Hitachi Travelstar E7K60 - 40.0GB 7200RPM Ultra ATA-100Mb/s 8MB Cache 2.5" 9.5mm Laptop Hard Drive - HTE726040M9AT00


Warranty90 Day Warranty
AvailabilityYes - Ships in 1 to 2 Days
ManufacturerHitachi Global Storage Technology
SeriesHitachi Travelstar E7K60
UPC CodeDoes Not Apply

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity40.0 GB
Spindle Speed7200 RPM Fluid Dynamic (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer8 MB Intelligent Caching
Advanced FormatNo - 512 Sector Size (Bytes)
Form Factor2.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive
InterfacePATA (EIDE Ultra-DMA ATA-6)
Interface SpeedUltra DMA Mode-5 - ATA 100MB/sec
Data Transfer Rateup to 100MB/sec Host to/from Drive (Sustained)
Interface ConnectorPATA (44-Pin Signal/Power and 4-Pin Jumper)
Recording TechnologyPerpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
Life Expectancy300,000 Hours MTTF (Mean Time To Failures) / 732 Power on Hours per month (24x7)
Workload Rating< 30 TB/yr (Workload Rate Limit) / 300,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 200Gs / 2ms - Non Operating: 1000Gs / 1ms (half sine wave)
EncryptionNo - Standard Model
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 100.5mm x 70.0mm x 9.5mm
Part Number14R9200
ClassificationEndurance Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 60GB
  • Built to run in 24/7 (always-on) Environments
  • 7200RPM Rotational Speed Motor
  • Read Multiple and Write Multiple Command Support
  • Optimized Femto Actuator/Suspension Design
  • Intelligent Caching Technology
  • Full Track Multiple Sector Transfer Technology
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ) Technology
  • Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
  • 300,000 Load/Unload Cycles for Data Integrity
  • Enhanced Adaptive Battery Life Extender (ABLE) Technology
  • TrueTrack Servo Technology
  • Thermal Fly Height Control Technology
  • Enhanced Error Correction Code (ECC) Technology
  • Staggered Spin-Up Technology
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

Hitachi Travelstar E7K60 Hard Drives

Industry First...AGAIN!

Introducing the industry’s first enhanced - availability 7200RPM mobile class hard drive for 24x7 data ready environments — Hitachi’s Travelstar E7K60. The combination of speed and endurance on Hitachi’s Travelstar E7K60 gives users an industrial strength 2.5-inch hard drive to take on demanding data access requirements typical of applications such as network routers, point-of-sale terminals, blade servers, and telephony networking systems.

“Always on” for 24x7 Access

Users who require high data availability can take advantage of the “always-on” characteristic of Hitachi’s Travelstar E7K60. Because the drive never has to wake up from sleepmode, users can access their data
more quickly yielding improved transactional time. The drives are designed to allow users to leave it powered on around the clock and supports a read/write duty cycle of up to 50 percent—more than twice the level supported on standard mobile drives.

Industry Proven Technology

Designed specifically for continuous operation, the Travelstar E7K60 extends the Travelstar tradition of delivering performance and reliability. The 9.5mm high, 7200 RPM 2.5-inch Travelstar E7K60 provides added benefits to users, including minimal heat emission for optimal performance, low power consumption, and a small form factor for compact environments. The Hitachi Travelstar E7K60 series of hard disk drives utilizes proven storage technologies such as True Track Servo, Drive Fitness Test (DFT), Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) to help maintain high performance and fast seek times in always-on environments.

Service & Support

Hitachi drives are backed by an array of technical support and services, which may include customer and integration assistance. Hitachi is dedicated to providing a breadth of hard disk drive solutions to satisfy all of today‘s demanding computing needs.


  • Designed for continuous operations to support 24x7 applications
  • Small for factor for high capacity compact environments
  • Minimal heat emission
  • Low power consumption
  • Supports read/write duty cycles of up to 50 percent
  • Rugged non-operational shock rating of 1000Gs/1ms


  • Blade Servers
  • Network Routers
  • Point-of-Sale Terminals
  • Telephony Applications
  • Web Hosting
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