Western Digital UltraStar
HDDs assisting CSPs & Hyperscalers to reduce their Total Cost of Ownership

Western Digital DC HC550 / DC HC560


Higher capacities and lower TCO

With an increasing demand for data storage and the rising expenses associated with data center infrastructure, CSPs and hyper scalers require dependable and scalable solutions to handle their vast data workloads.The UltraStar DC HC550 and HC560 HDD series provide the perfect answer. It boasts of industry-leading capacity and performance, mainly designed for data-intensive applications, and can endure the harsh demands of 24/7 operations, this guaranteeing maximum uptime and performance. 

UltraStar DC 500 Series HDD Highlights

Standard 3.5 inch form factor

Industry leading HDD technology

2.5M hours MTBF rating

Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) options

An innovative storage architecture to help our customers meet their need for exponential data growth

HDDs with OptiNAND technology

Trusted reliability and quality for data at scale

Raising the capacity bar with new technologies

Technical Specifications

Up to 20 TB

SATA 6.0 Gb/s


512 MB

Compatible with Windows, Windows Server, and Linux

147mm x 101.6mm x 26.1mm

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Core i7



# of Cores:  6

# of Threads:  12

Processor Base Frequency:  3.20 GHz

Max Turbo Frequency:  4.60 GHz

Cache: 12 MB SmartCache

Processor Graphics:  Intel® UHD Graphics 630

Graphics Base Frequency:  350 MHz

Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency:  1.20 GHz

Graphics Video Max Memory:  64 GB

4K Support:  Yes, at 60Hz