Hitachi Travelstar 5K500 500GB SATA

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Hitachi Travelstar 5K500 500GB SATA

Hitachi is first to introduce a 500 GB, 5400 RPM 2.5-inch hard drive for entertainment power-house notebooks, sleek desktop PCs, external storage devices and other advanced mobile applications. Travelstar 5K500 uses a three-disk design to deliver up to 500GB of capacity. This new drive is extremely energy-efficient, with a power profile nearly identical to its 2-disk predecessor and Travelstar 5K500 performance is the highest among 2.5-inch 5400 RPM drives in PCMark testing. The 5K500 is well-suited for "slim" desktop PCs delivering high capacities in space-saving enclosures. Designed to help consumers enjoy their high-definition movies, music, photos and games on the go, Travelstar 5K500 delivers the features, design innovations and technologies that enhance the entertainment experience. The 5K500 provides the advantages of a desktop with the portability of a notebook.


Key Features

500GB capacity 3-disk configuration with 12.5mm z-height Rotational Vibration Safeguard Frugal on power consumption Serial ATA 3 Gb/s Security option: Bulk Data Encryption


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  • Applications

    Advanced mobile applications
    External storage
    Multi-media & entertainment PCs
    Notebook computers
    Slim desktop PCs

  • Average Latency

    5.50 msec

  • Cache


  • Capacity


  • Form Factor


  • Interface

    SATA 2.0 3Gb/s

  • Manufacturer


  • Operating Temperature

    5°C ~ +55°C

  • Product Range

    Travelstar 5K500

  • Random read seek time

    12.0 msec

  • Rotational Speed

    5,400 RPM

  • Shock (Non-Operating)

    1000G, 1ms

  • Shock (Operating)

    200G, 1ms
    400G, 2ms

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