Ultrastar 7K4000

Ultrastar 7K4000

2TB, 3TB & 4TB
3.5-inch
Enterprise Hard Drive

  • Massive Space – Up to 4TB for capacity-optimized enterprise applications
  • Enterprise-class Reliability – Field-proven second-generation design specified at 2M hours MTBF
  • Configuration Flexibility – SATA and SAS models

For high-capacity, reliable and affordable storage the Ultrastar® 7K4000 4GB delivers economical data center storage. Designed for cost-effective, efficient, high-volume storage, the drive includes the innovative Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) technology to optimize drive reliability in multi-drive RAID arrays and rack-mounted systems. Engineered for the highest quality, the Ultrastar 7K4000 passes stringent reliability testing. The ultra-reliable Ultrastar 7K4000 delivers the value you need to lower your data center's TCO.

SATA Models
SAS Models
General
Model # / Part #
HUS724040ALE640 / 0F14683
HUS724040ALE641 / 0F18425
HUS724030ALE640 / 0F14684
HUS724030ALE641 / N/A
HUS724020ALE640 / 0F14685
HUS724020ALE641 / N/A
HUS724040ALA640 / 0F14688
HUS724030ALA640 / 0F14689
HUS724020ALA640 / 0F14690
HUS724040ALS640 / 0B26885
HUS724040ALS641 / 0B26927
HUS724030ALS640 / 0B26886
HUS724030ALS641 / 0B26926
HUS724020ALS640 / 0B26887 
HUS724020ALS641 / 0B26925
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
SAS 6Gb/s
Capacity (GB)
4TB / 3TB / 2TB
4TB / 3TB / 2TB
Recording Zones
512e / / 512n
Sector Size (Variable, Bytes/sector)
512 / 520 / 528
Max Areal Density (Gbits/sq. in.)
446 // 475
475
Performance
Data Buffer (MB)
64
64
Rotational Speed (RPM)
7200
7200
Interface Transfer Rate (MB/sec, max)
600
600
Sustained Transfer Rate (MB/sec, typ.)
171 //181
183
Seek Time (read, ms, typical)
8
8
Reliability
Error Rate (non-recoverable, bits read)
1 in 10^15
1 in 10^15
MTBF (M hours)
2
2
Load/Unload Cycles
600,000
600,000
Availability (hrs/day x days/wk)
24x7
24x7
Acoustics
Idle (Bels)
2.9
Operational (Bels, typical)
2.9
Power
Requirement
+5 VDC(+/-5%) +12 VDC (+10%/-8%)
+5 VDC(+/-5%) +12 VDC (+10%/-8%)
Startup Current (A, max)
1.2A (+5V), 2.0A (+12V)
1.2A (+5V), 2.0A (+12V)
Read/Write (W, avg)
11.4
10.9
Low Power Idle (W, avg)
6.9
7.6
Idle (W)
5.7
6.2
Physical Size
Z-Height (mm)
26
26
Dimensions (width x depth, mm)
101.6 (+/-0.25) x 147
101.6 (+/-0.25) x 147
Weight (g, max)
690
690
Environmental (operating)
Ambient Temperature
5° to 60° C
5° to 60° C
Shock (half-sine wave)
70
70
Vibration (5 to 500 Hz)
0.67 (XYZ)
5º to 60º C
Environmental (non-operating)
Ambient Temperature
-40° to 70
-40° to 70° C
Shock (half-sine wave)
300
300
Vibration (5 to 500 Hz)
1.04 (XYZ)
1.04 (XYZ)

Highlights

  • 2.0 million hours MTBF
  • Up to 4 terabytes of capacity
  • 512 byte emulation (512e), legacy 512 byte configuration (512n) also available
  • 6Gb/s SATA & SAS interface models
  • Dual Stage Actuator (DSA) and Enhanced Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) for robust performance in multi-drive environments
  • 24x7 accessibility for enterprise-class, capacity-optimized applications
  • 5-year limited warranty

Applications/Environments

  • Cloud storage
  • Massive Scale Out (MSO)
  • Data warehousing & mining
  • Disk-to-disk backup & archiving
  • RAID arrays
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Declaration of BNST Free Compliance

HGST products identified within this document are BNST-free and in compliance with Canada’s Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulation, 2012. 

Agency Approval Letter
Deskstar 7K4000, 5K4000, MegaScale DC 4000.B & Ultrastar 7K4000 Agency Approval Letters

This statement from the appropriate authority in the United States, European Community, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, and Australia certifies that the Deskstar 7K4000, Deskstar 5K4000, MegaScale DC 4000.B  & Ultrastar 7K4000 hard disk drives, model numbers:HDS724040ALE640, HDS5C4040ALE630, HUS724040ALE640, HUS724030ALE640, HUS724020ALE640, HMS5C4040BLE640HMS5C4040BLE641, HMS5C4040BLE640, HMS5C4040BLE641, meet the criteria for electronic products safety standards of the United States, European Community, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, and Australia. 

Agency Approval Letter
REACH Certificate of Compliance for HGST Storage Products

REACH Certificate of Compliance for HGST Storage Products.

Agency Approval Letter
RoHS II Compliance and Exemptions for HGST Storage Products

Identifies HGST storage products that comply with the European Union Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances (“RoHS Directive”).

Agency Approval Letter
Data Center and Enterprise Storage Solutions

HGST's comprehensive portfolio of enterprise-class storage products enables the most mission-critical use cases, ideally suited for today’s high-performance data centers.

Brochure
Case Study: HGST and the Harvard Clean Energy Project: Brightening Lives in Remote Areas Around the World

The Harvard Clean Energy Project relies on HGST 3TB Ultrastar hard drives to store computational data used to discover ways to light communities not on the electrical grid.

Case Study
Ultrastar 7K4000 Data Sheet

This two-page document gives the highlights, best-fit applications, model,numbers and basic technical specs for the Ultrastar 7K4000 data sheet

Data sheet
Ultrastar 7K4000 Quick Installation Guide

This guide to installing an Ultrastar 7K4000 hard disk drive includes information on handling precautions and the quick installation procedure.

Installation Guide
Ultrastar 7K4000 OEM Specification - SAS

This document details the functional and interface specification information for the Ultrastar 7K4000 hard drive

Specification
HGST Advanced Format Technology Brief

This document provides a high-level overview of Advanced Format hard drives, the latest 4K block structure used to storage information on hard disk drives.

Technology Brief
6GB Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS)

White paper discussing the benefits of 6Gb/s Serial-Attached SCSI in enterprise computing

White Paper
Fluid Dynamic Bearing Spindle Motors

This white paper addresses the shift from ball bearing to fluid dynamic bearing motors, as well as the attributes and issues associated with each type of motor.

White Paper
Ramp Load/Unload Technology

A white paper describing how low/unload ramp technology works and the many benefits to hard drive power efficiency, shock tolerance, performance, longevity and reliability.

White Paper
Scaling Enterprise Storage with SAS Hard Drives

A White Paper describing the benefits of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and how help eliminate bottlenecks in the data center to ensure high-performance for the long term.

White Paper
Serial ATA - Next Generation Storage Interface

An introduction the Serial ATA (SATA) interface, the need for it beyond Parallel ATA (PATA) and and overview of the standard.

White Paper
Serial Hard Drive Interface Compatibility

SAS- and SATA-based hard drives can now coexist within a system, so this paper helps you understand each of their respective attributes and intended environments.

White Paper
Thermal Fly-height Control (TFC) Technology in HGST Hard Disk Drives

A white paper describing the use of Thermal Fly-height Control (TFC) technology in HGST Hard Disk Drives.

White Paper
TrueTrack Technology Overview

TrueTrack technology is a series of significant servo inventions that increase hard disk reliability, increases robustness of the drive and eases system integration

White Paper
Using Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) Control to Minimize Disturbance Effects in Hard Disk Drives

This white paper describes how Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) anticipates disturbances and counteracts them - maximizing performance in the most arduous conditions.

White Paper