Hitachi outs thinnest 500GB hard drive drive

Earlier this week Hitachi release a trio of 3TB internal and external hard drive and now the company comes up with a new one, claimed to be the industry’s highest capacity, one-disk, 7 millimeter thick hard disk drive – 2.5-inch Travelstar Z5K500.


Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 is the second generation 2.5-inch single-platter hard drive of the company, it operate at 5400 RPM and is designed as a direct replacement for standard 9.5mm HDDs, for use in notebooks, external storage and gaming consoles, as well as new, thinner and more robust device designs. The drive has a 8MB of cache, Serial ATA 3Gb interface, feature 1.8 watts (W) read/write power and 0.55W low power idle, Hitachi’s second generation Advanced Format drive, which increases the physical sector size on HDDs from 512 bytes to 4,096 (4K) bytes, deliver a nearly silent operation at 1.9 idle / 2.1 during seeks and has an EcoTrac classification due to its low-power consumption and eco-friendly, halogen-free production.

Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500

The Travelstar Z5K500 family will be available in 500GB capacity this month and also in the new G-Drive slim external hard drive in early Q1 2011.

Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500

Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500

Related posts

ARCHOS 5 Internet Tablet gets "Tethering" - Internet though a 3G phone

ARCHO announced a new feature on its ARCHOS 5 Internet Tablet: Tethering.Via the release of latest firmware ARCHOS 5 owners can use the Bluethooth connection of their ARCHOS 5 Internet Tablet to connect to the Internet though a 3G phone. “The new tethering feature enhances the...

Pioneer's new CDJ-350 digital media player and DJM-350 2-channel mixer

As the popularity of remixing music continues to increase, Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. Professional Sound and Visual Division is making it easy for anyone to engage in the art of DJ-ing with the introduction of the CDJ-350 digital media player and DJM-350 2-channel mixer. Both units...

Toshiba launches ten new Regza Z Series LCD TV

The newly launched series include ZX8000, ZH800, H8000 and the Z8000 LCD TV line-up. - ZX8000 Series available in 46" and 44” (Full HD), featuring an Full HD Clear Panel with LED Backlight, USB and HDD LAN Video recording, Digital W (120Hz) with InstaPort, - ZH800 Series available in 47"...

Leave a comment