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HGST Travelstar 7K1000 Review: A 1 TB Notebook Drive At 7200 RPM

Technical Data And Test Configuration

Technical Data

ManufacturerHitachi
ModelTravelstar 7K1000
Model NumberHTS721010A9E630
Form Factor2.5"
Capacity1 TB
Platters2
Rotational Speed7200 RPM
Cache Size16 MB
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Dimensions (W x L x H)2.75" x 3.93" x 9.5 mm
Weight4 oz.
WarrantyThree Years

Test Configuration

System Hardware
HardwareDetails
CPUIntel Core i5-2500K (32 nm, Sandy Bridge, D2), 4C/4T, 3.3 GHz, 4 x 256 KB L2 Cache, 6 MB L3 Cache, w/ HD Graphics 3000, 95 W TDP, 3.7 GHz max. Turbo
Motherboard (LGA 1155)Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3, Revision: 0.2, Chipset: Intel Z68 Express, BIOS: F3
RAM2 x 2 GB DDR3-1333, Corsair TR3X6G1600C8D
System SSDIntel X25-M G1, 80 GB, Firmware 0701, SATA 3 Gb/s
ControllerIntel PCH Z68 Express SATA 6Gb/s
Power SupplySeasonic X-760 760 W, SS-760KM Active PFC F3
Benchmarks
Performance Measurementsh2benchw 3.16
PCMark 7 1.0.4
I/O PerformanceIometer 2006.07.27
Fileserver-Benchmark
Webserver-Benchmark
Database-Benchmark
Workstation-Benchmark
Streaming Reads
Streaming Writes
4 KB Random Reads
4 KB Random Writes
System Software & Drivers
DriversDetails
Operating SystemWindows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
Intel Chipset Driver9.2.0.1030
Intel Rapid Storage10.​5.​0.​1026