No, create an account now. It may have a higher capacity, but it has a lower data density, since the GB Scorpio has two GB platters, while the Samsung drive has a single GB platter. Last edited by a moderator: The original drive was a Hitachi 40GB rpm drive which came with the laptop. Thinking that it would take about 30 minutes, I went to finish another errand.

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For a reasonable buy-it-now price, this HD went through the HD cloning process without much problem. These hard drives offer samsunv large, dedicated cache that allows for quick transfer of large and robust programs or files to or from the device. FoxSep 2,in forum: Everything works just fine and it cost me no more than replacing the HD with the same brand and size.

Furthermore, the hard disk offers quick read-and-write functionality ym160hc to the integrated spin speed of RPM. As you can see the drive runs extremely cool and it is extremely fast.

Review of the Samsung HM160HC, World’s Fastest ATA/IDE Mobile hard drive

If you need the PCB urgently or you are data recovery company, suggest you choose the delivery way by Expedited Sameung, it will take about working days. Most impressively, the drive asmsung no degradation in speed across the entire surface of the drive using the HD Tune Pro 4. I have used them right out of the box and copied backup operating systems onto them, placing them directly into a new computer, and out the door in one hour flat.


Write a review aeauexuu. This drive utilizes one platter, which means that there is only one spinning disk and two heads one for each side of the diskinstead of two disks and fours heads. Additional Product Features Drive Interface. It is the buyer’s responsibility to know whether the board is adequate for his hard drive model; 7. I installed all of the software which my laptop uses, mainly: It is quiet, fast, and very reliable.

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Wild Turkey Dec 28, at 2: Hard Drive Laptop Female to 44pin 2. Skip to main content. After loading hdtune, I set the benchmark to accurate and a block size of 8mb.

Share This Page Tweet. This drive is extremely quiet due to its small amount of moving parts. It may have a higher capacity, but it has a lower data density, since the GB Scorpio has two GB platters, while the Samsung drive has a single GB platter.

See any errors on this page? With samsyng ATA Device Configuration Overlay Feature Set, a utility program can modify some of the optional commands, modes, and feature sets that a device reports as supported in identifying device command response, as well as the capacity reported.


I am very amazed by the speed of this drive. The Hitachi is the one with the adaptor over the pins. This quick installation time was very relieving to me, since it led me to believe that this drive really can perform the same as the GB rpm SATA drives. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

Samsung Spinpoint M5 160GB Internal 5400RPM 2.5″ (HM160HC) HDD

KdawgcaJun 23, You can see why here: Did you notice if the new HDD feels a bit cooler than the old one? As I remember with my Dellwhich I format every year or so, the installation of Windows XP takes about 45 minutes. Some other people HAVE had them fail and not Samsung, so, I chose to fight my own personal experience and go with the odds that the 3 new ones I just bought will not fail What are the odds? With the new Samsung drive the battery life is just over 4 hrs and 50 minutes, just shy of 5hrs.

The health tab reads the S. Cin’Jun 22,