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Toshiba 500GB SSHD (MQ01ABF050H) Review

Toshiba 500GB SSHD (MQ01ABF050H) Review
Toshiba stirs up the market with its latest SSHD. The MQ01ABFH offers tremendous performance at a price point that's hard to ignore. (TYO:6502)

By: Tyler Bernath | SSHDs in Storage | Posted: Sep 5, 2013 2:12 pm
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: Toshiba





The MQ01ABFH lineup is the next generation of SSHDs in the slim 7mm z-height from Toshiba, coming in both 320GB and 500GB capacities.


These drives feature a generous 32MB of DRAM cache, assisted by a full 8GB of 19nm MLC NAND from Toshiba. As with most drives aimed at thin computing, the ABFH lineup spins its platters at 5400RPM.


As the Hybrid drive market begins to heat up, consumers are taking advantage of the additional performance of SSHDs without the sacrifice of capacity. With Seagate launching its flagship Laptop Thin SSHD, and WD jumping onboard with their OEM-only model it was only a matter of time before Toshiba jumped in leveraging their extensive knowledge of NAND flash memory and caching solutions.



Specifications, Pricing and Availability




Specifications have the Toshiba ABFH SSHD available in 320GB and 500GB capacities. Further, each of these drives feature 32MB of DRAM cache and 8GB of NAND manufactured on the 19nm process. SATA compatibility starts with gen. three and allows backwards compatibility with generation one and two.


The ABFH series of drives both feature a single platter design, offering 12ms average seek times with non-operating shock listed at 900G and operating shock at 400G.


Warranty of the Toshiba ABFH series is listed at three years from date of purchase. Pricing of the 320GB model is set at $56.99, with the 500GB capacity listed at $94.26.

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