The HTS545050A7E680 Hitachi 500GB Travelstar Z5k500 SATA 6GBPS 8MB 5.4K Hard Drive is a high-performance storage device designed for use in laptops and other mobile devices. It has a storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, which is equivalent to 0.5 terabytes.
The hard drive uses the SATA interface, which stands for Serial ATA and is a standard for connecting storage devices to a computer's motherboard. The 6GBPS in the model number refers to the maximum data transfer rate of the drive, which is 6 gigabits per second. This is faster than the standard 3GBPS SATA interface, allowing for faster data transfer and access.
The drive also has a cache buffer of 8 megabytes, which is used to temporarily store data that is frequently accessed. This helps to improve the overall performance of the drive.
The 5.4K in the model number refers to the rotational speed of the drive's platters, which is 5,400 revolutions per minute. This is a slower speed than some other hard drives, but it can help to reduce power consumption and noise.
The Hitachi Travelstar Z5k500 is designed to be used in laptops and other mobile devices. It is a slim design drive that is lightweight and power efficient, which makes it suitable for use in portable devices where space and power are at a premium.
The HTS545050A7E680 Hitachi 500GB Travelstar Z5k500 SATA 6GBPS 8MB 5.4K Hard Drive is designed to offer high-performance for laptops and other mobile devices. The drive uses the SATA III interface, which allows for faster data transfer rates than the standard 3GBPS SATA interface. The 6GBPS in the model number refers to the maximum data transfer rate of the drive, which is 6 gigabits per second. This allows for fast data access and retrieval, which is especially important for demanding workloads such as video editing, gaming, and large file transfer.
The drive also has a cache buffer of 8 megabytes, which is used to temporarily store data that is frequently accessed. This helps to improve the overall performance of the drive by allowing it to quickly access this data without having to retrieve it from the platters, which can save time and improve overall performance.
The rotational speed of the drive's platters is 5,400 revolutions per minute (5.4K), which is slower than some other hard drives but can help to reduce power consumption and noise. Despite this, the hard drive is still able to deliver decent performance.
Additionally, the 500GB of storage capacity provided by the drive is a significant amount of space that can store a large amount of data, files, videos and more, without the need of additional storage devices.
The HTS545050A7E680 Hitachi 500GB Travelstar Z5k500 SATA 6GBPS 8MB 5.4K Hard Drive is compatible with a wide range of computers and electronic devices that support the SATA interface. This includes laptops, netbooks, ultrabooks, and other mobile devices.
The drive uses the SATA III interface, which is the latest version of the SATA standard. This means that it is backwards compatible with older SATA I and SATA II interfaces, allowing it to be used in a wide range of computers and devices that support these standards.
The drive also has a standard 2.5-inch form factor, which is the most common size for laptop hard drives. This means that it can be used in a wide range of computers and devices that have 2.5-inch drive bays.
Additionally, the drive is compatible with most operating systems, including Windows, MacOS, and Linux. This means that it can be used in a wide range of computers and devices, regardless of the operating system being used.
Manufacturer : Hitachi
Manufacturer Part Number: HTS545050A7E680
Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Sub-Type: Notebook Drives
Product Line : Travelstar
Product Series : Z5K500
Product Name : Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E680 Hard Drive
Storage Capacity : 500 GB
Interface : SATA-6GBPS
Drive Dimensions : 2.5 Inch
Media Transfer Rate (Max) : 1004 MBits/SEC
Interface Transfer Rate : 600 MBPS
Average Latency : 5.5 MS
Spindle Speed : 5.4K RPM
Buffer : 8 MB
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Notebook hard drives are among the most important and most popular storage devices in the market. These drives come in different storage capacities, form factors, and speed of data access.
A laptop or Notebook hard drive stores every user's information, including the operating system and other programs. Therefore, establishing basic requirements for choosing a laptop HDD is critical for making the right decisions.
Users who are looking to get new Notebook hard drives or replace old ones for general use or work will find the best options here at AllHDD.
Notebook Hard Drives That Provide Improved Data Storage Capacities
A new Notebook HDD or an upgrade to an existing one will give users the chance of increasing storage. With options such as the 2TB-5.4K RPM, 1.5TB-5.4K RPM, and 1TB-7.2K RPM, Notebook drives, users can store massive amounts of data. There are even better units that can hold up to 4TB of data.
At the same time, there are lower storage options such as the 250GB-4.2K RPM, 320GB-7.2K RPM, and others. The Notebook drives come with different interfaces that further improve their performances. For example, users can transfer data at rates as high as 6 GB per second with the SATA interface.
Some other models come with the SAS or SCSI interfaces. These interfaces help users to meet specific data transfer needs. They are easily customizable, offering fast and consistent performance.
Enhances Performance Coupled with Advanced Storage Management System
High-quality notebook hard drives greatly influence the overall performance and load times of the system. How fast users can check through files, copy and paste their data, and perform other operations depends on the laptop's HDD.
Not only that, but the laptop's hard drive is also responsible for managing the loading of various programs. There is at least one spinning magnetic disk on each hard disk drive that helps with data storage. Read and write speed users achieve in real-time depends on the rotational speed of the spinning magnetic disk.
AllHDD offers laptop or desktop internal hard drive options spinning at 5,400 to 7,200 revolutions per minute. These drives offer fast performances to programs, even while working with large files. Users can also purchase laptop HDD with variable speed options. These types of drives consume lesser energy and spin between 5.4K and 7.4K revolutions per minute.
These notebook drives are suitable for loading very complex applications. Therefore, they are suitable for a wide range of users, ranging from programmers to data analysts and others. Drives with the Multi-Tier Catching tech can help simplify the transfer of data. Thus, saving users some time to complete other tasks.
Straightforward Installation with Standard Connectors and Form Factors
These Notebook hard drives come with different data platter sizes. These are the standard form factors, which are the 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives. The 2.5-inch drives are smaller, making them fit in laptops and notebooks. They also fit into portable enclosures such as desktops, external hard drives, or mobile HDD applications.
Also, the 2.5-inch notebook internal hard drives use less power for spinning. They draw power from users' laptops without the need for an external power supply. Both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives can be easily moved from one place to another; shipping comes without worry.
The built-in connector that comes standard with these hard drives throws their usefulness up a notch. In recent years, most laptops have switched to the SATA interface due to the simple configuration.
Drives that come with the SATA interface use hard drive enclosures to allow them to work as external hard drives. Other laptop HDDs come with built-in Thunderbolt connectors. These are highly important for users undertaking high-resolution video streaming.
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