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£68.98 Hitachi Travelstar 5K500.B 500GB 5400RPM S300 8MB 9.5MM

This particular hard disk drive costs a whopping £90.51 at Amazon while available at BT shop (ex Dabs) for only £68.98 excluding delivery.

The Travelstar 5K500.B, a 5400 RPM, 250GB/platter, 2.5-inch hard drive with capacities ranging from 120GB to 500GB, is designed for use in notebook PCs, external storage, gaming consoles and other mobile applications.

The 5K500.B demonstrates Hitachi’s ecological leadership with its halogen-free production and focus on low power consumption, and carries the EcoTrac classification.

The 5K500.B elevates hard drive reliability with the industry’s first Iterative Detection Read Channel for improved signal processing. Hitachi offers optional hard-drive-level encryption for increased data security and enhanced availability models to deliver high-capacity storage for non-stop environments.

Travelstar 5K500.B delivers the balance of capacity, ruggedness and low-power to meet the needs of consumers and commercial users in an eco-friendly footprint.

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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.