ATA-IDE uses a straight-through cable but can be configured with jumper blocks on the rear of the drive to denote it as primary (master) or secondary (slave). The jumpers are used across the board for optical drives and removable media drives as well. All ATA/IDE disk drives can have three basic configurations that are selected using jumper blocks including master (MA), slave (SL), and cable select (CS, CSEL).
We recommend the following settings at the time of installing a new hard disk or other ATA/IDE device to ensure fast and efficient performance on your computer/system.
- Master/slave – You need to jumper a drive as master so that it becomes the primary drive on the cable. Where you have both the hard disk drive and optical drive on the same cable, the hard drive must always be jumpered as master. Secondly, the cable should be connected to the ATA/IDE connector number one on the computer motherboard.
- Slave – You need to jumper a drive as a slave so that it becomes the secondary drive on the cable. In the scenarios where you have both the hard disk and optical drive on the same cable, the rule of thumb is to jumper the optical drive as the slave.
- Cable select – Finally, the position of the hard disk drive on the cable will determine which drive the system takes to be the master or the slave. The majority of the time, cable select will call for the use of an 80-wire IDE ribbon cable. The 80-wire cables also support Master and Slave settings for the support of two drives. However, we also have the specially designed 40-wire cables that are used by some computer vendors to support cable selection.
There are different types of IDE hard drive disks depending on the system and storage capacity. Hard drives require a cable/connection for both data and power. Unlike SATA, parallel ATA will have cable lengths of up to 18 inches. The ATA-IDE has both a 40-pin connector and an 80-pin connector that are attached to a ribbon cable. The connector in a 40-pin is distinctive in black color, while the 80-pin connector has three colors – black for the master drive, blue for the controller, and gray for the slave drive. For every cable, there are two or three connectors where one connector is attached to the interface that connects to the motherboard while the others are connected to drives.
The 2.5-inch form factor ATA-IDE HDD is commonly used in notebooks or laptop computers makes use of a single 44-pin connection for both data and power. The ATA-IDE hard disks used in desktops make use of a 40-pin connection plus a 4-pin power connector. If you are experiencing challenges installing a new ATA-IDE HDD, it could be that you are having problems with the power and data cables and connectors. We can help you with the right cables to ensure that your computer rig is up and running once again.We also have integrated motherboards that will support the use of both ATA/IDE and SATA so that you can build systems that meet your needs/specifications. Keep in mind that only one of the two can be used at a given time since both cannot be used simultaneously. Alternatively, we have adapters that will allow the use of an ATA/IDE hard drive with a SATA motherboard and a SATA drive with an IDE motherboard.
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