Pros

  • Cheap

Cons

  • Warranty lasts only one year

At A Glance

This sub-$100 drive outperformed the Hitachi 250GB drive but it costs a little more and has only a one-year warranty.

Manufacturer’s Description

Not Available

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number HD252KJ
Inventory Number 25701
Storage
Drive size 250.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
General
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • SATA power cable
  • SATA data cable
  • four mounting screws
  • jumper

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Performance
Test Version 2.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 403.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 530.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 63.73
Internal Write - Large File 107.85
Internal Read - WinZip 354.0
Internal Write - Files and Folders 131.13
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 168.63