Samsung Spinpoint M5P Mobile - 120GB 5400RPM Ultra ATA-100Mb/s 8MB Cache 2.5" 9.5mm Laptop Hard Drive - HM121HC


Warranty90 Day Warranty
AvailabilityYes - Ships in 1 to 2 Days
ManufacturerSamsung Corporation
SeriesSamsung Spinpoint M5P Mobile PATA HDD
UPC Code683728121341

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity120 GB
Spindle Speed5400 RPM Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer8 MB Intelligent DRAM 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 826 Mbits/sec to/from Buffer (Max)
Interface ConnectorPATA (44-Pin Signal/Power and 4-Pin Jumper)
Seek Time12 ms (average seek time)
Recording TechnologyPerpendicular Magnetic Recording (TuMR/PMR) Technology
Life Expectancy20,000 Power On Hours (POH) / 5 Years Component Design Life
Workload Rating300,000 Hours MTBF (Mean Time Before Failures) / 600,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 325Gs / 2ms - Non Operating: 1000Gs / 1ms (half sine wave)
EncryptionNo - Standard Model
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 100.0mm x 69.85mm x 9.5mm
ClassificationMainstream Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 160GB
  • 5400 RPM Rotational Speed Motor
  • Intelligent DRAM Caching Technology
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Ultra Quiet Silent Seek Technology
  • Closed Loop Actuator Servo with Auto Lock
  • Load/Unload Head Technology
  • Advanced Power Management Technology
  • Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (TuMR/PMR) Heads with FOD Technology
  • Read Multiple and Write Multiple Command Support
  • Thermal Fly Height Control (TFC) Technology
  • Full-Track Multiple-Sector Transfer Capability
  • On-the-Fly Error-Correction Technology
  • MTBF of 300,000 Hours
  • Staggered Spin-up Technology
  • NoiseGuards Technology
  • Multi Zone Recording Technology
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

Samsung Spinpoint M5P PATA Mobile HDD Series

True mobility in your imagination can be realized with desktop-compatible capacity, quietest operation, and longer battery life.

Imagine a hard drive that combines technology, performance and ecology, Samsung invented it for you with its range of hard drives that consume less energy and are much quieter than a conventional hard disk.

Store your files and folders on the Samsung Spinpoint M5P Series internal hard drives. The ultra ATA-100 interface of this Spinpoint M5P Series hard drives offer better connectivity for superior performance. The fluid dynamic bearing spindle motor technology of this Samsung Internal HDD enhances the data processing speed, for speedy execution. The multi-burst on-the-fly error correction of the Samsung Spinpoint M5P Series hard drives deliver error-free results. The hybrid latch system of this Spinpoint M5P Series hard drives endure reliability, and assures noiseless performance. The SilentSeek technology of this Samsung Internal HDD speeds up the data seek times, for faster overall performance.

   Key Features

  • 5400 RPM spindle speed delivers high performance mobile computing with low average data seek time
  • Ultra-high capacity mobile hard disk drives (HDD) feature Perpendicular Magnetic Recording technology
  • 2.5-inch HDDs feature Ultra DMA Mode 5 (UDMA100) Compatible interface and up to 160GB of storage
  • Features exceptionally high quality, reliability and performance
  • Ideal for notebooks requiring high speed and capacity

   Best Fit Applications

  • Laptops
  • Notebooks
  • Gaming PCs
  • Small Form Factor PC's
  • Slimline Desktop
  • External Storage
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Mobile Applications
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