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Travelstar 7K1000

HGST Travelstar 7K1000 mobile hard drive

1TB & 750GB
2.5-inch Mobile Hard Drive

  • High Performance – 7200 RPM for faster data access
  • Massive Capacity – Up to 1TB of storage space
  • Rugged Design – Best-in-class shock tolerance

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Travelstar™ 7K1000 is the industry’s only seventh-generation 7200 RPM mobile hard drive and ideally suited for notebook PC upgrades and portable, high-capacity personal storage products. At 500GB/platter, this 2.5-inch hard drive offers up to 1TB of capacity and leverages Advanced Format, which increased the physical sector size from 512 bytes to 4,096 (4K) bytes to improve drive capacities and error correction capabilities. The Travelstar 7K1000 is the industry’s first high-performance 1TB 2.5-inch HDD with a 6Gb/s SATA interface and delivers the highest mobile HDD performance in PCMark© Vantage benchmark testing.
Model # / Part #
  • HTE721010A9E630 / 0J30573
Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Capacity (GB) 1TB
Sector size (variable, Bytes/sector) 512e
Recording zones 30
Max Areal Density (Gbits/sq. in.) 676


Data Buffer (MB) 32
Rotational Speed (RPM) 7200
Latency Average (ms) 4.2
Media transfer rate (Mbits/sec, max) 1284
Interface transfer rate (MB/sec, max) 600
Seek Time (read, ms, typical) 12
Seek time: Track to track (typical) ms (read) 1
Seek time: Full Stroke (typical) ms (read) 20


Power on hours (POH) per month 730
Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
Availability (hrs/day x days/wk) 24x7


Idle (Bels) 2.5
Acoustics - Seek 2.7


Requirement +5VDC (+-5%)
Startup (W, peak, max) 5.5
Read/Write (W, avg) 1.8
Low power idle (W, avg) N/A
Standby (W, avg) 0.2
Seek (W, avg) 2.1
Active Idle (W, avg) N/A
Performance Idle (W, avg) 1.7 Idle (W, average)
Sleep (W) 0.1

Physical size

Z-Height (mm) 9.5
Dimensions (width x depth, mm) 70 x 100
Weight (g, max) 115
Ambient temperature 0° - 60° C
Shock (half-sine wave) 400G/2ms, 225G/1ms

Environmental (non-operating)

Ambient temperature -40° - 65° C
Shock (half-sine wave) 1000G/1 ms
Quick Facts


  • Up to 1TB of capacity
  • Advanced Format, industry standard 4K sector size
  • 512 byte emulation (512e)
  • 7200 RPM high-performance HDD
  • 6Gb/s SATA interface
  • Low power consumption
  • Halogen-free for eco-friendly design
  • Self-encrypting models for data security
  • Enhanced availability (EA) models for applications needing around-the-clock access in lower-transaction environments


  • Notebook PCs
  • External storage
  • Compact desktop PCs
  • Gaming PCs
  • Small-form-factor video devices
  • Blade servers (EA)
  • Network routers (EA)
  • Video surveillance (EA)