HGST 4TB Deskstar Coolspin 3.5" SATA III Internal Desktop Hard Drive

HGST 4TB Deskstar Coolspin 3.5" SATA III Internal Desktop Hard Drive

HGST 4TB Deskstar Coolspin 3.5" SATA III Internal Desktop Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
  • SATA III 6 Gbps Interface
  • Power-Efficient CoolSpin Technology
  • Compatible with Windows or Mac Systems

HGST 0S03359 Overview

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The 4TB Deskstar Coolspin 3.5" SATA III Internal Desktop Hard Drive from Hitachi is a sweet upgrade for your desktop computer's hard disk drive. This drive holds a huge capacity of 4TB and fits into your computer's 3.5" drive bay and features a SATA III 6 Gbpsinterface. This drive spins at 5400rpm while also utilizing the innovative CoolSpin technology to deliver a greater level of power efficiency and quiet operation for energy-conscious, environmentally-friendly computers. Key to CoolSpin technology is an optimization of motor speed to provide an ideal balance of performance, power utilization and acoustics. The CoolSpin technology, along with other Hitachi power management techniques, gives the Deskstar Coolspin its 29% power savings over the Deskstar Coolspin. This drive is ideal for environmentally friendly desktop computers as well as home or small office storage servers.

Hard disk drive with a large storage capacity of 4TB
SATA III 6 Gbps interface
The 3.5" SATA III hard drive utilizes CoolSpin technology to optimize the motor speed of the drive so as to use less power, quietly operate, and still maintain a high-standard of performance
Designed to be more eco-friendly than other hard drives on the market, this drive does not use halogen and is power-efficient
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HGST 4TB Deskstar Coolspin 3.5" SATA III Internal Desktop Hard Drive
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    HGST 0S03359 Specs

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    Capacity 4TB
    Interface SATA III 6 Gbps
    Drive Speed 5400rpm with CoolSpin Power Management Technology
    Buffer 32MB
    Average Seek Time Not specified by the manufacturer
    Latency Average Not specified by the manufacturer
    Data Transfer Rate Media Transfer Rate: up to 1366Mbps
    Interface Transfer Rate: up to 600MB/sec
    General
    Power Requirements +5 VDC (+/-5%) +12 VDC (+10%/-8%)
    Environmental Requirements Operating
    Temperature: 41° to 140°F/ 5° to 60° C
    Relative Humidity: 8% to 90%
    Shock (half-sine wave): 70
    Vibration, random (G RMS 5 to 500 Hz): 0.67 (XYZ)

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    Temperature: -40° to 158°F / -40° to 70°C
    Relative Humidity: 5% to 95%
    Shock (half-sine wave): 300 (1 ms)
    Vibration, random (G RMS 5 to 500 Hz): 1.04 (XYZ)
    System Requirements Compatible with Windows or Mac systems. Please refer to the manufacturer's website for a list of computer systems, motherboards, host bus adapters, and host controller chipsets that Hitachi's tested and found compatible with the hard disk drive
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 4 x 5.78 x 1.02" / 10.1 x 14.7 x 2.6cm
    Weight 24.34 oz / 690g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 5.9 x 2.9"

    HGST 0S03359 Reviews

    4TB Deskstar Coolspin 3.5" SATA III Internal Desktop Hard Drive is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 119.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great with Synology 1513+ I've bought 5 drives with my new Synology 1513+ and I couldn't be happier.The system is online for 3 weeks and performance of the drives is fantastic.The fact the HGST offers 3 years warranty plus the price point compared to the Seagate 4TB option was the determinant factor for choosing the HGST.When compared to the 4TB 7.2K RPM Deskstar option, for my use case the Coolspin are performing well above my expectations. The 5.9K drive is a good compromise, at the time of my purchase the... premium for the 7.2K per disk was too steep.If you have a Synology these drives will fit the bill and perform really well.
    Date published: 2013-08-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable IMO and based on available industry data, the only affordable quiet reliable storage currently available (HGST). Anecdotal personal experience: No DOAs (0 out of 9), no issues. As long as China's anti-monopoly regulators (yes, China's; sad, really...) keep prohibiting WD from consolidating HGST's production lines with their (lower quality) WD lines, these can't be beat for reliability. These are lower RPM HDDs: great for pictures and videos. Always buy retail boxed versions of HDDs if you value reliability (which you obviously do if you are buying these over cheaper HDDs). These also excell at multiple-HDD installations such as media servers, NAS, etc.
    Date published: 2015-06-19
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Drive goes offline under substained I/O Installed drive in a freshly formatted Win 7 64 bit Pro system with all updated drivers and firmware. Drive consistently fails and goes offline after a couple minutes of substained I/O such as converting a movie to MP4 etc... Shutting down the machine and powering off and on, the drive returns to the system. Am running Intel RST at latest levels in a nonRAID simple SATA setup. I am returning the drive to be replaced as this is not normal behavior. I've not seen this with any other smaller 1 and 2 TB Hitachi drives...even installed in the machine or slots.
    Date published: 2012-06-12
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from ok for now??? I doubt I can offer any true insights into this particular hard drive. I got it to replace a failed WD green drive that was only three years old so hopefully this hd last longer than three years. Of course by then a new version will be out and buyers will have no true insight. The one comment I can make is 4TB is huge when you start putting projects on it. In that I have so many varied projects on it should it fail and I need to copy the backup files to a new drive to continue with a redundant copy it's going to be a big job. Making the 4TB kind of a mix blessing. I do like the size but I would rather like the security of longevity with my archived files.
    Date published: 2013-09-19
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Storage Drive These are good hard drives for bulk digital storage. Not the fastest, but they run cool and are pretty durable. I have a couple of these drives and they are working fine.I deducted one star because this particular drive was hard to set up with a GPT partition via Windows 7 Disk Management, I had no problems doing that with the other drive I got here, not sure what's going on there. The HGST GPT Disk Manager is a little rough around the edges.Other than that, these are good drives and a good value. Unlike other well known online tech vendors, B&H does a good job of packing these sensitive components so they arrive undamaged.
    Date published: 2014-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from These are QUALITY drives Purchased 5 for my Synology DS1813+ NAS and they're very much at home there, working perfectly. I can't wait to get 3 more. The drives are not the 'coolest' operating temps I've seen but that's probably due to the 4 (?) platters inside, with that in consideration they run quite cool still.They are easily the quietest drives I've ever owned, making other drives I thought were quiet sound particularly loud now.Unlike some, speed hasn't been an issue for me.They ooze quality, I have a new favourite brand HDD. Early days yet, so I'll come back in 6 months time and update.
    Date published: 2014-10-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good - - - I had some worries about a drive of this size under Windoze 7 - my 2TB drive incurred a significant delay each time I selected that drive. The Deskstar is a bit faster (access time) than that (WD) drive. But what would happen to the time to show a directory? Fortunately it's only a bit slower to show files. There may be a workaround for Windows (I have added the key directories to the search path) but my fear was not realized. So far I'm pleased with the drive (and the cost per GB). Too early to say anything about reliability, etc.
    Date published: 2012-04-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good drive for a good price I can't think of much to say about this drive. It's not as cheap as a Seagate 4TB drive but in my experience, Hitachi has better quality. And while Western Digital may have better quality, it is more expensive. I've been using variations of these drive for about a year now and no issues and I've done scans on them and still no errors. Of course, there are no guarantees as anything can fail so it pays to keep an eye on them every once and a while. Hopefully prices will continue to drop since I only use 4TB drives now (everything else is just too small). I guess I did have a bit to say :-)
    Date published: 2013-04-10
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    Is this a NAS drive or is it for use in a desktop computer without formatting?
    Asked by: Anonymous
    It's not a NAS drive even though you could use it as such but NAS specific drive are designed with higher MTBF ratings.
    Answered by: Lam
    Date published: 2018-08-28
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