Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 – best mobile hard drive for laptop

Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 – a modern mobile hard drive, the main feature of which is the use of plates with high-density recording: 250 and 320 MB on one plate. Hitachi’s it allows us to offer three options for the scope of the device – it’s 500, 640 and 750 GB hard drive with a spindle speed of 7.2 thousand/min (in most modern devices of this kind, it is 5.4 thousand rev/min).

HDD Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 500 GB

HDD Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 500 GB

Another feature of the Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 can be called technology support Advanced Format, which gives the possibility to increase up to 4 MB size of the sector during formatting, making use of the free space on the drive can be more efficient.

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Interesting facts about the hard disk

Form factor hard drives does not indicate the size of the case, and the diameter of the drive plate, which is traditionally marked in inches. Thus, the 3.5-inch HDD has a body width of 10 cm, ie 3.937 inches.

Over the years, the capacity of hard drives doubles every 12 months.

Toshiba hard drive form factor measuring 0.85 inches

Toshiba hard drive form factor measuring 0.85 inches

In 2004 by Toshiba at the Consumer Electronics Show was presented HDD form factor measuring 0.85 inches, which amounts to 4 GB. This model was entered in the Guinness Book of Records, and was later put into production.

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Memory Status

Unfortunately, the Windows operating system with its standard program does not free RAM on your computer from the “clutters”, so for this purpose advanced users often use third-party programs. One of these is the Memory Status.

Program Memory Status

Program Memory Status

So, Memory Status – is an application for working with RAM. It gives you the opportunity to see the amount of free memory , both in megabytes and as a percentage. The same information is available and the swap file. Moreover window translates load curve, which is equipped with a special scroller allowing load limit of RAM, when the last of which will start automatically exempted from unnecessary data.

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The storage-access device

Storage device with random access (RAM) – a kind of computer memory that can achieve at the same time access to any cell by its address on read or write.

IBM 701

IBM 701

The very first computers to carry out the functions of the main memory, the capacity of which was hundreds or thousands of bits used for the delay line memory or relay various vacuum tubes. Built on triodes latch used for higher speed memory blocks (registers, register direct access storage).

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SSD

Familiar to us today storage devices – hard drives, gradually sidelined new devices – solid state drives (SSD). What they have benefits?

SSD storage device – a device based on the RAM chips. Although these SSDs can be based on flash memory. Drive controller equipped with a control, and unlike hard disk, SSD have no moving parts, so it is virtually silent.

Intel SSD 320 Series 300 GB

Intel SSD 320 Series 300 GB

SSDs are most commonly used in the compact devices: laptops, netbooks, smartphones, etc., thanks to its small footprint.

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Memory Card Review ADATA microSDHC UHS-I 16GB

Memory Card microSDHC UHS-I is equipped with a standard package for the company ADATA – the drive is in a plastic box. On the front side is a logo of the manufacturer, the memory size and format, the performance when writing and reading data, the recommended model for use of the card, support video playback Full HD. On the reverse side of the package are the manufacturer’s data, as well as information about the compatibility of this card with different devices (tablets, smart phones, media players, digital cameras, etc.).

Memory Card ADATA microSDHC UHS-I 16GB with adapter

Memory Card ADATA microSDHC UHS-I 16GB with adapter

Appearance ADATA microSDHC UHS-I compliant with all standards. By the way, the card memory can also find the manufacturer’s name, memory, and format.

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How to choose an external hard drive?

Some time ago, transfer files from one computer to another is a big problem: there was no flash cards, high speed Internet, disks, so they had to dismantle the system unit, remove the internal hard disk directly, and then connect it to another PC. Today there are so many different hard drives, the choice of which should take into account some points.

External Hard Disk ADATA Nobility NH92 2.5" 1TB USB 2.0

External Hard Disk ADATA Nobility NH92 2.5″ 1TB USB 2.0

Memory Size
Directly depends on the amount of memory, how much information will fit on the disk. If you keep a large amount of information, it is best to buy a couple of hard drives. Then, if fails, you can always use the backup.

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