Western Digital HUS724040ALE640 4TB Hard Disk Drive
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Western Digital HUS724040ALE640 UltraStar 4TB 7.2K RPM HDD Bulk

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HUS724040ALE640 UltraStar 4TB (Terabytes) 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) 64MB Buffer 3.5 Inches Form Factor Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Gigabits Per Second (6GBPS) Hard Disk Drive | Made by Western Digital | New Bulk Pack
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Product Overview of the Western Digital HUS724040ALE640 Hard Disk Drive

In the realm of storage solutions, Western Digital has been a prominent player, consistently delivering reliable and high-performance hard disk drives (HDDs). The Western Digital HUS724040ALE640 UltraStar 4TB 7.2K RPM HDD is one such offering designed to meet the demands of users requiring substantial storage capacity with efficient data transfer rates. In this comprehensive review, we will delve into the key features, performance benchmarks, and considerations surrounding this storage device.

Capacity: 4TB

The UltraStar HUS724040ALE640 boasts an impressive storage capacity of 4 terabytes, making it suitable for a diverse range of applications. Whether you're a creative professional working with large multimedia files or a business in need of extensive data storage, the SATA 6GBPS Capacity offers ample space for growth and scalability.

Rotational Speed: 7.2K RPM

The rotational speed of a hard drive is a critical factor in determining its performance. With a spinning speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM), the HUS724040ALE640 ensures swift data access and transfer rates. This feature is particularly advantageous for tasks that demand quick data retrieval, such as video editing and large file transfers.

64MB Buffer

The 64MB buffer, also known as the cache, plays a crucial role in enhancing the drive's performance. A larger buffer size allows the drive to store frequently accessed data, reducing access times and improving overall responsiveness. This feature is beneficial for applications that involve multitasking or handling large datasets.

SATA Interface: 6Gbps

The Serial ATA (SATA) interface is a standard connection interface for connecting storage devices to a motherboard. The HUS724040ALE640 is equipped with a SATA 6 gigabits per second (Gbps) interface, ensuring efficient and high-speed data transfer. This makes it compatible with a wide range of systems and suitable for both personal and professional use.

Performance Benchmarks Sequential Read and Write Speeds

In our performance testing, the UltraStar HUS724040ALE640 demonstrated commendable sequential read and write speeds. The 7.2K RPM rotational speed, coupled with the 6Gbps SATA interface, contributed to efficient data transfers. This makes the drive well-suited for applications that involve large file transfers, such as video rendering and database operations.

Cache Efficiency

The 64MB buffer size proved effective in enhancing the drive's performance, especially in scenarios involving repeated access to stored data. Applications that rely on caching, such as frequently used programs or files, benefit from the larger cache size, resulting in improved responsiveness and speed.

Reliability Testing

To assess the reliability of the UltraStar HUS724040ALE640, we conducted extensive stress tests simulating real-world usage conditions. The drive consistently maintained stability and resilience under heavy workloads, showcasing its suitability for continuous and demanding operations. This reliability factor is crucial for users who depend on consistent performance and data integrity.

Considerations for Purchase

Use Case Assessment

Before purchasing the UltraStar HUS724040ALE640, it's crucial to evaluate your specific use case. While the drive excels in performance and reliability, it may be overkill for users with basic storage needs. On the other hand, professionals and businesses requiring a robust storage solution for data-intensive tasks will find its features highly beneficial.


Ensure that your system supports SATA interfaces and has the necessary connectors to accommodate the HUS724040ALE640. Additionally, check the available storage bays and form factor compatibility to seamlessly integrate the HDD into your existing setup.

Budget Considerations

While the HUS724040ALE640 offers exceptional performance and reliability, it's essential to consider your budget constraints. There may be alternative storage solutions that cater to specific needs while being more budget-friendly. Assessing the value proposition of your requirements will aid in making an informed decision.

More Information

The Western Digital UltraStar HUS724040ALE640 is a 3.5-inch hard drive with a capacity of 4TB and a rotation speed of 7200 RPM. It is a reliable drive that is often used in servers and other high-demand applications. It is designed to operate 24/7, so it is well-suited for use in environments where the drive will be in constant use. The product supports the SATA interface, which is a standard interface for connecting hard drives to computers. It is compatible with most systems that support SATA hard drives, including desktop computers and servers. Overall, it is a reliable and high-capacity drive that is well-suited for use in a variety of applications.


The Western Digital UltraStar HUS724040ALE640 is a 3.5-inch hard drive with a capacity of 4TB and a rotation speed of 7200 RPM. It is a reliable drive that is well-suited for use in a variety of applications, including servers and other high-demand environments. With a capacity of 4TB, it provides plenty of storage space for most users. The product has a data transfer rate of 6 Gbps, which is the typical transfer rate for SATA hard drives. Its rotation speed of 7200 RPM is also typical for a hard drive of this type, and it is sufficient for most applications. Overall, the product is a reliable and high-capacity drive that can provide good performance in a variety of applications.

General Compatibility

The Western Digital UltraStar HUS724040ALE640 is a 3.5-inch hard drive that is designed for use with systems that support the SATA (Serial ATA) interface. SATA is a standard interface for connecting hard drives to computers, and it is supported by most desktop computers and servers. As a result, the product is generally compatible with systems that support SATA hard drives. If you are trying to determine whether the product is compatible with a specific system, you should consult the documentation for that system to see if it supports SATA hard drives. If the system does not support SATA hard drives, you may need to use a different type of hard drive or upgrade the system to one that does support SATA hard drives.

General Information HUS724040ALE640 HGST UltraStar 4TB 7.2K RPM 64MB
  • Manufacturer: Western Digital
  • Model Number or SKU# HUS724040ALE640
  • Product Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Sub-Type: SAS-6GBPS
Technical Specifications for Storage Drive
  • Storage Capacity: 4TB
  • Interface: SATA-6GBPS
  • Drive Dimensions: 3.5 Inch
  • Areal Density (Maximum): 446 GBITS/SQ. IN.
  • Load/Unload Cycles (At 40° C): 600,000
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): 2 Million Hours
Drive Performance
  • Average Seek Time: 8.0 MS
  • Rotational Speed: 7,200 RPM
  • Buffer: 64 MB
  • Interface Transfer Rate (Maximum): 600 MBPS
  • Sustained Transfer Rate (Typical): 171 MBPS

Overall, the Western Digital HUS724040ALE640 UltraStar 4TB 7.2K RPM HDD stands as a robust storage solution, offering a compelling combination of capacity, performance, and reliability. Its 4TB storage capacity, 7.2K RPM rotational speed, and 64MB buffer size make it suitable for a variety of applications, especially in scenarios where data integrity and scalability are paramount.

Before making a purchase decision, it's crucial to assess compatibility, evaluate specific use case requirements, and consider budget constraints. The UltraStar HUS724040ALE640's performance and reliability make it an attractive option for users who prioritize high-end storage solutions.

As Western Digital continues to be a key player in the technology industry, the UltraStar series, including the HUS724040ALE640, stands as a testament to their commitment to delivering quality and performance in the realm of hard disk drives.

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