Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD501LJ (500 GB)

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Item 890: Samsung SpinPoint T Series 500GB HD501LJ
BrandSamsung
FamilySpinPoint T Series
PartHD501LJ
Size500 GB
Cache16 MB
RPM7200
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
HD501LJ Reviews1
Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD501LJ 16 500 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 3.0 Gbps
Buffer DRAM Size16 MB
Byte per Sector512
Capacity500 GB
Performance
Seek time - full stroke18 ms
Seek time - average8.9 ms
Drive Reday Time10 sec
Average Latency4.17 ms
Seek time - track to track0.8 ms
Rotational Speed7200 rpm
Acoustics
Random Write2.9 bel
Idle2.7 bel
Random Read2.9 bel
Reliability
Component Design Life5 years
Start/Stop Cycles50,000
Non-recoverable Read Error1 sector in 10^14 bits
Physical
Width101.6 mm
Length146 mm
Height (Max.)25.4 mm
Weight639 g

Samsung HD501LJ Reviews & Benchmarks

Other Samsung SpinPoint T Series Reviews & Benchmarks

StorageReview - Samsung SpinPoint T166 - June 25, 2007
The Tech Report - Samsung's SpinPoint T hard drive - SpinWho? - Sept. 13, 2006
Silent PC Review - Samsung Spinpoint T Series: Successor to a Quiet Legacy - Sept. 4, 2006

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