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40GB Parallel ATA
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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: 20 Jan 2007
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Info modified on: 05 Aug 2015 16:10:04
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Long product name Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA:
The short editorial description of Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA
1.8", 40GB, PATA, 8MB Cache, 5400RPM

Marketing text Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA

The official marketing text of Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA as supplied by the manufacturer
Toshiba Storage Device Division introduces a new 1.8-inch Hard Disk Drive, the MK4009GAL.

It is based on perpendicular magnetic recording and has a capacity of 40GB. Through the use of a new Low Insertion Force connector (LIF), it is 7 millimetres shorter than current Toshiba drives. This allows manufacturers the possibility to produce even smaller consumer electronics products.

The new drive incorporates the ATA-6 interface and offer 8MB buffer memory.

The MK4009GAL has been developed specifically for ultra-portable devices such as mp3 and multi-media players and Personal Video Recorders.
Short summary description Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA:
This short summary of the Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA, 5 - 60 °C, -20 - 65 °C, 8 - 90%, Parallel ATA, 8 - 90%, HDD
Long summary description Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA. Hard drive capacity: 40 GB, Host interface: Parallel ATA, Hard disk rotational speed: 4200 RPM. Power consumption (standby): 0.12 W, Power consumption (PowerSave): 0.07 W, Power consumption (read): 1 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.
Parallel ATA
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.
8 MB
Hard disk average seek time
15 ms
Full stroke seek
The “full stroke seek” is the time required to travel from the first to the last track of the disk.
26 ms
Device type*
Type or category of the device.
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
Track to track seek time (read/write)
3 ms
Bytes per sector
Hard disk number of heads
Energy Management
Power consumption (standby)
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
0.12 W
Power consumption (PowerSave)
0.07 W
Power consumption (read)
1 W
Power consumption (write)
1 W
Power consumption (idle)
0.3 W
Input voltage
The voltage (V) which is required to power the product.
System Requirements
Windows operating systems supported
Windows vesions wich can be used with the device.
Operational Conditions
Operating temperature range (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 60°C
Storage temperature range (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 65°C
Operating relative humidity range
8 - 90%
Storage relative humidity range
8 - 90%
Operating shock
Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in operating mode
500 G
Non-operating vibration
Environmental requirements for vibration in non-operating mode
5 G
Non-operating shock
Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in non-operating mode
1500 G
Operating vibration
Environmental requirements for vibration in operating mode
2 G
Weight & Dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
3.31" (84 mm)
The distance from the front to the back of something.
2.8" (71 mm)
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
0.197" (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.
1.69 oz (48 g)
Packaging Content
The number of products there are.