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Maxtor DiamondMax Plus D740X 7200RPM IDE Hard Drives

Maxtor D740X 7200RPM IDE Hard Drives
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The Maxtor DiamondMax Plus D740X hard disk drive is designed to meet the need for performance.  Using optimized electrical and mechanical designs to achieve leading capacity points, quality, reliability and acoustics at competitive prices; the D740X confirms Maxtor's leadership in drive technology. 


Maxtor-Developed Ultra ATA/133 Interface
The Maxtor-developed Ultra ATA/133 interface has a data transfer rate of 133 MB/second.   With this leading-edge-interface, end users will experience blazing-fast data transfer rates of 133MB/second.

Delivering Reliability
Like previous generations, the DiamondMax Plus D740X takes reliability and data integrity to an even higher level with Maxtor's Shock Protection and Data Protection Systems, which give the user enhanced protection against both operating and non-operating shock and verifies essential functions in seconds to eliminate costly and unnecessary drive returns.   These systems deliver high reliability as shown by the D740X product line's annualized return rate of less than 1.0%.


Model Number


6L040J2 6L060J3 6L080J4
Capacity 20GB 40GB 60GB 80GB
Heads 1 2 3 4
Platters 1 1 2 2

Performance Specifications
Seek Times (typical) 0.8ms
Average (normal) 8.5ms
Full Stroke (normal) 17.8ms
Average Latency 4.2ms
Drive Ready Time (typical) 15.0sec
Data Transfer Speed (MB/sec. max)
To/From Interface 133
To/From Media 54.2
Sustained at OD 44.4
Sustained at ID 24.2
Drive Configuration
Integrated Controller Ultra ATA/133
Buffer Size 2MB
Buffer Type SDRAM
Data Zones per Surface 15
Bytes per Sector/Block 512
Rotation Speed 7200RPM
Reliability Specifications
Start/Stop Cycles (min) >50,000
Component Design Life (min) 5 years
Data Errors (non-recoverable) <1 per 10E14 bits read
Annualized Return Rate <1.0%
Power Requirements (rms average)
Mode 12V (ma) 5V (ma) Power (W)
Spin-up 1800 450 24.0
Seek 850 450 12.5
Read/Write 450 475 8.0
Idle 425 375 7.4
Standby 30 100 0.8
Environmental Limits
Acoustics (sound power: bel)
Idle Mode 3.0 avg
Normal Seek Mode 3.5 avg
Operating 5C to 55C
Non-operating, storage -40C to 65C
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
Operating, Non-operating 5% to 95%
Max. Wet Bulb, Operating 30C
Vibration - Operating, random, no errors

10 to 300Hz at 0.004 G2/Hz

301 to 500Hz at 0.00005 G2/Hz

Mechanical Shock
Operating 30Gs, 2ms, no errors
Non-operating 300Gs, 2ms, no damage
Physical Dimensions
H x W x L 1.04" x 4.08" x 5.88"
Weight 1.28lbs.

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