Cons Doesn’t do much to distinguish itself from competitors’ offerings. See details for additional description. This model can accept most types of incoming file system code. In this review we put the 5K Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected.

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The Hitachi Travelstar 5K It has a standard 2.

Western Digital RE 3. Show More Show Less. B travelsgar to head with some of the latest notebook hard drives to measure speed and power consumption to find out if you should replace your drive with a new Travelstar. As notebooks and netbooks continue to aim for longer battery life any advantage in power consumption is a huge plus.

For further versatility, you can also partition this disk. Both read and write access times averaged at Conclusion It is easy to think that as hard drive manufacturers produce newer and faster drives, that 5k5000 might start reaching a point where all become close to equal. I am very happy This is the second one ttavelstar these I have purchased in the past 6 months.

Hitachi Travelstar 5K500.B HTS545050B9A300 500GB Internal 5400RPM 2.5″ (0A57915) HDD

Skip to main content. About this product Product Information The GB internal Hitachi Travelstar hard drive provides plenty of space to store all of your important documents, photos, files, videos, and more.

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I also use Hitachi drives in my desktop computers. With a standard 2.

Hitachi claims the power usage is reduced to 0. Peak power consumption during heavy disk access was also lowest compared to spinning drives, but still above the OCZ Vertex. You’ll be able to quickly access traelstar most recently used files with no delay with the Travelstar.

Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category. Pros Energy efficient, fast. Trending Price New. View our privacy policy before signing up. You may also like.

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If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. They were also able to lower power consumption levels, which help to increase battery life on your notebook or netbook. I like their reliability and support.

If you want to create more logical drives than this, this HDD supports use of an extended partition, which can then be filled with a number of other logical drives.

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In our first run traelstar HDTune comparison benchmarks we can see that the 5K This high RPM speed also helps to reduce file corruption.

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It works very well in my acer Aspire notebook laptop. The Travelstar is rated to protect against mechanical head crashes and other issues. Under normal operating conditions, the drive is inaudible unless you press your ear to it. Heat and power consumption go hand in hand with notebook hard drives, since the drive has to dissipate any power it consumes as waste through its metal body. B does consume less power, but other laptop HDD manufacturers have managed to achieve quite the same speeds today.

Hitachi Travelstar 5KB Review

B drive into the range usually reserved only for RPM drives. Show less Show more. This is the second one of these I have purchased in the past 6 months.