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Hitachi introduces the "Super-pendicular Drive," the Travelstar 5K160 Series HTS541616J9SA00. With this drive they have merged their experience in building exceptional drives with the latest technologies to produce a 160GB drive that uses 10% less power than its industry leading predecessor.

The SATA interface and 8MB buffer provide a speedy path for your data to travel. Second generation PMR technology, a new read channel and IrMnCr read heads combine for an 11.0ms seek time.

In addition to notebook and tablet PCs this drive is great in gaming consoles and portable video players.

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SATA 1.5 Gb/s Interface

The next-generation SATA interface supports up to 1.5 Gb/s data transfer rates and point-to-point connections to allow the HITACHI Travelstar 5K160 to deliver optimum performance, efficiency, convenience and flexibility.

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Hitachi Enhanced ABLE Technology

Hitachi's unique Enhanced Adaptive Battery Life Extender (ABLE) technology enables the industry-leading power management, implementation for low-power and longer battery life.