Wanted this Hitachi Travelstar because I already had it on my laptop but needed bigger disk space for my multiple Linux operating systems. Trending Price New. The top cover is held on by six visible screws. Sector size bytes 2. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Don’t see what you’re looking for?

Uploader: Zulum
Date Added: 8 September 2007
File Size: 8.13 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 7302
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

HGST Travelstar 7K Review | – Storage Reviews

Plugged it input the cover back onhitafhi it on and booted right up no problems. Include Add a Protection Plan: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Power consumption is critical not just for ultraportable drives but also for drives used in enterprise data storage arrays, as with the Enhanced Availability versions of the Z7K The cover of the 7K is silver, while the body is black and the underside is composed primarily of the circuit board.

Underneath, there are thermal pads to keep the drive from overheating.

Unlike the HTPC trace, this one relies heavily on the read performance of a drive. The Hitachi Travelstar Z7K is a capable drive, and the best performing 7mm drive from Hitachi to date.

In a couple of categories, the drive performed with the same or less energy than the quoted figures, which is obviously a big advantage in the notebook computer upgrades segment for which the 7K is intended.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. The key sources of power draw get narrowed down to either the bright screen or the storage device used.

For reference, HGST lists an idle power rate ranging from 0. The drive is identical to the oringial drive no hravelstar istalling it.

If your drive stops working, the Rescue data recovery plan will recover the data from the failed drive and return it to you on a new piece of external storage Covers hjtachi single-disk bare internal drives of any brand when purchased within 30 days receipt must be retained for purchases not on the same transaction. The 12 ms seek time of tdavelstar 2. Accessible capacity will vary from the stated capacity due to formatting, system software, and other factors.

Second-generation Travelstar drives like the Z7K bring added performance to the mix with a RPM rotational speed and 6Gbps SATA interface that translate into better performance than previous 7mm Travelstar drives across a variety of applications.

Win and other software installed.

HGST Travelstar – Wikipedia

Both commercial and consumer users can rely on Travelstar to meet the demanding storage needs of mobile computing. Power-on hours PoH per month. Installed the restore software and is now running just as before. Matching travelstaar with notebooks, the drive also features low power consumption and the highest shock tolerance in the industry.

Download Alexa for your Windows 10 PC for free. Most recent operating systems can address Advance Format drives without configuration but some systems may require storage drivers or system BIOS must be updated.


See questions and answers. Tintri releases TGC 4.

Any Condition Any Condition. The bottom of the drive is very clean in appearance, with all surface-mount components facing towards the trvelstar of the drive. In these tests, the Z7K achieves modest performance in the average latency, and betters all but the lowest-capacity comparable drive, the Z5K, in maximum latency time.

In the gaming trace, the Travelstar Z7K trumps the performance of its first-generation predecessors, coming in second position only to the Western Digital Scorpio Blue GB. Internal Laptop Drive 80 GB I ordered this drive as a replacement for an internal laptop hard drive that had failed.

Warranty & Support

When StorageReview covered the first 7mm hard drives, the technologies and the form factor were both new and we could only compare drives to similarly-specced 9. Capacity Up to 1TB of affordable capacity to support portable systems. This old computer parts are a hitzchi pricey but not here.

The Travelstars have been consistently quiet, as fast as other with the same rotational speed, and run without a hiccup.