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The general trademark of a manufacturer by which the consumer knows its products. A manufacturer can have multiple brand names. Some manufacturers license their brand names to other producers.
Product name:
Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
External 500GB Black USB HDD
Product code :
The brand's unique identifier for a product. Multiple product codes can be mapped to one mother product data-sheet if the specifications are identical. We map away wrong codes or sometimes logistic variants.
Category :
Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Included since: 11 Aug 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 06 Feb 2017 12:00:22
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
Product views: 55622
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Long product name Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD 500GB:
The short editorial description of Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD 500GB
External 500GB Black USB HDD 3.5" 7200 rpm, 16MB cache, with Backup

Marketing text Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD 500GB

The official marketing text of Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD 500GB as supplied by the manufacturer
3.5" Hard Drive:

- 7200 rpm for high-performance, 16 MB data buffer.
- Fanless design for near-silent operation.
- Horizontal or vertical placement.
- Easy data backup via PushButton™ Backup.
- Password security to prevent unauthorised access.
- RoHS-compliant version.
- EU & UK cable.
Short summary description Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD 500GB:
This short summary of the Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD 500GB data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD, Pentium (Celeron, AMD, etc) 233 MHz, Windows XP/2000
Long summary description Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD 500GB:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD 500GB based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Toshiba External 500GB Black USB HDD. Minimum processor: Pentium (Celeron, AMD, etc) 233 MHz, Compatible operating systems: Windows XP/2000
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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
500 GB
Hard drive size*
The amount of data that the hard drive can store.
Hard drive speed*
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
16 MB
Ports & interfaces
USB connectivity*
The product has USB connector.
USB version
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the interface used for connection, communication and power supply between computers and electronic devices. Every new version - for example 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 - is much faster than the previous one.
Other features
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Pentium (Celeron, AMD, etc) 233 MHz
The product is built in.
Drive device, transfer rate
480 MB/s
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows XP/2000
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
USB 2.0
Dura Micro