Toshiba MK4009GAL

$80.00 Released July, 2008

Product Shot 1The Toshiba MK4009GAL is a low-end hard drive designed for average consumers looking for a large quantity of storage space with a very small body form factor. Toshiba claims that the slim 1.8" drive can be used with "portable media devices, handheld PC's and PDA's, wearable computers and laptops".

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The MK4009GAL features an ATA-6 interface with a 40GB total storage capacity which utilizes perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) to store information and data. The Toshiba MK4009GAL hard drive is very lightweight (48 grams), has a low total power consumption, and has a 15ms average data seek time.

How much can the drive hold?

  • Music: Up to 40,000 songs
  • Video: Up to 200 hours total
  • Photos: Can store up to 3,000 photos


  • Data Storage: 40GB
  • Heads: 16
  • Cylinders: 16,383
  • User Sectors: 63
  • Data Transfer Rate
    • Buffer to host (PIO): 16.6MB/sec
    • Buffer to host (Ultra DMA): 100MB/sec
    • Maximum Internal: 165.0 - 356.8 Mbits/sec
  • Seek Time
    • Track to track: 3ms
    • Average: 15ms
    • Maximum: 26ms
  • Voltage: 3.3V
  • Energy Consumption Efficiency: 0.01W/GB
  • Rotational Speed: 4200RPM
  • Average Latency: 7.14ms
  • Interface: ATA-6
  • Buffer: 8mb
  • Estimated Product Life: 5 years or 20,000 power ON hours
  • Dimensions:
    •  Height: 0.197" (5mm)
    • Width: 2.12" (54mm)
    • Depth: 2.79" (71mm)
    • Weight: 1.7 oz (48g)

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