Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB Hard Drive
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Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB SATA-II Hard Drive 7.2K RPM Refurbished

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Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2 Terabytes (TB) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) II 7.2K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Ultrastar A7k2000 32 Megabytes (MB) Buffer 3.5inch Enterprise Hard Disk Drive | Made by Hitachi | Refurbished
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Product overview for the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331

In the world of data storage, hard drives play a crucial role in preserving and managing our digital information. Among the many hard drive options available, the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB SATA-II hard drive stands out as a reliable and high-capacity storage solution. This review will delve into the specifics of this hard drive, explaining its features, performance, and the benefits it offers to users.

Overview of the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331

The Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 is a 2TB SATA-II hard drive designed for demanding storage needs. It belongs to the Ultrastar A7k2000 series, known for its robust performance and reliability. With a 7.2K RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) and a 32MB buffer size, this hard drive is engineered to meet the requirements of both personal and professional users who seek a balance between capacity and performance.

Key Features 2TB Storage Capacity

One of the standout features of the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 is its 2TB storage capacity. This is ample space for storing a vast amount of data, including documents, photos, videos, and more. For individuals, it can serve as a primary storage solution for their digital life, while businesses can use it to store critical data, server backups, and other important information.

SATA-II Interface

The SATA-II interface is a common and widely supported connection standard in the world of hard drives. It offers good compatibility, making the HUA722020ALA331 easy to integrate into various systems, including desktop computers, network-attached storage (NAS) devices, and servers.

7.2K RPM

The 7.2K RPM spindle speed indicates how fast the hard drive platters spin. A higher RPM means faster data access and read/write operations. The Hitachi HUA722020ALA331's 7.2K RPM is well-suited for both general-purpose and server applications, offering a balance between speed and power efficiency.

32MB Buffer

A larger buffer size, such as the 32MB buffer in the HUA722020ALA331, can help improve data transfer speeds and overall performance. The buffer serves as a temporary data storage area, allowing the hard drive to better manage data access and ensure smooth operation.

Ultrastar A7k2000 Series

The Ultrastar A7k2000 series from Hitachi is renowned for its reliability and durability. These drives are designed for 24/7 operation, making them a suitable choice for critical applications where data availability is paramount.


The performance of a hard drive is a critical factor in evaluating its suitability for various use cases. The Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 excels in multiple areas:

Data Transfer Speed

The combination of a 7.2K RPM spindle speed and a 32MB buffer ensures that the HUA722020ALA331 delivers impressive data transfer speeds. This hard drive is well-suited for tasks that involve large file transfers, such as video editing, content creation, and server data backup.


One of the key selling points of the Ultrastar A7k2000 series, to which the HUA722020ALA331 belongs, is its reliability. These drives are built to withstand constant use and offer a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) rating that instills confidence in their longevity.

Quiet Operation

The HUA722020ALA331 is designed to operate quietly, making it an excellent choice for environments where noise can be a concern. Whether used in a home office or a server room, the low acoustic output ensures minimal disruption.

Use Cases

The Hitachi HUA722020ALA331's features and performance make it suitable for various use cases:

Home Storage

For individuals and families, this hard drive can serve as a reliable storage solution for personal files, including photos, videos, documents, and more. Its 2TB capacity provides ample space for years of data.

Small Business Server

Small businesses that require network-attached storage can benefit from the HUA722020ALA331's reliability and capacity. It can be used to store critical business data, perform backups, and run applications.

Media Production

Professionals in media production and content creation can take advantage of the HUA722020ALA331's high data transfer speeds. Video editors, for example, can store and access large video files without experiencing significant delays.

Server Backup

Data centers and enterprises can utilize this hard drive for server backup and storage. The combination of capacity and reliability ensures data is securely preserved and readily available when needed.


The SATA-II interface ensures broad compatibility with a range of systems, including Windows, Linux, and macOS. Users should check their system specifications and available connections to ensure a smooth installation.

Pricing and Value

The pricing of the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB SATA-II hard drive can vary depending on the retailer, availability, and region. However, this hard drive typically offers good value for users in need of a high-capacity storage solution with reliable performance.

Compared to more recent hard drive models and solid-state drives (SSDs), the HUA722020ALA331 may not offer the same speed and efficiency, but it excels in terms of capacity. Users who require a balance between cost, storage capacity, and reliability will find this hard drive a cost-effective choice.

It's important to compare prices from different retailers and consider any ongoing promotions or discounts to get the best deal on the HUA722020ALA331.

General Information about Hitachi HUA722020ALA331
  • Manufacturer: Hitachi
  • Model Number or SKU# HUA722020ALA331
  • Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Product Type: SATA-II
Key Features for the 2 TB SATA-II HDD
  • Capacity: 2 TB
  • Interface: SATA-II (7-pin)
  • HDD Form Factor: 3.5-inch (1/3 height)
  • Bytes Per Sector: 512
  • Areal Density (maximum): 285 Gbits/
  • Applications/Environments: Cloud Storage, Massive Scale-Out (MSO), Data Warehousing and mining, Disk-to-Disk Backup and archiving, RAID Arrays, Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Drive Performance
  • Interface Transfer Rate (maximum): 300 Mbps
  • Sustained Transfer Rate (typical): 134 Mbps
  • Seek Time (average): 8.2 ms
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Buffer Size: 32 MB

In summary, the Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB SATA-II hard drive from the Ultrastar A7k2000 series is a dependable storage solution with a substantial 2TB capacity. Its 7.2K RPM spindle speed and 32MB buffer make it suitable for a wide range of applications, from personal data storage to small business servers and media production.

The Ultrastar A7k2000 series' reputation for reliability adds to the appeal of this hard drive, making it a safe choice for users who prioritize data integrity and longevity. Its compatibility with various systems and easy installation process further enhance its value.

While it may not match the speed and efficiency of SSDs, the HUA722020ALA331 stands out as an affordable option for those who require a blend of high-capacity storage and dependable performance. For users looking to manage their digital files and critical data effectively, this hard drive offers an excellent balance between cost and functionality.

Product Condition:
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