At A Glance

Large-sized drive offers winning performance and good specs, but there's no software included.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Hitachi Deskstar extends the company's long-standing tradition of performance and reliability leadership. Hitachi's standardized features in desktop solutions enable fast transfer rates, low power utilization and quiet acoustics. These features combine to make the Deskstar ideal not only for standard PC systems but also for ATA entry-servers, personal video recorders and other non-PC computing requirements.

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The Specs

Part Number 0A31613
Inventory Number 24568
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Parallel ATA-133
Included Software
Included Software
  • Software download only
  • Softwaredocumentation available online
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
Installation Kit Hardware Cable


Windows File Search Test 127.69
Interface Tested ATA-133
Ahead Nero Burning Test 536.0
Large File Test 175.6
Test Version 1.0
ACDSee Test 534
McAfee Virus Scan Test 111.08
WinZip Test 332.0
Windows Files and Folders Test 199.93