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The general trademark of a manufacturer by which the consumer knows its products. A manufacturer can have multiple brand names. Some manufacturers license their brand names to other producers.
Product family:
The product family is a generic trademark of a brand to indicate a very wide range of products, that can encompass multiple categories. We include product family in the Icecat product title.
Spinpoint P
Product name:
Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD
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The brand's unique identifier for a product. Multiple product codes can be mapped to one mother product code if the specifications are identical. We map away wrong codes or sometimes logistic variants.
Category :
Hard disk drives are today\'s fastest permanent storage media and have a large capacity. For this two reasons they are the most used storage medium in computers and servers. When buying a new hard disk, there are three important things to consider:\
- The connection of the disk to the computer or other device you will be using it with has a big influence on the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk. Make sure the connection of the disk you buy is compatible with your computer!\
- The rotational speed is also important for the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk and determines the time it takes to find a file on the disk.\
- Last but not least, the storage capacity of the disk, i.e. the amount of data that can be stored on the disk.
internal hard drives
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Included since: 19 Feb 2007
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 21 Jun 2012 14:33:43
The date of the most recent change of the data-sheet in Icecat's system
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Long product name Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD:
The short editorial description of Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD
40GB, Ultra-ATA/133, 2MB Buffer, 7200 RPM HDD

Marketing text Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD

The official marketing text of Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD as supplied by the manufacturer
- Fluid Dynamic Bearing Spindle Motor Technology.
- High Speed Dual Digital Signal Processor (DSP) Based Architecture.
- ATA S.M.A.R.T. Compliant.
- ATA Security Mode Feature Set.
- ATA Host Protected Area Feature Set.
- ATA Automatic Acoustic Management Feature Set.
- ATA 48-bit Address Feature Set.
- ATA Device Configuration Overlay Feature Set.
- Multi-Burst On-The-Fly Error Correction.
- SilentSeek™.
Short summary description Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD:
This short summary of the Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD, Ultra-ATA/133
Long summary description Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Samsung Spinpoint P 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Samsung 40GB Ultra-ATA/133 HDD, Spinpoint P. Hard drive capacity: 40 GB, Host interface: Ultra-ATA/133, Hard disk rotational speed: 7200 RPM. Power consumption (typical): 7 W, Power consumption (standby): 1.5 W. Width: (), Height: (), Depth: ()
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Disk Drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
40 GB
Host interface*
The way that a hard disk drive (HDD) is connected to the rest of the computer through a 'bus' such as ATA or SCSI.
Hard disk rotational speed*
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Hard drive size*
The amount of data that the hard drive can store.
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
2 MB
Hard disk average seek time
8.9 ms
Full stroke seek
The “full stroke seek” is the time required to travel from the first to the last track of the disk.
18 ms
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
4.17 ms
Track to track seek time (read/write)
0.8 ms
Bytes per sector
Start/stop cycles
Drive ready time
5 s
Disk Drive
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
Statistical model used to indicate product/mechanism reliability; expressed in hours and percentage of duty cycle. This number (in hours) does not indicate the mean time before failure for a single unit/mechanism.
600000 h
Energy Management
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
7 W
Power consumption (standby)
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
1.5 W
Weight & Dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
5.75" (146,05 mm)
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
1" (25,4 mm)
The distance from the front to the back of something.
4" (101,6 mm)
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
22.3 oz (631 g)
Other features
The product is built in.
Acoustic pressure emissions
Level of sound pressure per ISO 9614-1.
2.5 dB