Toshiba MK3029GACE

$115.00 Released January, 2009

Product Shot 1The Toshiba MK3029GACE is a 2.5 inch 30 GB hard drive for use in automative entertainment, information and navigation applications. It features high tolerance for temperature for outdoor and automative use.

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It can withstand operational shock of 200g and non operational shock of 800 g (compare that with the operataional shock of 350g and non operational shock of 1000 g of the Seagate Momentus 7200.4). It is AKA-6 compliant, supporting high transfer rates of up to 100 megabytes per second. It has an RPM of just 4,200.  Curiously, the manufacturer's page offers no info on the acoustics (how loud the device is). Others have though: critics say that this hard drive (and Toshiba hard drives in general) have bad quality of bearings lubricant which results in symptoms such as very loud grinding/buzzing noise when the hard drive spins, and a ticking or scratching noise when the drive is held beside the ear. 


  • 30GB capacity 
  • Rotational Speed of 4200rpm 
  • Operating Shock of 200g 
  • 16ms Average Seek Time 
  • ATA-6 Interface 
  • 100MB/sec Transfer Rate 
  • 8 MB buffer

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farasat kazmi
farasat kazmi: #toshiba_mk3029gace I have pressed wrong button and now My HD is not connecting with my Max760 car tape. Dec 13, 13
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