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HGST Travelstar 7K1000
2.5-inch 9.5mm 7200 RPM Mobile Hard Drive

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HGST Travelstar 7K1000

HGST Travelstar 7K1000 Hard Drives
Standard Models
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 9.5mm SATA Mobile Hard Drive, 1TB
Model# HTS721010A9E630 - Internal HDD, 2.5 Inch, 9.5mm, 1TB, 7200RPM, SATA
Our Price: $70.00

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High Performance and High Capacity for Mobile Platforms

Travelstar 7K1000 is the industry’s only seventh-generation 7200 RPM mobile hard drive and ideally suited for notebook PC upgrades and portable, high-capacity personal storage products. At 500GB/platter, this 2.5-inch hard drive offers up to 1TB capacity and leverages Advanced Format, which increased the physical sector size from 512 bytes to 4,096 (4K) bytes to improve drive capacities and error correction capabilities. The Travelstar 7K1000 is the industry’s first high-performance 1TB 2.5-inch HDD with a 6Gb/s SATA interface and delivers the highest mobile HDD performance in PCMark Vantage benchmark testing.

HGST provides best-of-breed operating shock and outstanding power management in Travelstar 7K1000 for sturdy unplugged notebook performance. Highlights include proven seventh-generation technology, 1TB capacity, low power consumption, industry’s highest shock tolerance, halogen-free design for an eco-friendly footprint and Serial ATA 6Gb/s for high data throughput. Some models offer HGST Bulk Data Encryption, delivering a self-encrypting drive (SED) with hardware-based data security. These SED models provide one of the highest levels of data protection available (AES256).

The Travelstar 7K1000 allows manufacturers to deliver high-capacity, power-efficient systems with desktop-like performance. Manufacturers can consult the HGST Advanced Format Technology Brief for more information on using these hard drives. Travelstar 7K1000 delivers speed and capacity, without sacrificing battery life or audio quality, to meet the multi-tasking demands of commercial and consumer users on the go.

Enhanced Availability (EA)— for 24x7 Access to Data

HGST provides enhanced availability models of the Travelstar 7K1000 that allow 24x7 access to data to support applications that require around-the-clock operation. The 7K1000 provides high capacity, durability and low power utilization on a proven platform for quality and reliability. EA models support the stringent demands of “always-on” application in lower-transaction environments.

HGST Quality and Service

HGST Travelstar hard disk drives are designed to the highest quality standards and contain field-proven components. HGST provides worldwide technical support and integration services to enable global customers to bring their products to market quickly.

Quick Facts:


  • Up to 1TB of capacity
  • Advanced Format, industry standard 4K sector size
  • 512 byte emulation (512e)
  • 7200 RPM high-performance HDD
  • 6Gb/s SATA interface
  • Low power consumption
  • Halogen-free for eco-friendly design
  • Self-encrypting models for data security
  • Enhanced availability (EA) models for applications needing around-the-clock access in lower-transaction environments


  • Notebook PCs
  • External storage
  • Compact desktop PCs
  • Gaming PCs
  • Small-form-factor video devices
  • Network routers (EA)
  • Video surveillance (EA)

Features and Benefits:

  Feature / Function Benefits
Capacity Up to 1TB storage Up to 250 hours of high-definition video, 1000 hours of standard video, 350 movies, 250,000 4-min songs or 500 games*
Performance Up to 1284Mb/s media transfer rate Faster downloads and better application performance than 5400 RPM models at same capacity
Interface SATA 6Gb/s High data throughput
Power 1.8W read/write power 08W low power idle Low energy use and long battery life for more “unplugged” notebook time
  • 400G operating shock
  • 1000G non-operating shock
  • Thermal Fly-height Control (TFC)
  • TrueTrack technology
  • Best protection against bumps and rough handling
  • Better soft error rate for improved reliability
  • Tracking accuracy in high shock or vibration environments
Acoustics Quiet acoustics Richer audio-listening experience for music, movies and games
Security Option Bulk Data Encryption (AES256) Helps guard against data theft

* Actual storage may vary depending on the compression rate applied. Capacities may not be combined.


Travelstar 7K1000 HDD

Standard Models Enhanced Availability Models
Interface SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s
Capacity1 1TB / 750GB 1TB
Recording Zones 30 30
Sector Size (Variable, Bytes/sector)2 512e 512e
Max Areal Density (Gbits/sq. in.) 676 676
Data buffer3 (MB) 32 32
Rotational Speed (RPM) 7200 7200
Latency Average (ms) 4.2 4.2
Interface Transfer Rate (MB/sec, max) 600 600
Media Transfer Rate (Mbits/sec, max) 1284 1284
Seek Time (read, ms, typical)4 12 12
Seek Time: Track to Track (typical) ms (read) 1 1
Seek Time: Full Stroke (typical) ms (read) 20 20
Power on Hours (POH) Per Month N/A 730
Load/Unload Cycles 600,000 600,000
Availability (hrs/day x days/wk)5 N/A 24x7
Idle (Bels) 2.5 2.5
Operational (Bels, typical) 2.7 2.7
Requirement +5VDC(+-5%) +5VDC(+-5%)
Startup (W, peak, max) 5.5 5.5
Read/Write (W, avg) 1.8 1.8
Seek (W, avg) 2.1 2.1
Low Power Idle (W, avg) 0.8 N/A
Active Idle (W, avg) 1 N/A
Performance Idle (W, avg) 1.7 1.7 (Idle)
Standby (W, avg) 0.2 0.2
Sleep (W) 0.1 0.1
Physical size
Z-Height (mm) 9.5 9.5
Dimensions (width x depth, mm) 70x100 70x100
Weight (g, max) 115 115
Environmental (Operating)
Ambient Temperature 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C
Shock (half-sine wave) 400G/2ms, 225G/1ms 400G/2ms, 225G/1ms
Environmental (Non-Operating)
Ambient Temperature -40° to 65°C -40° to 65°C
Shock (half-sine wave) 1000G/1ms 1000G/1ms
Acoustics (A-Weighted Sound Power)
Idle (Bels, typical) 2.5 2.5
Seek (Bels, typical) 2.7 2.7

1 One GB is equal to one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity will vary depending on the operating environment and formatting.
2 Advanced Format drive: 4K physical sectors with 512 byte emulation
3 Portion of buffer used for firmware
4 Excludes command overhead
5 Designed for low duty cycle, non mission-critical applications in PC, nearline and consumer electronics environments, which vary application to application


Download the HGST Travelstar 7K1000 Hard Drives Datasheet (.PDF)


HGST Travelstar 7K1000 Hard Drives
Standard Models
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 9.5mm SATA Mobile Hard Drive, 1TB
Model# HTS721010A9E630 - Internal HDD, 2.5 Inch, 9.5mm, 1TB, 7200RPM, SATA
Our Price: $70.00