Toshiba MK1637GSX 160GB 5.4K RPM HDD Notebook Drive
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Toshiba MK1637GSX 160GB Hard Drive SATA 3GBPS 5.4K RPM 8MB Refurbished

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MK1637GSX 160 Gigabytes(GB) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 3 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) 5.4K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) 8MB Cache 2.5-inch Internal Hard Disk Drive | Made by Toshiba | Refurbished
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Product overview for the Toshiba MK1637GSX

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the storage capacities and performance of internal hard disk drives (HDDs) play a crucial role in determining the overall efficiency of a computer system. One such notable product is the Toshiba MK1637GSX 160GB SATA 3GBPS 5400RPM 8MB Cache 2.5-inch Internal Hard Disk Drive. In this detailed guide, we will explore the key features, specifications, and benefits of this particular HDD, shedding light on its significance for users seeking reliable and efficient storage solutions.

Overview of Toshiba MK1637GSX 160GB SATA HDD

Toshiba has been a reputable name in the electronics industry for decades, known for producing high-quality components. The MK1637GSX series is a testament to Toshiba's commitment to delivering robust and reliable storage solutions. This series, in particular, features the 160GB SATA interface, making it suitable for a wide range of computing needs.

SATA 3GBPS Interface

The inclusion of the SATA (Serial ATA) interface in the Toshiba MK1637GSX 160GB HDD is a significant advancement in data transfer technology. SATA 3GBPS ensures faster and more efficient data transmission between the hard drive and the computer's motherboard. This high-speed interface enhances overall system performance and responsiveness.

Technical Specifications Storage Capacity

The Toshiba MK1637GSX boasts a storage capacity of 160GB, providing users with ample space to store documents, multimedia files, applications, and more. This capacity is well-suited for everyday computing tasks and is an ideal choice for laptops and portable devices.

Rotational Speed: 5400RPM

The rotational speed of a hard disk drive is a critical factor influencing its data transfer rates. The MK1637GSX operates at 5400 revolutions per minute (RPM), striking a balance between performance and energy efficiency. This rotational speed ensures responsive data access without compromising power consumption.

Cache Size: 8MB

With an 8MB cache, the Toshiba MK1637GSX optimizes data transfer by temporarily storing frequently accessed information. This cache acts as a buffer between the hard drive and the computer, reducing latency and enhancing overall system responsiveness. The sizable 8MB cache is a notable feature that contributes to the HDD's efficiency.

Form Factor: 2.5-inch

The 2.5-inch form factor of the MK1637GSX makes it compatible with a variety of laptops and compact desktop systems. This compact size is advantageous for users seeking to upgrade or replace their existing hard drives without compromising on space constraints.

Performance and Reliability

The Toshiba MK1637GSX excels in meeting the demands of everyday computing tasks. Whether it's loading applications, accessing files, or multitasking, this HDD delivers a smooth and responsive experience. The combination of a reasonable rotational speed and ample cache size ensures a balance between speed and reliability.

Reliability and Durability

Toshiba is renowned for producing hard drives with a focus on reliability and durability. The MK1637GSX is no exception, featuring robust construction and components designed to withstand the rigors of regular use. This reliability is crucial for users who prioritize data integrity and seek a storage solution with a long lifespan.

Compatibility and Connectivity

Compatibility with Various Systems

The Toshiba MK1637GSX is designed to be compatible with a wide range of systems, making it a versatile choice for users with different computing needs. Whether you are using a laptop, compact desktop, or external storage enclosure, this HDD seamlessly integrates into various setups.

SATA Interface for Universal Connectivity

The SATA interface enhances the MK1637GSX's universal compatibility. This widely adopted interface ensures that the HDD can be connected to modern motherboards and storage controllers. The 3GBPS transfer speed also future-proofs the drive, allowing it to keep up with the evolving standards of connectivity.

Energy Efficiency and Environmental ImpactEnergy-Efficient Operation

The 5400RPM rotational speed of the MK1637GSX contributes to its energy-efficient operation. By striking a balance between performance and power consumption, this HDD is suitable for users who prioritize longer battery life in laptops or lower energy consumption in desktop systems.

Compliance with Environmental Standards

Toshiba, as a responsible electronics manufacturer, ensures that its products adhere to environmental standards. The MK1637GSX complies with regulations governing the use of hazardous materials, contributing to a greener and more sustainable computing ecosystem.

General Information about the Toshiba MK1637GSX
  • Manufacturer: Toshiba
  • Model Number or SKU# MK1637GSX
  • Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Product Type: SATA 3GBPS
Performance Specifications for the 160GB 5.4K RPM Hard Drive
  • Product Type: Internal Hard Drive
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch
  • Capacity: 160 GB
  • Cache: 8 MB
  • Spindle Speed: 5400 RPM
  • Average Seek Time: 12 ms
  • Drive Interface Type: SATA 3.0 Gbps

Outline, the Toshiba MK1637GSX 160GB SATA 3GBPS 5400RPM 8MB Cache 2.5-inch Internal Hard Disk Drive stands out as a reliable and efficient storage solution for a wide range of computing needs. Its impressive combination of storage capacity, rotational speed, cache size, and compatibility makes it a versatile choice for users seeking a balance between performance and reliability. Whether used in laptops or compact desktop systems, this HDD delivers a seamless computing experience while adhering to energy-efficient and environmentally friendly standards. With Toshiba's commitment to quality, the MK1637GSX emerges as a compelling option for individuals and businesses alike, looking for a trustworthy internal storage solution.

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