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The Hitachi CinemaStar C5K500 is a 2.5 inch hard drive that is designed to save money on the power bill.

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Pros

can be used in desktop or laptop applications - quieter and lighter than 3.5" desktop drives

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uses 20% less power than previous generation (conserves batteries and creates less heat)

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large variety of capacities (160gb, 250gb, 320gb or 500gb)

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5400rpm spindle speed is capable, and more quiet/cool and energy efficient than faster alternatives

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affordable price

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high density 250gb platters

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Cons

mechanical hard disk is more prone to physical damage than solid state alternatives

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5400rpm spindle speed is slower than available 7200rpm drives

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The Hitachi CinemaStar C5K500 is a 2.5 inch hard drive that is designed to save money on the power bill. It has an idle power of 1.3 watts and a read/write power of 1.4W, 20% lower than previous models. The hard drive operates with a speed of 5400 RPM and has four different capacities to choose from: 500GB, 320GB, 250GB, and 160GB. The Hitachi CinemaStar C5K500 is designed to be a high capacity digital video hard drive, ideal for survelliance storage or other video projects. It makes use of the included SmoothStream technology that increases the quality of the hard drive's streaming functionality.

Features
  • Size: 2.5"
  • Capacities: 500GB, 320GB, 250GB, 160GB
  • Speed: 5400 RPM
  • Interface: SATA 3Gb/s
  • Idle Power: 1.3W
  • Read/Write Power: 1.4W
  • Eco Friendly
  • Designed for 24/7 use
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