Fujitsu today announced the MHV2160BT, a 4200 RPM, 160GB 2.5"
SATA hard disk drive, as part of a coordinated global launch.
Fujitsu developed the MHV2160BT to address growing demands for mobile hard
disk drives with the speed and capacity required for high-end audio/video
computing. The new SATA hard disk drive is expected to ship by the end of
"In the past five years the computing industry has seen a steady and
dramatic transition from desktop PCs to notebook computers," said Joel
Hagberg, vice president of marketing and business development, Fujitsu
Computer Products of America. "The hard disk drive industry has keyed off
this trend by developing new and innovative drives that rival the capacity,
performance and reliability of their larger counterparts. The MHV2160BT
offers a remarkable 160GB of storage while utilizing next generation SATA
technology, squarely positioning it as the best in class high-capacity mobile
hard disk drive on the market."
Fujitsu has established itself as the leader in the 2.5" SATA hard disk
drive space, delivering the industry's first 2.5" SATA hard disk drive in
January 2004. Since that time Fujitsu has continued to deliver hard disk
drives with increased capacity for improved performance while partnering with
pioneering companies to bring next-generation SATA solutions to market.
Hard Disk Drive Specifications:
Continuing industry advancement of the 2.5" SATA market, Fujitsu designed
the MHV2160BT hard disk drive to provide market-leading specifications that
are vital for today's mobile computing applications:
- Capacity: 160GB
- Rotational Speed: 4200 RPM
- Interface: SATA II
Extensions to Serial ATA 1.0a and Electrical Spec. 1.0, ATA-7
- Native Command Queuing
- DIPM and HIPM Fully
- Staggered Spin Up &
Active LED Supported
- Hot Plug
- Best in Class Read / Write
Power Consumption: 1.6W typ.
- Idle Power Consumption: 0.5W
typ. (Slumber mode)
- Track to Track Seek Time:
- Host Transfer rate: 150MB/s
In addition, the Fujitsu MHV2160BT hard disk drive is RoHS compliant.
RoHS is the European Union's directive for eliminating certain hazardous
materials in the manufacturing of electrical and electronic equipment.
The Fujitsu MHV2160BT offers the performance and capacity required for
high-end audio/video computing in applications such as gaming, video editing,
audio recording, DVR and storage, along with a wide array of related
applications. It will be available through original equipment manufacturers
(OEMs) and distributors in 4CQ05.