Toshiba MKxx61GSYN Series MK5061GSYN (500 GB)

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Item 6488: Toshiba MKxx61GSYN Series 500GB MK5061GSYN
BrandToshiba
FamilyMKxx61GSYN Series
PartMK5061GSYN
Size500 GB
Cache16 MB
RPM7200
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 year
Disk Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 HTS541010A9E680 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 63.83 15.67
Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.90 15.41
Toshiba MQ01ABD075 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 49.00 15.31
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 65.99 15.15
Western Digital Blue WD7500BPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 750 2 51.85 14.46
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 69.98 14.29
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 53.00 14.15
Western Digital Green WD20NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 2000 143.89 13.90
Seagate Momentus LP STBD1000100 SATA 5400 1000 75.00 13.33
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 0J22413 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 77.00 12.99
Western Digital Red WD10JFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 1000 3 79.24 12.62
Hitachi 0J11563 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 59.90 12.52
Western Digital Green WD15NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 1500 120.74 12.42
Toshiba HDKBB097 SATA 5400 8 750 61.09 12.28
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 52.92 12.09
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 83.99 11.91
Western Digital Red WD7500BFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 750 3 63.24 11.86
Western Digital WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 84.99 11.77
Western Digital Blue WD7500LPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 750 2 63.99 11.72
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 85.95 11.63
Western Digital Blue WD5000LPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 500 2 43.99 11.37
Toshiba HDKBB97 SATA 5400 8 750 66.06 11.35
Western Digital Green WD15NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1500 2 133.13 11.27
Samsung SpinPoint MT2 HM100UI SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 89.00 11.24
Western Digital Black WD7500BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 67.23 11.16
Toshiba MQ01ABD050 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 45.00 11.11
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500KPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 750 3 69.00 10.87
Samsung HN-M640MBB SATA 3 Gb/s 8 640 59.00 10.85
Hitachi Travelstar 0S02858 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 46.99 10.64
Hitachi Travelstar H2IK500854SP SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 500 47.28 10.58
Samsung Spinpoint M8 HN-M500MBB SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 48.00 10.42
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 96.59 10.35
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 96.98 10.31
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 2 48.75 10.26
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 3 48.89 10.23
Hitachi 0J11561 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 3 49.94 10.01
Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380 (0J11285) SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 49.99 10.00
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 500 50.25 9.95
Western Digital Blue WD10SPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 2 101.06 9.90
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 ST9500325AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 52.99 9.44
Hitachi Travelstar Z7K500 HTS725050A7E630 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 53.00 9.43
Western Digital Scorpio Black WD7500BPKT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 79.99 9.38
Toshiba MKxx76GSX Series MK6476GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 1 69.00 9.28
Toshiba PH2050U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 500 54.99 9.09
Hitachi Travelstar 7K750 0J12281 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 55.00 9.09
Toshiba MK6459GSX SATA 5400 650 3 72.00 9.03
Seagate Momentus ST905003N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 56.94 8.78
Western Digital Black WD5000BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 56.95 8.78
Seagate ST500LM021 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 58.05 8.61
Western Digital WDBMYH5000ANC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 59.99 8.33
Western Digital AV-25 WD5000BUDT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 32 500 3 59.99 8.33
Western Digital Product Line:AV-25 WD5000LUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 500 60.50 8.26
Toshiba MKxx65GSX Series MK6465GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 79.00 8.10
Samsung HN-M101MBB SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 63.25 7.91
Western Digital Scorpio Black WD5000BPKT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 63.85 7.83
Samsung Spinpoint M7E HM501II SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 65.00 7.69
Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 HTS725032A9A364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 65.00 7.69
Western Digital Scorpio Black WD5000BEKT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 65.45 7.64
Toshiba MK7559GSXP SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 99.00 7.58
Western Digital Laptop Mainstream WDBMYH5000ANC SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 67.99 7.35
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500423AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 68.95 7.25
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 69.95 7.15
Seagate ST500LM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 72.95 6.85
Toshiba MKxx65GSX Series MK5065GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 76.00 6.58
Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 HTS725050A9A364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 78.00 6.41
Seagate ST9750422AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 117.30 6.39
Hitachi 0Y30055 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 3 81.21 6.16
Lenovo ThinkPad 43N3423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 84.99 5.88
Seagate Constellation ST9500530NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 85.46 5.85
Toshiba MK6461GSYN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 3 109.99 5.82
Toshiba MKxx56GSY Series MK5056GSY SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 95.00 5.26
Toshiba MK5059GSX SATA 500 3 95.00 5.26
HP Midline 507750-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 99.00 5.05
Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 155.00 4.84
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BEVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 149.95 4.27
Seagate Constellation.2 ST9500620NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 121.60 4.11
Western Digital AV-25 WD5000BUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 500 3 129.95 3.85
Toshiba MK5059GSXP SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 129.99 3.85
Seagate Momentus XT STAN500100 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 139.99 3.57
Toshiba MKxx61GSYN Series MK5061GSYN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 144.95 3.45
Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 145.00 3.45
Western Digital Product Line:VelociRaptor WD5000BHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 152.99 3.27
Samsung Spinpoint M7 HM500JI SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 169.95 2.94
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000BEVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 3 199.95 2.50
Seagate Constellation.2 ST9500621NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 209.41 2.39
IBM 42D0752 SATA 7200 500 300.00 1.67
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 44.00 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS725025A9A364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 59.99 0.00
Seagate SuperSpeed HDD STBD1000400 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1TB + 8GB SSD 98.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABF050H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB/SLC 8GB 79.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABD100H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB+8GB 99.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2100U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB + 8GB NAND Flash 107.51 0.00
Toshiba PH2050U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB + 8GB NAND Flash 82.84 0.00
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WDBABC0010BNC-NRSN SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 8 0 2 127.26 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-01-02 $144.95 +15.00
2013-12-23 $129.95

Manufacturer's Specs

General
Platters2
Data Heads4
Performance
Track-to-track Seek1 ms
Average Seek Time12 ms
Average Latency4.16 ms
Power
Spin up5.5 W
Seek2.3 W
Read/Write2.1 W
Idle0.8 W
Standby0.16 W
Sleep0.13 W
Acoustics
Idle26 dB
Seek26 dB

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