With the exception of the Z5K320, which is related to the Z5K500, all of the drives competing with the Z5K500 are two-platter mainstream 9. Game installation times are the same as the stock drive. Please call us before purchasing if you need the exact part number or model Write a headline for your review here: Write your review here: Your email: We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer. . Normal drives show an increase in performance from left to right.
Getting to this higher capacity in such a slim package has been a big deal for drive manufactures, since in the 7mm drive space you are limited to a single drive platter, instead of two in a 9. The bottom of the drive is very clean in appearance, with all surface-mount components facing towards the bottom of the drive. The following guidelines apply to all product categories unless otherwise indicated within specific categories. The most puzzling part is that its brother, the Z5K320, is keeping up just fine. Conclusion The Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 is more impressive on paper than in real life. Все юридические, морально-этические и финансовые взаимоотношения продавец-покупатель решаются ими только между собой самостоятельно. We offer no support for any website or subreddit linked anywhere on this site.
A tout moment vous gardez la possibilité de retirer votre consentement en vous désinscrivant depuis un mail. Please enter a valid email address. Additionally, the 7mm drives produce less noise on average since there are less moving parts. A high average write latency is always a bad thing. Just a avoid this drive, its not worth your trouble. No further testing has been done on this drive therefore is not being sold as a 100% tested drive and should be considered an exact donor drive for data recovery.
Be the first to review this product! That said, we will let our real-world custom benchmarks tell the true story. The trace captures the heavy read activity of each game loading from the start, as well as textures as the game progresses. We the mods do not offer any warranty or guarantee that you will not be scammed, and all risk lays on you the user. In the random transfer benchmark, the Z5K500 is having similar issues; it does fine on the read speeds but gets murdered in the writes. Hitachi sold to Western Digital so that is my next check. The Z5K500 suffers considerably when it comes to performance, however; its read performance is middle of the pack but its write performance is downright awful. The Z5K500 carries the EcoTrac classification due to its low-power consumption and eco-friendly, halogen-free production.
It does use the new 4K Advanced Format, which increases the age-old 512b sector size by a factor of eight; theoretically this improves performance and reliability by a small amount though in our testing, the difference is quite small. Please if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. I bought this guy as my notebook for meetings and travel because it is lite but I hate using it because of the bottleneck at the drive level. Please contact the manufacturer to check. The Samsung does positively awful here; it has only gotten worse. Travelstar Z5K500 delivers the right balance of capacity, power-management and design flexibility to meet the needs of mobile applications.
We won't share your email with anybody. Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description. Don't even believe it for a second. While capacity might be the biggest selling point of this drive, it is also important to see how well it does in the performance category, which we dive into in this review. The write performance is dreadful. Product may or may not be in the original packaging. For the record, the Samsung drive is doing almost as bad here, which is somewhat surprising given it did well in the sequential benchmark.
Furthermore it has a high average write latency, which hurts performance across the board. I have updated all firmware that I can find. Functionality issues beyond signs of use should be disclosed in product description. Compared to the , it is more or less the same except for write speeds. I have all the equipment, and it would take me several hours, and plenty of research, parts, etc. It delivers the balance of capacity, ruggedness and low-power to meet the needs of consumers and commercial users in an eco-friendly footprint.
Other Thoughts: If I were the only one who this happened to then maybe id say it was a fluke. Another set of technologies improve the browsing experience and personalize it. Could be the computer in general or maybe just the drive getting old, but even a 5400 shouldn't be going this slow. The Z5K500 does not look good, placing at the back of the line ahead of the pathetic Samsung. Our last set of benchmarks put the drives through a server-style load, increasing the queue depth from 1 to 128. Благодаря этому мы можем отрегулировать сайт в соответствии с вашими потребностями.