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Western Digital Blue 250GB M.2-2280 SATA III SSD

CCL Code: SSD0656
Manufacturer Code: WDS250G2B0B
| Manufacturer: Western Digital

A new dimension of storage

Key Features:

  • M.2 2280 Form Factor
  • Up to 550MB/s Read, 525MB/s Write
  • 4K IOPS Read: 95000
  • 4K IOPS Write: 81000
  • 3 Year Warranty


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Ready for your high performance computing needs, a WD Blue™ SATA SSD offers high capacity, enhanced reliability, and blazing speed.Ready for your high performance computing needs, a WD Blue™ SATA SSD offers high capacity, enhanced reliability, and blazing speed.

High capacity with enhanced reliability

A WD Blue SATA SSD uses 3D NAND technology not only for higher capacities (up to 4TB1) than the previous generation WD Blue SATA SSDs, but also to help reduce cell-to-cell interference for enhanced reliability. 

Superior performance for high-end computing

For a variety of computing applications like gaming, HD media playback, or creative software, look to WD Blue SATA SSDs. Western Digital™ 3D NAND technology helps enable sequential read speeds up to 560MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 530MB/s for fast system boot-ups, quick application responses, and rapid transfer speeds.2

Leading-edge reliability

An SSD is designed with no moving parts to help protect against data loss if it is accidentally bumped or dropped. And with 1.75M hours MTTF (mean time to failure),3 up to 600 TBW (terabytes written),4 and several error correction technologies, WD Blue SATA SSDs can help guard data for years to come. 

Broad compatibility

With a certification from the WD Functional Integrity Testing Lab (F.I.T. Lab™), every WD Blue SATA SSD is verified for compatibility with a wide range of desktop and laptop computers. Every WD Blue SATA SSD goes through extensive compatibility and reliability testing to ensure it meets the high standards of the WD Brand.

Downloadable WD SSD Dashboard and Acronis software

Monitor your drive’s available capacity, operating temperatures, SMART attributes and more with the WD SSD Dashboard. Acronis® True Image™ WD Edition software, available as a free download, can clone drives and backup your operating system, applications, settings and all of your data.

5-year limited warranty

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

1 As used for storage capacity, one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment.
2 As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second.
3 MTTF = Mean Time To Failure based on internal testing using Telcordia stress part testing.
4 TBW (terabytes written) values calculated using JEDEC client workload (JESD219) and vary by product capacity.
5 See for regional specific warranty details.

Main Features

  • High capacity with enhanced reliability
  • Enhanced power efficiency
  • Superior performance for high-end computing


Solid State Capacity 250 GB
Drive Size M.2-2280
Memory Type SSD
Memory Size 250 GB
Memory Package 3D NAND


Read Speed 550 MB/s
Write Speed 525 MB/s
4K Random Read (AS SSD) 95000 IOPS
4K Random Write (AS SSD) 81000 IOPS
Data Storage Life 100 TBW
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) 1,750,000 hours


Interface Type SATA III


Certifications FCC, UL, TUV, KC, BSMI, VCCI, Morocco


Electrical Power Consumption 2.25 W
Electrical Power Consumption Standby 56 mW


Operating Temperature 0 ~ 70 °C
Storage Temperature -55 ~ +85 °C
Vibration (Operating) 5.0 gRMS, 10-2,000Hz
Vibration (Non-Operating) 4.9 gRMS, 7-800Hz
Shock (Operating) 1,500G @ 0.5ms


Form Factor Solid State Drive
Enclosure type Internal
In The Box 250GB SSD
Width 22 mm
Depth 80 mm
Height 2.38 mm
Weight 7 ±1 g


Warranty 3 Years

Key Features

Disk Capacity 250 GB
Main Colour Black
Storage Capacity 250 GB
Solid State Drive Yes
Disk Form Factor M.2 2280
Read IOPS (4K) 95000
Write IOPS (4K) 81000

Item Details

Manufacturer Western Digital
Manufacturer Code WDS250G2B0B
EAN 0718037856292
UPC 718037856292
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Western Digital
Manufacturer Code WDS250G2B0B
Questions and Answers

Do you have you a question about the WD Blue (250GB) 3D NAND M.2 Solid State Drive (Internal)?

Q: Can I use this SSD to replace the one in my Mac book Air which is Mid 2012 model
Answer by Website User on 4th May 2020
No, your MacBook Air uses a propriety connector and this would not be compatible. -MR
0 customers found this answer helpful.
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4.8 / 5 5 reviews


6 months ago

Received on time no issues


9 months ago

Replaced a faulty Chinese ssd. Fitted and worked perfectly, thanks for your very quick reliable service. Mike


March 2021

really good ssd


February 2021

All good. No problem. Full working order. Thanks.

Terry Andrews

September 2020

I already have a Western Digital Blue 3D NAND M.2-2280 250GB in my computer and it has been running my operating system and programs faultlessly for the past two and a half years. It seems only reasonable to get another as a clone of the first... You just never know what disaster might befall computers these days. and it is a simple switch over job, to be up and running again. I know that there are now better faster and more up to date alternatives out there, but why spend more than necessary, when I know from experience that the WD Blue M2 does the job very well and reliably, and at a speed matching my needs exactly. It might now be considered a budget option But it is an option one can have confidence in.

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