Toshiba, 500GB 5400 rpm SATA III 2.5" Internal HDD, MQ01ABF050 |

Toshiba, 500GB 5400 rpm SATA III 2.5″ Internal HDD, MQ01ABF050

  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • 2.5″ / 7mm Form Factor
  • SATA III 6 Gb/s Interface
  • 8MB Cache
  • 5400 rpm
  • 600,000 Load/Unload Cycles
  • Advanced Format (AF) 512e


Add up to 500GB of storage to your laptop, digital video recorder, all-in-one desktop, and other computing applications using the 500GB MQ01ABF050 5400 rpm SATA III 2.5″ Internal HDD from Toshiba. Lightweight at 92g, as well as shock and vibration resistant, this 2.5″ drive fits into the 7mm drive bay of your system. It also features a SATA III 6 Gb/s interface, a 5400 rpm rotational speed, 600,000 load/unload cycles, an 8MB cache, an unrecoverable error rate of 1 per 1014 bits read, and an Advanced Format (AF) of 512E.

Advanced Format
Advanced Format (AF) is the standard that improves formatting efficiency by increasing the length of HDD data sectors to be longer than their traditional size of 512 bytes

  • 7mm high profile
  • 500GB Capacity
  • 5400 rpm Rotational Speed
  • Drive construction helps protect against shock and vibration
Weight0.45 lbs
Dimensions9.0 × 6.0 × 3.0 in


Basic Specifications
Drive Capacity500 GB
Form Factor2.5″ / 7mm
Drive InterfaceSerial ATA 3.0 / ATA-8
Number of Platters1
Number of Data Heads2
RoHS CompliantYes
Transfer Rate to Host6 Gb/s
Number of User Data Cylinders231,312
Bytes per Sector (HOST)512 bytes
Bytes per Sector (DISK)4,096 bytes
Logical Blocks (LBA)976,773,168
Maximum Areal Density1,153.4 Mbit/mm2 (744.1 Gbits/in2)
Track-to-Track Seek2 ms
Max Seek Time22 ms
Buffer Speed8 MB
Rotation Speed5400 rpm
Average Latency Time5.56 ms
Error Rate Non-Recoverable1/1014 bits read
Power Requirements
Voltage5 V (± 5%)
Start4.5 W
Seek1.85 W
Read/Write Power1.5 W
Low Power Idle0.55 W
Standby Power0.18 W
Sleep Power0.15 W
Temperature (Operating)41 to 131°F / 5 to 55°C
Temperature (Non-Operating)-40 to 149°F / -40 to 65°C
Vibration (Operating)9.8 m/s2 (1.0 G)
Vibration (Non-Operating)49 m/s2 (5.0 G)
Shock (Operating)3,920 m/s2 (400 G / 2 ms half sine)
Shock (Non-Operating)8,820 m/s2 (900 G / 1 ms half sine)
Idle19 dB
Seek21 dB
Physical Size
Dimensions2.75 x 3.94 x 0.28″ / 69.85 x 100.00 x 7.00 mm
Weight3.25 oz / 92.00 g (max)

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