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Hitachi Deskstar 5K4000 4TB Hard Disk Drive Review - Packaging

Hitachi GST, now part of Western Digital, has a new 4TB, 5,400 RPM drive featuring Low-power CoolSpin Technology.

By: | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 27, 2012 6:21 pm
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Hitachi GST

Packaging

 

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We rarely get to see retail packaging on internal disk drives. WD and Seagate always send OEM style packs, the drive in an anti-static bag, but Hitachi sends over the full kit, which is nice.

 

On the front of the package we get quite a bit of information about capacity and what type of product is inside.

 

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The back of the package gives us some general information about the Deskstar product line, but nothing too specific.

 

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The In Box Contents list and a general disclaimer about going over 2.2TB populates one side of the package.

 

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A generalized estimate about how much data you can hold on different capacity size drives resides on the other.

 

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The internal packaging was put together well. The drive is suspended in a thin plastic suspension that allows the package to flex and absorb vibration during shipping.

 

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With the included accessories laid you we see the paper manuals, invitation to Hitachi's backup program and the system screws.

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