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Hitachi Travelstar 5K500.B 500GB 2.5in SATA 5400RPM 8MB Hard Drive OEM

Hitachi Travelstar 5K500.B 500GB 2.5in SATA 5400RPM 8MB Hard Drive OEM - 1
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Travelstar 5K500.B, a 5400 RPM, 250GB/platter, 2.5-inch hard drive with capacities ranging from 120GB to 500GB, is designed for use in notebook PCs, external storage, gaming consoles and other mobile applications. The 5K500.B demonstrates Hitachi's ecological leadership with its halogen-free production and focus on low power consumption, and carries the EcoTrac classification. The 5K500.B elevates hard drive reliability with the industry's first Iterative Detection Read Channel for improved signal processing. Hitachi offers optional hard-drive-level encryption for increased data security and enhanced availability models to deliver high-capacity storage for non-stop environments. Travelstar 5K500.B delivers the balance of capacity, ruggedness and low-power to meet the needs of consumers and commercial users in an eco-friendly footprint.

Quick Specs:
Buffer 8 MB
Storage Capacity 500 GB
Rotational Speed 5400 rpm
Drive Type Internal
Height 0.4"
Width 2.8"
Depth 3.9"
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS
Drive Interface SATA
Drive Width 2.5"
Drive Interface Standard SATA/300

Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
Drive Performance  
     Average Latency: 5.50 ms
     Average Seek Time: 12 ms
     Buffer: 8 MB
     Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 300 MBps (2.3 Gbps)
     Maximum Internal Data Transfer Rate: 109.4 MBps (875 Mbps)
     Maximum Seek Time: 20 ms
     Rotational Speed: 5400 rpm
General Information  
     Brand Name: HGST
     Manufacturer: HGST, A Western Digital Company
     Manufacturer Part Number: 0A57915
     Manufacturer Website Address:
     Product Line: Travelstar
     Product Model: HTS545050B9A300
     Product Name: Travelstar 5K500.B HTS545050B9A300 Hard Drive
     Product Series: 5K500.B
     Product Type: Hard Drive
     Drive Interface: SATA
     Drive Interface Standard: SATA/300
     SATA Pin: 7-pin
     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
     Green Compliant: Yes
Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 3.9"
     Drive Type: Internal
     Drive Width: 2.5"
     Height: 0.4"
     Width: 2.8"
Technical Information  
     Storage Capacity: 500 GB

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Experience: 4 Months
very reliable drive
zero issues
i am currently using it for daily backups. works like a charm and all smart atibutes all 100 percent. so far so.good.

Experience: 3 Days
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Compatible with PS3

None so far.
I got this for my PS3 to upgrade from an 80Gb drive. Installation and formatting (by the PS3) went super smooth. It's running perfectly so far.

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