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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.
18.0GB Ultra-ATA/66, 2.5" HDD
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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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Short summary description Toshiba 18.0GB Ultra-ATA/66, 2.5" HDD:
This short summary of the Toshiba 18.0GB Ultra-ATA/66, 2.5" HDD data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Toshiba 18.0GB Ultra-ATA/66, 2.5" HDD, Ultra-ATA/66, 5V, UL 1950, EN 60950, C22.2 No.220 No. 950
Long summary description Toshiba 18.0GB Ultra-ATA/66, 2.5" HDD:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Toshiba 18.0GB Ultra-ATA/66, 2.5" HDD based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Toshiba 18.0GB Ultra-ATA/66, 2.5" HDD. Hard drive capacity: 18 GB, Host interface: Ultra-ATA/66, Hard disk rotational speed: 4200 RPM. Power consumption (typical): 2.4 W. Width: (), Height: (), Depth: (). Power requirements: 5V
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Disk Drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
18 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.
4200 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.
1 MB
Hard disk average seek time
13 ms
Full stroke seek
The “full stroke seek” is the time required to travel from the first to the last track of the disk.
23 ms
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
7.14 ms
Bytes per sector
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.
300000 h
UL 1950, EN 60950, C22.2 No.220 No. 950
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.
2.4 W
Operational Conditions
Non-operating shock
Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in non-operating mode
600 G
Operating shock
Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in operating mode
125 G
Weight & Dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
3.94" (100 mm)
The distance from the front to the back of something.
2.75" (69,85 mm)
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
0.492" (12,5 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.
4.94 oz (140 g)
Other features
Power requirements
The product is built in.