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Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB SATA3 7200RPM 32MB Cache 3.5in Internal Hard Disk Drive HDD

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   Part #: DT01ACA100

Features    [ Edit | History ]

The DT01ACA series is Toshiba's first 3.5-inch hard drive for use in power-friendly consumer and commercial desktop computers. The 7,200 RPM drive series is engineered for high performance and low power for cooler operation.

The DT01ACA Desktop HDDs feature 1 terabyte-per-platter technology in capacities ranging from 500GB to 3TB* (1, 2 or 3 platters). With 64MB cache buffer (1.5TB, 2TB, and 3TB models) the DT01ACA drives are designed for faster data processing.

The 3.5-inch DT01ACA drives include Advanced Sector Format technology, which utilizes the industry standard 4K byte-per-sector configuration and improved error-correcting code functionality to enhance data integrity while making more efficient use of the storage surface area.

Quick Specs:
Buffer 32 MB
Storage Capacity 1 TB
Rotational Speed 7200 rpm
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Weight (Approximate) 15.87 oz
Drive Type Internal
Height 1"
Width 4"
Depth 5.8"
Drive Interface SATA
Drive Width 3.5"
Drive Interface Standard SATA/600

Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
Drive Performance  
     Average Latency: 4.17 ms
     Buffer: 32 MB
     Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 768 MBps (6 Gbps)
     Rotational Speed: 7200 rpm
General Information  
     Brand Name: Toshiba
     Manufacturer: Toshiba
     Manufacturer Part Number: HDKPC03
     Manufacturer Website Address:
     Product Model: DT01ACA100
     Product Name: DT01ACA Series Hard Disk Drive
     Product Series: DT01ACA
     Product Type: Hard Drive
     Drive Interface: SATA
     Drive Interface Standard: SATA/600
     SATA Pin: 7-pin
Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 5.8"
     Drive Type: Internal
     Drive Width: 3.5"
     Height: 1"
     Weight (Approximate): 15.87 oz
     Width: 4"
Technical Information  
     Features: Reduced Power Consumption
Advanced Format
     Storage Capacity: 1 TB
     Limited Warranty: 2 Year

Toshiba DT01ACA100 Customer Reviews

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Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
Right price
Right price, fast, reliable

Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
-Good Brand.
-Fast Performance with the 7200RPM boot's Windows 10 64-Bit relatively quick just under 20 Seconds.
-It was easily recognized on Windows 10.
-32MB Cache.
Overall I really like this drive got it on sale on Black Friday Event Sale. This drive fits tightly into my LOGISYS Computer CS6801BK Case. Besides that I would recommend this drive to anyone looking for a decent Desktop Hard Drive.

Experience: 4 Days
 Verified Owner
Price for size.
Not immediately recognized?
My secondary hard drive was dying and needed a new one. I have access to other Toshiba products that seem reliable, so went with this one.

Only weird thing is it took 3 restarts of my computer for Windows to finally recognize that there was something new plugged in. Might have just been my particular instance.

Once recognized though, formatted fairly quickly and copied over files from old drive just fine.

Experience: 7 Days
 Verified Owner
- Cheap, better than Seagate
- Actually a Hitachi drive
- Pretty fast
- Quiet
- None
Awesome little hard drive. Quiet, fast, cool. Much better than a Seagate drive. Actually a Hitachi drive, with their great long lasting quality.

Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
Good Quality
none so far
Pretty good and worth it, when on sale.

Experience: 14 Days
 Verified Owner
Great price. Surprisingly quiet.
average performance but still fastest in this price range.
Purchased this drive to replace failed (WD) drive in my father's PC.As always, NCIX shipped very quickly. As price was the deciding issue, I was pleased by the quietness of the drive over other brands. I will use this make in future builds/replacements.

Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
1TB space
7200 RPM
not much I can say, needed a hard drive to replace some old IDE drives my mother had, this offers a lot more space than she had.

Comparing this to other drives I'm sure they might have other bells and whistles but I just needed this to placate a family member who wasn't concerned about any of those bells and whistles.

Experience: 10 Days
 Verified Owner
Using as NAS. Working flawless.
Excellent purchsace
Free shipping helps

Experience: 8 Days
 Verified Owner
Cheap and fast
This is an inexpensive but reliable hard drive. It is reasonably fast.

Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
excellent price, great performance, relatively cool and quiet
32mb cache
I installed this in a relatively noisy case (or at least it was really noisy when I had both seagate and an older wd blue (EALX) and so far, I can hardly hear this drive during seek and read operations. I haven't changed anything other than the drive so I'm happy with this development. It seems fast enough as a secondary storage drive (using an SSD at OS and boot drive). I don't think the 32mb of cache will make much of a difference for basic file storage.

This is one of the best price to performance ratio for current drives. If I'm in the market for a magnetic platter-based hard drive, then I would normally look at Western Digital, followed by Toshiba. I have yet to experience any sort of catastrophic failure with both these brands as opposed to Seagates (and I'm talking, almost 100 drives in both personal systems and those I've built for friends). Despite my good experience with WD, their prices are always the highest among the three. Toshiba has been my go-to drive for basic and budget builds and I have yet to be disappointed.

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