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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. More items related to this product. Even so, however, both drives in an absolute sense remain very quiet at idle — one travelsstar be hard pressed to hear either drive spinning when mounted in a notebook.

Our only caveat is perhaps a slightly louder than average actuator that yields a subtle yet audible seek noise when the drive is actively retrieving data. Perhaps more significant, however, is the 5K’s idle score of 0. The 5K also more or less matches the 5K and lands in the middle of the pack. The Travelstar 5K was introduced alongside the firm’s RPM offering as a slower yet more capacious and more affordable alternative.


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Both review units yield an objectively measured idle noise floor significantly higher than their respective predecessors.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Conversely, a high score does not necessarily indicate that the drive exhibits an intrusive noise profile. Samsung ZET Review. Noise and Power Measurements Idle Noise – The sound pressure emitted from a drive measured at a distance of 3 millimeters.

In the relatively closed environment of a computer case, power dissipation correlates highly with drive temperature. The Travelstar offers amazing power management and delivers the lowest RPM power consumption providing longer battery life for notebook users.

Since then, however, capacities have crept forward, especially in the RPM sector.

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Its prowess under multi-user loads also rivals that of RPM drives. The Travelstar 5K delivers a significant across-the-board improvement over the anemic 5K though it still lands in the middle of the pack in absolute terms. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 hotachi 1. Get to Know Us. Share your thoughts with other customers. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: While going the other way is pretty hard, it’s not completely impossible.

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