Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3030ALA630 (3000 GB)

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Item 7027: Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 3TB HDS5C3030ALA630
FamilyDeskstar 5K3000
Size3000 GB
Cache32 MB
Form Factor3.5"
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty3 years limited
HDS5C3030ALA630 Reviews1

The Deskstar™ 5K3000 hard drive provides an enormous 3TB capacity and features innovative CoolSpin technology to deliver a greater level of power efficiency and quiet operation for energy-conscious, environmentally-friendly computers. Key to CoolSpin technology is an optimization of motor speed to provide an ideal balance of performance, power utilization and acoustics. The CoolSpin technology, along with other HGST power management techniques, gives the Deskstar 5K3000 its 29% power savings over the Deskstar 7K3000. This new 3TB is the first HGST CoolSpin hard drive with a 6Gb/s SATA interface. With low power, high capacity and cool operation, the 3.5-inch Deskstar 5K3000 allows manufacturers to leverage the benefits of the latest components and operating systems to deliver more eco-friendly systems (


  • Up to 3TB capacity
  • CoolSpin™ technology
  • Excellent power utilization and heat emission
  • Up to 29% power savings over 7K3000
  • Quiet acoustics
  • Built on award-winning proven design
Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3030ALA630 32 3000 3 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

Sector size (variable, Bytes/sector)512
Max areal density (Gbits/sq. in.)411
Media transfer rate1366 Mb/s max
Interface transfer rate600 Mb/s max
Performance Idle4.8 W
Idle25 dB

External links

Hitachi HDS5C3030ALA630 Reviews & Benchmarks

Other Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 Reviews & Benchmarks

Silent PC Review - Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 2TB 5940RPM Hard Drive - Aug. 22, 2011

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