Hitachi Travelstar 5K160

$100.00 Released January, 2008

Product Shot 1The Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 is a 2.5” internal HDD for notebook PCs that uses perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) to deliver superior technology & reliability. It features a 5400RPM drive with an 8MB data buffer cache with a whopping 540Mb data transfer rate.

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In addition, the Travelstar 5K160 HDD features an implemented Thermal Fly-height Control (TFC) for improved error rates, iridium-manganese-chromium (IrMnCr) read heads for improved reliability, and an estimated 10% less power consumption than its industry-leading predecessor. The 5K160 also boasts a 325G operating shock & 1000G non-operating shock that delivers exceptional ruggedness for withstanding tougher handling, while also improving portability. The Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 retails in either a SATA or PATA interface with 160GB, 120GB, 80GB, 60GB (PATA only), and 40GB capacities. Prices range between $50 to $100.


  • Thermal Fly-height Control
  • Iridium-Manganese-Chromium Read Heads
  • 10% Reduced Power Consumption
  • SATA/PATA Interfaces
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty


  • Size: 2.5”
  • Transfer Rate: 540Mb
  • Interface: PATA, SATA
  • Sector Size: 512 Bytes/sector
  • Recording Zones: 24
  • Data Buffer: 8MB
  • Rotational Speed: 5400 RPM
  • Operation Shock: 325G
  • Non-Operating Shock: 1000G

Available Models

  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541616J9AT00) – 160GB PATA
  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541616J9SA00) – 160GB SATA
  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541612J9AT00) – 120GB PATA
  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541612J9SA00) – 120GB SATA
  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541680J9AT00) – 80GB PATA
  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541680J9SA00) – 80GB SATA
  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541640J9AT00) – 40GB PATA
  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541640J9SA00) – 40GB SATA
  • Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 (HTS541660J9AT00) – 60GB PATA

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