Picture may not be the actual, you will receive the part number that is advertised in the listing. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Be the first to review this item. The IOMeter server profile benchmarks shed more light on the differences between the 7K and the 5K From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Experience the convenience of Alexa, now on your PC. Results are similar in the CrystalDiskMark slowest test, where the 5K actually pulls slightly ahead of the 7K in both sequential operations, but the 7K dwskstar betters the 5K in 4K write performance. Note that the percentages in bold above may change as more information continues to be collected and analyzed.

After 6 disk failures, reformats, and 2 hours of searching forums about this issue; it’s extremely common for this brand. StorageReview simulates these multi-user loads using IOMeter. All the stuff I have bought so far have been top notch brand new hitachj original packaging and they arrive in days even with standard shipping! Rates decay to Hitachi still maintains its dominance over the market for the highest-capacity hard drives with the Deskstar 7K; unless you need the fastest speeds available in an HDD, the 7K provides an unbeatable data density and strong performance for most applications.


The Deskstar 7K improves on the 5K in each of the three metrics, but does have trouble keeping up with the the lower-capacity WD comparables. For such applications, low power consumption when idle contributes to cooler environments conducive to component longevity.

This figure is relevant when a system features a large number of drives. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Feedback If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Hitachi’s always have been VERY relaible.

Have one to sell? Once detached and flipped, the 7K circuit board reveals an almost aesthetic sensibility with its simple, clean layout. Formatted Total available capacity is 3. As a result, what noise the drive does produce would likely fade from notice in typical use.

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This Deskstar features a roomy Loading recommendations for this item Connect a four-pin power cable from the power supply in the back of the computer case to the new hard drive. However, an IBM spokesperson replied that the rating was not new at the time. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Over the past few months we have received some questions about reviews of drives such as Seagate’s GB Barracuda All mechanical drives are flimsy See questions and answers.


For more information, please click here. Startup Peak Power Dissipation – The hitcahi power dissipated by a drive upon initial spin-up. Not specified by the manufacturer.

The instructions lead to a site to download software which was supposed to do this. How to Put a Slave on a Hitachi Deskstar. About a year ago Google published some statistics where Hitachi drives showed a far superior ranking over Western Digital, Seagate and others.

Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 – hard drive – 500 GB – SATA-300

I would recommend Deskstar drives for any business that is looking to expand, or create, RAID arrays. When considered along with the drive’s leading performance, the 7K stands overall as the drive desksyar beat.

Our looks at enterprise-oriented SATA drives from Seagate, Maxtor, and WD in two articles the GB enterprise drive roundup and the stand-alone Barracuda ES review in effect represent the performance one may expect from their consumer counterparts.