Hitachi Travelstar 5K250 (250 GB, 5,400 RPM) Tags: Hard Drives Hitachi Travelstar Storage Last response: December 3, 2010 12:04 AM in Storage Share Gutwrench November 26, 2010 6:52:07 PM I am almost positive that this is the HDD that microsoft uses in their xbox. If I were to purchase one and throw it in, will it work or does it need some kind of formatting first? More about : hitachi travelstar 5k250 250 400 rpm jsc a b G Storage November 26, 2010 8:08:12 PM A new drive will need to be formatted. Gutwrench December 3, 2010 12:04:52 AM Thanks for your replies. If anyone would know of a way to get one formatted would be cool and as far as shooting for a better one, it is the HDD that Microsoft uses. And it is affordable Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum7200 RPM Hitachi TravelStar shortage? ForumEnthusiast 2.5" HDDs: Speed or Capacity? ForumSATA 5400RPM vs SATA 7200 RPM in a laptop Forum7200 RPM ATA-6 vs. 5400RPM Ultra ATA/100 ForumReplacement for a IBM Travelstar HD ForumHard drive replacement for Travelstar 30GN (will this work?) ForumWrong Hard Drive. Forum7200 or 5400rpm for my USB 3.0 Enclosure? Forum5400 vs 7200 RPM Drives in RAID5 Forum7200 rpm vs. 5400rpm laptop HDD question ForumOfficial Laptops Review Thread ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumFilemate usb external + hitachi 1Tb SATA- WONT FORMAT Forum[Solved] New Hitachi 7K2000's raw rear error rate issue ForumHELP! Hard Drive RPM vs Cache ForumMy maxtor external hard disk 250 GB shows g: access denied. Error performing inp ForumPhotofast ? SSD pcie 1,400 MB/s read; 1,500 MB/s write ForumHitachi Deskstar vs Western Digital Caviar Black. Opinions please ForumAny guidelines on drive setups? RPM, OS disk , SSD, etc. confused ForumOLD hitachi DESKTOP hard drive CHECK warranty PERIOD More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !