Pros

  • Large capacity

Cons

  • No bundled software

At A Glance

Giant-sized storage capacity and solid performance make this drive appealing.

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.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hitachigst.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number HDS725050KLAT80
Inventory Number 24557
Storage
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Included Software
Included Software
  • Software download only
  • Softwaredocumentation available online
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware Cable
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300

Performance

Performance
Windows File Search Test 126.09
Interface Tested Serial ATA-300
Ahead Nero Burning Test 452.0
Large File Test 124.3
Test Version 1.0
ACDSee Test 512
McAfee Virus Scan Test 109.33
WinZip Test 340.0
Windows Files and Folders Test 167.55