Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (3000 GB)

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Item 9245: Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 3TB HDS723030ALA640
FamilyDeskstar 7K3000
Size3000 GB
Cache64 MB
Form Factor3.5"
Speed6 Gb/s
HDS723030ALA640 Reviews1

The Deskstar™ 7K3000 is HGST’s first hard drive to deliver an enormous three terabytes of storage capacity and 7200 RPM performance in a standard 3.5-inch form factor. The 7K3000 is also the first HGST hard drive with a 6Gb/s SATA interface, which along with its 64MB cache buffer delivers a big boost to performance over the previous generation product. The Deskstar 7K3000 is designed to allow manufacturers to leverage the benefits of the latest components and operating systems to deliver high-performance, high-capacity, power-efficient systems. Deskstar 7K3000 is also available in 2TB and 1.5TB models that accommodate existing systems, as well as new designs. (


  • Up to 3TB for the highest capacity needs
  • 7200 RPM performance
  • 6Gb/s SATA interface for improved performance over previous generation product
  • Eco-friendly, Halogen-free design
  • Designed to leverage new platforms and modern operating systems
Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 64 3000 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

InterfaceSATA 6Gb/s
Capacity (GB)3TB
Sector size (variable, Bytes/sector)512
Max areal density (Gbits/sq. in.)411
Data buffer (MB)64
Rotational Speed (RPM)7200
Media transfer rate (Mbits/sec, max)1656
Interface transfer rate (MB/sec, max)600
Requirement+5 VDC (+/-5%) +12 VDC (+10%/-8%)
Requirement: Start-up (W, peak, max)1.2 (+5V) & 2.0 (+12V)
Performance Idle6.8 W
Idle (Bels)2.9
Error Rate (non-recoverable, bits read)1 in 10^14
Load/Unload Cycles600,000
Z-height (mm)26.1
Dimensions (width x depth, mm)101.6 (+/-0.25) x 147
Weight (g, max)690

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