Toshiba Mobile MQ01ABB - 1.5TB 5400RPM SATA II 3Gb/s 8MB Cache 2.5" 15mm Laptop Hard Drive - MQ01ABB150


The Toshiba MQ01ABB150 is for specific applications and is not meant for Laptops or Notebooks due to the 15mm drive height.

Warranty1 Year Warranty

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ManufacturerToshiba Corporation
SeriesToshiba Mobile HDD MQ01ABBxxx
UPC Code696859079252

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity1.5 TB
Spindle Speed5400 RPM Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer8 MiB Intelligent Caching
Advanced FormatYes - logical 512e (emulation) / physical 4096 (4K native)
Form Factor2.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive
InterfaceSATA II 3Gb/sec (Generation 2)
Interface Speed3Gb/sec - Data Transfer Rate (max) Buffer to Host
Data Transfer Rateup to 175.6 MB/sec Host to/from Drive (Sustained)
Interface ConnectorSATA (7-Pin Signal and 15-Pin Power Connector)
Seek Time12 ms (average seek time)
Recording TechnologyPerpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
Life Expectancy20,000 Power On Hours (POH) / 5 Years Component Design Life
Workload Rating600,000 Hours MTTF (Mean Time To Failures) / 600,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 300Gs / 2ms - Non Operating: 600Gs / 1ms (half sine wave)
EncryptionNo - Standard Model
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 100.0mm x 69.85mm x 15.0mm
Part NumberHDKFB03
ClassificationMainstream Drives

Key Features

  • Available in 1.5TB and 2TB Capacities
  • 5400 RPM Spindle Rotation Speed Motor
  • Advanced Format (AF) Sector Technology
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Ultra Quiet Silent Seek Technology
  • Closed Loop Actuator Servo with Auto Lock
  • Advanced Power Management Technology
  • Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
  • Read Multiple and Write Multiple Command Support
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ) Technology
  • Thermal Fly Height Control (TFC) Technology
  • Full-track Multiple-Sector Transfer Capability
  • State-of-the-Art Cache and On-the-Fly Error-Correction Algorithms
  • MTBF of 600,000 Hours
  • Staggered Spin-up Technology
  • Multi Zone Recording Technology
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

Toshiba Mobile HDD MQ01ABB Series Hard Drives

Targeted for high capacity external, add-on and stationary applications, the 2.5-inch MQ01ABB hard drive series provides up to 2TB of storage in a 15mm-high package.

Toshiba's line of large capacity 5,400 rpm 2.5-inch HDDs offer large capacity storage in small form factor for industry leading applications. MQ01ABB200 provides 2 TB of capacity and a SATA interface in a 15mm height design with 4 platters. The advanced MQ01ABB200 targets capacity hungry applications markets like external HDDs. A quick spin up of the spindle motor in 3 seconds and an average access time of 12ms makes the drive a fast solution. In addition, the drives also feature good power efficiency value of 0.000350 W/GB. A shock detection against operating shock up to 2,940 m/s supports reliability. As with all Toshiba 2.5-inch HDDs, the complete series is halogen free, antimony free and RoHS compatible.


  • 2TB and 1.5TB Models in the 2.5-inch Form Factor
  • 5400 RPM Rotational Speed
  • Stored Data Transfer Rate Up to 175.6 MB/second
  • Low Power and Staggered Spin-up Support
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