Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB SATA Hard Drive

Toshiba Part #/MPN: DT01ACA050

DiscTech Item #: TOS-DT01ACA050-BN-OE

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Capacity: 500GB

Speed: 7,200RPM

Interface Types: SATA

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Electrical Interface: SATA 600 - 6.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 32MB

Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB 7.2K 3.5" SATA Hard Drive - Brand New

The DT01ACA seies to Toshiba's first 3.5-inch hard drive for use in power-friendly consumber and commercial desktop computers. The 7,200 RPM drive series is engineered for high performance and low power for coller operation. With 32MB cache buffer the DT01ACA drives are designed fro faster data processing.

The 3.5-inch DT01ACA drives include Advanced Sector Format technology, which utilizes the industry standard 4K byte-per-sector configuration and improved error-correcting code functionality to enhance data integrity while making more efficient use of the storage surface area.

These desktop drives are halogen-free, demonstrating Toshiba Coporation's golbal commitment to Environmentally Conscious Products (ECPs) that have minimal environmental impact. As part of this voluntary initiative, Toshiba has reduced or eliminated additional hazardous substances in the DT01ACA drives.

Alternative Part Numbers: 9F13178 HDS721050DLE630 DS7SAE500


This drive is compatible with any of our SATA hot-swap trays.

Series Overview DT01ACA050
Drive Capacity 500GB
Drive Interface

Serial ATA 2.6 / ATA8

Number of Platters (disks)


Number of Data Heads

1 or 2

Environmental Compliance

RoHS Compliant

Transfer Rate to Host

6 Gb/sec

Number of user data cylinders


Bytes per sector (HOST)

512 byte

Bytes per sector (DISK)

4,096 byte

Logical blocks (LBA)


Maximum areal density

882 Mb/mm2 (569 Gbits/in2)

Rotational Speed 7,200 RPM
Average Latency 4.16ms
Buffer Size 32MB
Single track seek time (read) 0.6 ms
Single track seek time (write) 0.8 ms
Power Requirements
Voltage5V (+/- 5%). +12VDC ± 10%
Energy Consumption Efficiency 0.0074/A
Read/Write Power 6.4 watts
Active Idle Power 3.7 watts
Low Power Idle 2.2 watts
Standby Power 1.0 watts
Sleep Power 1.0 watts
Physical Size
Dimensions (W) x (D) x (H) 101.6 mm (4 in) x 147 mm (5.78 in) x 26.1 mm (1.03 in)
Weight450 g (1 lb)
Temp - Operating 0° to 60 °C
Temp - Non-Operating -40° to -70°C
Vibration - Operating 6.57 m/s2 (0.67G) RMS 5 to 500 Hz
Vibration - Non-Operating 10.2 m/s2 (1.04G) RMS 2 to 200 Hz
Shock - Operating 686 m/s2 (70G) 2ms Half Sine
Shock - Non-Operating 3430 m/s2 (350G) 2ms Half Sine
Acoustics (Idle) 25 dB
Acoustics (seek) 26 dB
Load/Unload300,000 times
Error rate non-recoverable 1/1014 bit read

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ROHS Compliant

Alternate MPNs: 9F13178 HDS721050DLE630 DS7SAE500

Weight: 1.2 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

Brand New

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