Toshiba Mobile HDD - 120GB 4200RPM Ultra ATA-100Mb/s 8MB Cache 2.5" 9.5mm Laptop Hard Drive - MK1233GAS


Warranty90 Day Warranty
AvailabilityYes - Ships in 1 to 2 Days
ManufacturerToshiba Corporation
SeriesToshiba Mobile HDD MKxxxxGAS
UPC Code683728133849

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity120 GB
Spindle Speed4200 RPM Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer8 MiB Dynamic DRAM Caching
Advanced FormatNo - 512 Sector Size (Bytes)
Form Factor2.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive
InterfacePATA (EIDE Ultra-DMA ATA)
Interface SpeedUltra DMA Mode-5 - ATA 100MB/sec
Data Transfer Rate154 Mbits/sec up to 393 Mbits/sec Internal Transfer Rate (max)
Interface ConnectorPATA (44-Pin Signal/Power and 4-Pin Jumper)
Seek Time12 ms (average seek time)
Recording TechnologyPerpendicular Giant Magnetoresistive Recording (GMR) Technology
Life Expectancy20,000 Power On Hours (POH) / 5 Years Component Design Life
Workload Rating300,000 Hours MTTF (Mean Time To Failures) / 300,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 325Gs / 2ms - Non Operating: 850Gs / 1ms (half sine wave)
EncryptionNo - Standard Model
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 100.0mm x 69.85mm x 9.5mm
Part NumberHDD2A05
ClassificationMainstream Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 120GB
  • 4200 RPM Spindle Rotation Speed Motor
  • Dynamic DRAM Caching Technology
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Ultra Quiet Silent Seek Technology
  • Closed Loop Actuator Servo
  • Automatic Actuator Carriage Lock Technology
  • Adaptive Power Mode Control Technology
  • Perpendicular Giant Magnetoresistive Recording (GMR) Technology
  • Read/Write Ahead Cache Enhancing Technology
  • Shock Detection with Shock Sensor Circuit
  • Thermal Fly Height Control (TFC) Technology
  • Full-Track Multiple-Sector Transfer Capability
  • On-the-Fly Error Correction Capability
  • MTTF of 300,000 Hours
  • Quick Spin-Up Motor Technology
  • Multi Zone Recording Technology
  • Automatic Retries and Correction for Read Errors
  • Whisper Quiet SoftSonic Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

Toshiba Mobile PATA HDD MKxxxxGAS Series

Toshiba's line of hard disk drives delivers the right product to meet the needs of the portable PC and non PC market. Built with the performance and reliability characteristics that have made the company a world renowned leader in the hard drive industry, Toshiba's line of hard disk drives supports fast data transfer rates and seek times while delivering the right product for both PC and non PC markets.

The Toshiba Mobile HDD MKxxxxGAS is 9.5mm high and offers the ideal solution for mobile computing and consumer electronics needing to deliver more power and functionality. They offer capacities ranging from 20.0GB up to 120GB for all your storage needs. With an 8MB or 2MB cache buffer on the drives and rotating at 4200RPM, they have a seek time of only 12ms, with an average latency of only 5.55ms. The SoftSonic Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) motor makes it a virtually silent drive, helping to reduce vibration and heat output. They have a much lower power consumption when compared with the traditional 3.5-inch hard drives. These remarkable drives offer enough capacity for portable video recording and editing, and is ideal storage for a range of commercial and consumer notebooks, as well as non PC applications such as PDAs, printers, copiers, GPS systems and MP3 players. This is a powerful and reliable offering from Toshiba.

   Key Features

  • Up to 120GB of Storage Capacity
  • Slim, 9.5 millimeter High Profile
  • PATA 100Mb/s Tranfer Rate
  • 4200 RPM Rotational Speed
  • Super Quiet Silent-Seek Technology
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Quiet Operation
  • RoHS Compatible, Halogen Free
  • Eco-Conscious, Durable and Reliable Design
  • MTTF of 300,000 Hours


  • Notebooks
  • Laptops
  • Small Form Factor PC's
  • Video Recorders
  • Multimedia Devices
  • Gaming Consoles
  • Printers
  • Copiers
  • External Storage
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