Hitachi new 7mm thick Travelstar Z7K320 hard drives

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: ,

Hitachi has recently introduced its latest Z7K320 hard drives as Z-series family of Travelstar, which is the industry’s first high-performance and 7mm thick of 2.5-inch hard disk drives for notebook, computer and mobile applications.

Hitachi Travelstar Z7K320 hard drives
~ Hitachi Travelstar Z7K320 hard drives ~

This ultra thick hard drives can reach the speedy 7200 RPM for faster data access with 16MB cache, low power consumption (1.8-Watt for read/ write and 0.8-Watt when idle) and quiet operating noise. It can deliver up to 18% better application performance that 5400RPM model of the same storage capacity.

Travelstar Z7K320 features the thickness of the design that flexible to fit into any hard drive slot for most of the computers and it is designed as the replacement of the standard 2.5-inch, 9.5mm hard drives. It comes with enhanced-availability optimization, which is configured and best for blade servers, network routers, RAID systems that request multi-tasking and constant access to the data in non-stop environments.

Travelstar Z7K320 hard drives have several encryption options for the data protection, which include Bulk Data Encryption (BDE) for hard drive level data protection and Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Opal security specification, which is a new storage security standard technology that enable advanced security features such like pre-boot authentication and secure partition.

Travelstar Z7K320 hard drives also come with Thermal Fly-height Control Implementation that helps to improve Soft Error Rate (SER) and advancing the overall drive performance and reliability.

There are there storage capacities available for Travelstar Z7K320, which are 160GB, 250GB and 320GB. Hitachi is scheduled for mass production of these hard drives in July and August, soon will available in the market for selected countries.

Information via hitachigst.


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