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HDS721010CLA630 1TB

The Hitachi HDS721010CLA630 1TB is a 3.5" 1000GB Hard Disk Drive.

It uses the SATA 3Gb/s interface.

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Hitachi HDS721010CLA630 1TB

Drive TypeHard Disk DriveThis defines whether the drive is a large-capacity slower hard disk drive, a smaller-capacity but much faster solid-state drive, or a hybrid
Physical Size3.5"The size of the drive dictates which drive bays it will fit into - generally a small drive will fit into any bigger drive bay with an adapter
Capacity1000GBThe drive storage capacity is the limit to the size of files that can be stored
Release Date01 Mar 2012 The later the release, the more likely manufacturer support will still be around
Drive InterfaceSATA 3Gb/sThe interface is the type of motherboard connection and defines the bandwidth limit of the drive

HDS721010CLA630 1TB compatibility review

The Hitachi HDS721010CLA630 1TB is a hard disk drive, which means it stores data using quickly rotating disks, or platters, that can be read and written on via the moving actuator arm. Hard disk drives generally have a large storage capacity, and so are perfect for large amounts of data. The potential performance is well below that of solid-state drives, but they can definitely still hold their own. The Hitachi HDS721010CLA630 1TB is a decent primary hard disk drive choice, but its performance is somewhat lacking.

At a speed of 0 RPM, the hard disk drive spins at a very slow speed. This speed should be avoided entirely unless used as a dedicated storage system, as the resulting performance would be infuriatingly slow.

With a capacity of 1000GB, the Hitachi HDS721010CLA630 1TB has a decent amount of storage. Using the SATA 2.0 3Gb/s interface this hard disk drive will not be limited by its connection with the motherboard, and there is currently no real reason to choose SATA 3.0 over SATA 2.0 for a mechanical hard disk drive (SSDs are another matter).

A form factor size of 3.5" is standard for desktop drives, and this will fit into any standard case drive bay, or into a 5.25" drive bay with an adapter.

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