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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