WD 512 GB Solid State Drive – M.2 2280 Internal – PCI Express (PCI Express 3.0 x4) – Read Intensive

MFR# SDAQNTW-512G-2000
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Product Type: Solid State Drive
Brand Name: WD
Form Factor: M.2 2280
Drive Interface: PCI Express
Drive Interface Standard: PCI Express 3.0 x4
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  • Storage Capacity512 GB
  • Maximum Read Transfer Rate3250 MB/s
  • Maximum Write Transfer Rate1400 MB/s
  • Endurance (TBW)400 TB
  • Endurance TypeRead Intensive
  • Wireless LANNo
  • Drive InterfacePCI Express
  • Drive Interface StandardPCI Express 3.0 x4
  • Drive TypeInternal
  • Form FactorM.2 2280
  • Height0.1″
  • Width0.9″
  • Depth3.1″
  • Weight (Approximate)0.26 oz


General Information
Manufacturer: Western Digital Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number: SDAQNTW-512G-2000
Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.wdc.com
Brand Name: WD
Product Name: CL SN720 NVMe SSD for Data Centers
Marketing Information:

Reliable and High Performance for Read-Intensive Workloads

Edge Computing and operating system boot operations require high performance and reliable storage. Edge computing – content delivery (CDNs), online gaming content, IoT, data analytics – is heavy on data reads. Rapid operating systems boot performance is critical for public cloud services to quickly launch computing instances. Large-node compute clusters need rapid boot performance for boot times and rebooting.

Western Digital CL SN720 is a purpose-built NVMe M.2 form factor for the specific requirements of boot and edge workloads. Reliable read performance, power efficiency, data security standards support, and remote management ability are some of the key attributes.

High Performance for Boot and Edge


330,000 random read IOPS 2,700 random write IOPS 3,250 sequential read MiB/s 1,400 sequential write MiB/s

Power Consumption

Avg. Max Read/Write 5.5W


Instant Secure Erase (ISE), TCG Opal 2.01 Self Encrypting Drive (SED)

Product Type: Solid State Drive
Technical Information
Storage Capacity: 512 GB
Drive Performance
Maximum Read Transfer Rate: 3250 MB/s
Maximum Write Transfer Rate: 1400 MB/s
Endurance (TBW): 400 TB
Endurance Type: Read Intensive
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN: No
Drive Interface: PCI Express
Drive Interface Standard: PCI Express 3.0 x4
Physical Characteristics
Drive Type: Internal
Form Factor: M.2 2280
Height: 0.1″
Width: 0.9″
Depth: 3.1″
Weight (Approximate): 0.26 oz

Additional information

  • Weight 0.26 kg
  • Dimensions 0.9 × 0.1 cm
  • Product Type

    Solid State Drive

  • Brand Name


  • Form Factor

    M.2 2280

  • Drive Interface

    PCI Express

  • Drive Interface Standard

    PCI Express 3.0 x4

  • Drive Type


  • Storage Capacity

    512 GB

  • Wireless LAN


  • Endurance Type

    Read Intensive

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