Pros

  • Very cheap

Cons

  • Low capacity
  • Slow

At A Glance

You get what you pay for with this extremely cheap, low-capacity, slow drive.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Hitachi Deskstar T7K250 extends the companys long-standing tradition of performance 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 T7K250 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 0A31636
Inventory Number 25645
Storage
Drive size 250.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
Included Software
Included Software Ontrack Disk Manager 5.0
General
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • SATA data cable
  • four mounting screws

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Performance
Test Version 2.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 493.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 543.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 55.86
Internal Write - Large File 157.21
Internal Read - WinZip 354.0
Internal Write - Files and Folders 185.61
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 164.32