Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 (3000 GB)

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Item 5977: Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 3TB HUA723030ALA640
FamilyUltrastar 7K3000
Size3000 GB
Cache64 MB
Form Factor3.5"
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty3 years limited
HUA723030ALA640 Reviews2

The HGST Ultrastar™ 7K3000 is the world’s first and only 7200 RPM hard drive rated at 2.0 million hours MTBF and backed by a five-year limited warranty. The Ultrastar 7K3000 represents the fifth-generation HGST 5-platter mechanical design, first introduced in 2004, and has been field proven by top server and storage OEMs as well as leading Internet giants. When the highest quality and reliability are a top requirement, customer field data proves that the Ultrastar 7K3000 delivers by reducing downtime, eliminating service calls and keeping TCO to a minimum. Engineered for the highest reliability, the Ultrastar 7K3000 is not only put through grueling design tests during development but must also pass stringent ongoing reliability testing during manufacturing. Across the entire Ultrastar family, world-class quality control, combined with scientific root-cause analysis and multi-faceted corrective actions, ensure that HGST remains the recognized leader in quality and reliability for enterprise-class hard drives. (


  • 2.0 million hours MTBF
  • Up to 3 terabytes of capacity
  • 6Gb/s SATA and 6Gb/s SAS models for configuration flexibility
  • Dual Stage Actuator (DSA) and Enhanced Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) for robust performance in multi-drive environments
  • 24x7 accessibility for enterprise-class, capacity-optimized applications
  • 5-year limited warranty
Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 64 3000 3 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

Sector size512
Sustained transfer rate152 MB/s
Seek Time8.2 ms
Startup6.9 W
Read/Write11.3 W
Idle5.6 W
Seek29 dB
Error Rate (non-recoverable, bits read)1 in 10**15
Load/Unload Cycles600,000

External links

Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 Reviews & Benchmarks

The Tech Report - Hitachi's Deskstar 7K3000 3TB hard drive - This one does 7,200 RPM Recommended - March 13, 2011

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