The Seagate Momentus 5400.5 drive offers the best combination of capacity, mobility and durability in a laptop hard drive to meet the demanding requirements of today's notebook multimedia usage models. Built with proven Seagate perpendicular recording technology and able to withstand up to 1000 Gs of shock, this highly reliable 2.5-inch drive is perfect for notebook or external storage applications.
8-MB cache delivers fast performance.
Robust design and high shock tolerance enable mobility in rugged notebook operating environments.
1000 Gs of nonoperating shock make the drive ideal for notebook PCs and industrial applications.
G-Force Protection™ available for added robustness in mobile environments
Leverages Seagate laptop power management technology, delivering the lowest-power 5400-RPM laptop hard drive yet
Utilizes ramp load features that remove the head from the disk during idle periods, improving idle power consumption and adding to the durability of the drive
QuietStep™ technology enables ultra-quiet load/unload acoustics.
SATA 3Gb/s Native Command Queuing interface
External storage solutions/boxes
Industrial applications requiring a smaller form factor
Perpendicular recording technology
Wow... that would be great. We are always looking for more space!
should be a nice little bonus for anyone needing some more storage on their laptop.
Woot Woot. You guys always keep the giveaways going. Laptop SATA drive plug into desktop SATA ports just FYI everyone.
For sure. Drop it in a spare drive bay for backup/expansion. Momentus is a good notebook drive line and speedy.
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Sounds great...Free is good! Thanks HH.
Tru tru, Bob! Never thought of it that way but you're right! Just gotta find a place to mount it, though I think it would make for a spiffy notebook upgrade.
I dont have a notebook but I know some of you guys do so good luck on snagging you a drive.
you can also get an excellent brushed metal sata to usb enclosure about the size of the passport drives that needs no external power on newegg for less than 20 bucks. I got an "internal" drive and the enclosure still beat the price for my backup drive and its worked fantastic so far!
Too bad I live in Canada.
Cross fingers! A blind friend was looking for an external drive for his music. If he ripped all his CDs he'd have 40 GB, so this would be perfect for him-- and I'd spring for a decent case. We've been looking around but 80s seem to be a thing of the past, and even a 320 would just go to waste (plus this one would not require external power).
I did this operation with my old Powerbook drive and wound up with a very nice 20 GB external, so good luck to all!
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Congrats Clem. Looks like this thing will go to good use.
Woot Woot! Congrats! Put it to good use.
Congrats Clem everybody can always use more space!
Hey! I forgot about this sweepstakes, it got postponed too many times. Congrats Clem, like everyone said, hopefully it goes to good use.
Congratz Clem! :)
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Woo hoo! Kevin (the Braille proofreader) is a gadget freak as am I, and I called him just after Dave emailed me. This should serve his music needs quite well indeed, so a big thank-you to the staff at HotHardware!
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