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Standard Models HTS545050B9A300 HTS545040B9A300 HTS545032B9A300 HTS545025B9A300 HTS545016B9A300 HTS545012B9A300

BDE Option Models HTS545050B9A301 HTS545040B9A301 HTS545032B9A301 HTS545025B9A301 HTS545016B9A301 HTS545012B9A301

EA Models HTE545050B9A300 HTE545032B9A300 HTE545025B9A300 HTE545016B9A300

Configuration Interface

SATA 3Gb/s

Capacity (GB)1

500 / 400 / 320 / 250 / 160 / 120

500 / 320 / 250 / 160

Sector size (bytes) Recording zones Data heads Disks Areal density (Gbit/sq.in. max,) Performance

512 24 4/4/3/2/2/1 2/2/2/1/1/1 375

4/3/2/2 2/2/1/1

Data buffer (MB)2 Rotational speed (RPM) Latency average (ms) Media transfer rate (Mbits/sec, max) Interface Transfer Rate (MB/sec, max) Seek time

8 5400 5.5 875 300

Load / unload cycle


Power on hours (POH) per month






Travelstar™ 5K500.B


+5 VDC (+ -5%)

4.5 1.7 1.4 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.1

Idle (avg.) N/A N/A

9.5 70 x 100 102 // 95

400G/2ms, 200G/1ms 5 to 55o C

1000G/1ms -40 to 65o C

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Power Requirement Dissipation Startup (W, peak, max.) Seek (W, avg.) Read / Write (W, avg.) Performance idle (W, avg.) Active idle (W, avg.) Low power idle (W, avg.) Standby (W, avg.) Sleep (W) Physical size

z-height (mm) Dimensions (width x depth, mm) Weight (g, max,) Environmental (Operating)

Shock (half-sine wave) Ambient temperature Environmental (Non-operating) Shock (half-sine wave) Ambient temperature Acoustics (A-weighted sound power) Idle (Bels, typical) Seek (Bels, typical)

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Average (typical) ms (read)3 Track to track (typical) ms (read)

Full stroke (typical) ms (read) Reliability

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Hitachi quality and service

Hitachi Travelstar hard disk drives are designed to the highest quality standards and contain field-proven components. Hitachi provides worldwide technical support and integration services to enable global customers to bring their products to market quickly.

How to read the Travelstar model number HTS545050B9A300 = 500GB, SATA 3Gb/s H = Hitachi T = Travelstar S = Standard (vs E for Enhanced availability) 54 = 5400 RPM 50 = Full capacity — 500GB 50 = Capacity this model, 50 = 500GB

(40 = 400GB, 32 = 320GB, 25 = 250GB, 16 = 160GB, 12 = 120GB) B = Generation code 9 = 9.5mm z-height A3= Interface, SATA 3Gb/s

  • 0

    = Reserved

    • 0

      = Feature code, 0 = None (1 = BDE)

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One GB is equal to one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity may be less. Upper 736KB out of 8MB used for firmware Excludes command overhead Designed for low duty cycle, non mission-critical applications in PC, nearline and consumer electronics environments, which vary from application to application

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