Spare on Satellite Pro A10 (30 GB)


I am after some advice on what replacement drive to buy this laptop Toshiba Satellite Pro A10, model PSA15E-03U7V-EN. It still has the original disc of 30 GB in it, but he has demonstrated errors when checking the disc with Windows XP utility (it is still usable if). I did a full backup on an external drive.

Thanks in advance
Jessica Tsikas

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General information
Drive: E - IDE (ATA-5)
Drive channel: Primary master
Drive model: TOSHIBA MK3021GAS
The review: GA124A
Drive serial number: 73J94628T
Disk capacity: 28 615 MB (30 GB)

Geometry of the disk
Number of cylinders: 16383
Number of Heads: 16
Sectors per track: 63
Bytes per sector: unknown
Bytes per track: unknown
Number of ECC bytes: 46
Number of sectors: 16514064
Total of 32-bit LBA sectors: 58605120
Size of the buffer cache: n/a
Controller type: not specified

Transfer modes
Sectors per interrupt: Total: Active, 16:16
Maximum PIO transfer Mode: 4
Multiword DMA mode: Total: 2, active: -.
Singleword DMA Mode: Total: 2, active: -.
Ultra-DMA Mode: Total: 5 (ATA-100), Active: 5 (ATA-100)
Max. multiword DMA transfer rate: 16.7 MB/s
Maximum PIO with IORDY transfer rate: 16.7 MB/s
Maximum PIO w/o IORDY transfer rate: 16.7 MB/s
Transfer width: 16 bits
Native Command Queuing: Unsupported
The TRIM command: not supported

Flags of the device
Fixed Drive: Present
Removable drive: Absent
Magnetic storage: present
LBA Mode: Supported
DMA Mode: Supported
IORDY: Supported
IORDY Disableable: supported

Write cache: present, Active
S.M.A.R.T. feature: Present, Active
Security feature: present, inactive
Removable media feature: not Present, disabled
Power management: present, Active
Advanced Power Management: Present, Active
Interface package: not Present, disabled
Come to buffer: present, Active
Host protected area: Present, enabled
Power-Up In Standby: not supported, inactive
Automatic acoustic management: not supported, inactive
48-bit LBA: not supported, inactive

Self-monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology
Raw read error rate: 100/50, worst: 100
Throughput performance: 100/50, worst: 100
Spin Up Time: 1/100, worst: 100 (data = 942)
Start/Stop Count: 100/always OK, worst: 100 (data = 5072)
Reallocated sector Count: 100/50, worst: 100 (data = 52)
Seek error rate: 100/50, worst: 100
Look for punctuality: 100/50, worst: 100
Turn on the hours/Cycle Count: 69/always OK, worst: 69 (data = 12677)
Spin Retry Count: 201/30, worst: 100
Number of power Cycle: 100/always OK, worst: 100 (data = 4823)
Power - off retract Count: 100/always OK, worst: 100 (data = 126)
Load/Unload Cycle Count: 18/always OK, worst: 18 (data = 824818)
Temperature 100/always OK, worst: 100 (data = 43.0 ° C)
Number of events of reallocation: 100/always OK, worst: 100 (data = 46)
Current pending sector count: 100/always OK, worst: 100 (data = 233)
County of sector incorrigible off-line: 100/always OK, worst: 100
Error CRC Ultra DMA/SATA rate: 200/always OK, worst: 200
Change disc: 100/always OK, worst: 100 (data = 118)
Hours of loads: 82/always OK, worst: 82 (data = 7578)
Number of attempts at loading/unloading: 100/always OK, worst: 100
Friction of load: 100/always OK, worst: 100
Assembly time: 100/always OK, worst: 100 (data = 389)
Head flying hours: 100/1, worst: 100

In my opinion, you can use each up to 100 GB HARD drive. HARD drive interface is important and, as far as I know, in this old Satellite notebook HARD drive was IDE (ATA-5) connector.

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