Toshiba MK5076GSX 500GB 5.4K RPM SATA Hard Drive

Toshiba Part #/MPN: MK5076GSX

DiscTech Item #: TOS-MK5076GSX-RF-OE

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Capacity: 500GB

Speed: 5,400RPM

Interface Types: SATA

Form Factor: 2.5inx9mm Fits Most laptops

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Average Seek Time: 12

Electrical Interface: SATA 300 - 3.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 8MB

Toshiba MK5076GSX 500GB 5.4K RPM 2.5" SATA Hard Drive - Refurbished

Toshiba's MKxx76GSX Series 5,400 RPM hard disk drives build upon the maturity of the Toshiba 320GB* per-platter architecture to offer the same big storage capacities with enhanced quality and reliability. Five models in the MKxx76GSX family deliver capacities spanning 160 to 640GB in the compact 2.5-inch form factor.

Durable, power efficient, and reliable the MKxx76GSX drive series is ideal for notebook, all-in-one and EnergyStar® PCs, printers, gaming consoles, video surveillance systems, external storage devices and other computing applications. Massive storage capacities as well as quieter and cooler operation make the MKxx76GSX line an attractive, space-saving alternative to desktop hard drives. Power consumption can be reduced by more than 80% with the MKxx76GSX over like-capacity 3.5-inch hard disk drives.

The MKxx76GSX broadens Toshiba’s line-up of environmentally-sound storage solutions by decreasing or eliminating the use of certain toxic, hazardous or controversial chemicals and materials** in the drive.

  • Up to 640GB* of Storage Capacity
  • 5,400 RPM Rotational Speed
  • Eco-conscious Design
  • MTTF of 600,000 Hours


This drive is compatible with any computer that accepts 3.5" SATA drives.

Series OverviewMK3276GSXMK5076GSX
Drive Capacity320GB500GB
Drive InterfaceSerial ATA, Revision 2.6 (ATA-8)
Number of Platters (disks)12
Number of Data Heads24
Sector Size (bytes)512
RoHS CompliantYes
Transfer Rate to Host3 Gb/sec
Track-to-track Seek2 ms
Average Seek Time12 ms
Rotational Speed5,400 RPM
Average Latency5.55ms
Buffer Size8MB
Power Requirements
Voltage5V (+/- 5%)
Spin up (start) Power4.5 watts
Seek Power1.85 watts
Read/Write Power1.5 watts
Low Power Idle0.55 watts
Standby Power0.18 watts
Sleep Power0.15 watts
Physical Size
Dimensions (W) x (D) x (H)69.85 mm (2.75") x 100.0 mm (3.94") x 9.5 mm (0.37")
Weight98 g (3.46 oz)102 g (3.60 oz)
Temp - Operating5° to 55°C (41° to 131°F)
Temp - Non-Operating-40° to 60°C (-40° to 140°F)
Vibration - Operating9.8 m/s² (1.0G) 5 to 500Hz
Vibration - Non-Operating49.0 m/s² (5.0G) 15 to 500Hz
Shock - Operating3,920 m/s² (400G) 2ms
Shock - Non-Operating8,820 m/s² (900G) 1ms
Acoustics (idle)19 dB25 dB
Acoustics (seek)20 dB25 dB

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ROHS Compliant

Weight: 1.8 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech


Condition Levels Explained

These products have had NO problems or failures, they merely have some usage. The product has been professionally returned to excellent condition. These items have been fully tested, formatted (if appropriate) &repackaged. Hard drives are fully vetted for surface defects and wear, only healthy disks are approved for resale to our customers. Please see our refurbishing process for more details. Watch a video about our refurbishing process

1 Year DiscTech Warranty

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