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TOSHIBA STORAGE DEVICE DIVISION

2.5" HDD SERIES TECHNICAL NOTES - 9.5mm GSX Series
© 2005 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
Contents subject to change without prior notice.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Toshiba’s 2.5" Hard Disk Drive 9.5mm GSX series, comprise a series of fast, highcapacity 2.5" Winchester disk drives which comply with ATA-7 and Serial ATA 1.0a/
Serial ATA II 1.2 interface controller standards and require only a simple adapter
board for interfacing to a Serial ATA or Serial ATA compatible bus.
SPECIFICATIONS

MK8032GSX
HDD2D32
80.00GB
9.5mm
102g
2
4

MK6032GSX
HDD2D33
60.00GB
9.5mm
102g
2
3

MK4032GSX
HDD2D34
40.00GB
9.5mm
98g
1
2

MK1032GSX
HDD2D30
69,840
512
195,371,568

MK8032GSX
HDD2D32
60,480
512
156,301,488

MK6032GSX
HDD2D33
60,480
512
117,210,240

MK4032GSX
HDD2D34
60,480
512
78,140,160

16,384
Rotation Speed
5,400±0.1%
Transfer Rate
Internal (Mbit/sec)
236.1 – 456
Logical Sectors per Track
No. of Cylinders
16,383
No. of Heads
16
No. of sec./Track
63
Seek Time (msec)
Average
12
Track-to-track
2
Maximum
22
Recording Density
126.6Mbit/mm2
(81.7Gbit/in2)

8,192
5,400±0.1%

8,192
5,400±0.1%

8,192
5,400±0.1%

218 – 429

218 – 429

218 – 429

16,383
16
63

16,383
16
63

16,383
16
63

12
2
22

12
2
22
105.5Mbit/mm2 (68.1G bit/in2)

12
2
22

Formatted Capacity
Height
Weight
No. of Disks (platters)
No. of Data Heads

MK1032GSX
HDD2D30
100.03
9.5mm
98g
2
4

FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION
Logical Drive
Parameters
No. of Cylinders (user)
Bytes per Sector
LBA Sectors
Buffer Size (Kbytes)

2.5” Hard Disk Drive Installation Notes - 9.5mm GSX Series

P/N 480068-A0
08/05

P/N 480068-A0
08/05

2.5” Hard Disk Drive Installation Notes - 9.5mm GSX Series

com You can also visit Toshiba’s web site at: http://www. it is recommended that the user ground himself with a ground strap or by touching the PC chassis or other metal object.9.5mm GSX Series . pin 11. The drive is a precision device and even a small drop onto any surface can cause damage. then the host may use pin 11 to disable staggered spin-up 2nd mate Differential Pair A from PHY P1 P2 V33 V33 3.510/651-6798 sdd_techhelp@pcs-sj. 3.3V Power (unused) 3.UNPACKING PROCEDURE Visually inspect the shipping container prior to unpacking for any signs of damage to the container or its contents (the carrier is responsible for any damage incurred during shipment). Signal Segment Key Signal Segment S1 S2 GND A+ S3 S4 AGND S5 S6 BB+ S7 GND POWER SEGMENT PIN 11 FIGURE 1 – 2. To accomplish both of these goals.5mm GSX Series P/N 480068-A0 08/05 P/N 480068-A0 08/05 2. Prior to opening the anti-static bag.toshiba. Also. either receiving activity indication or “staggered spin-up disable control”.3V and 12V power are not used. on your behalf.com 2.3V Power pre-charged 2nd mate (unused) P5 P6 GND GND P7 P8 V5 V5 P9 P10 V5 GND P11 P12 ACT/Spin GND P13 P14 V12 V12 P15 V12 Power Segment 5V power pre-charge 2nd mate 5V Power 5V Power 1st mate 12V Power pre-charge 2nd mate (unused) 12V power (unused) 12V power (unused) Power Segment Key Note: This drive uses 5V power only. has two functions.STORAGE DEVICE DIVISON TECHNICAL SUPPORT . A Host may only support one pin 11 feature. pin 11 acts as an input from the host to the device prior to PhyRdy for “staggered spin-up control”. If a host supports receiving activity indication via pin 11. The activity indication provided by pin 11 is primarily for use in backplane applications.3V Power (unused) P3 P4 V33 GND 3. The other function is used by the host to indicate whether staggered spin-up should be used. contact your computer distributor. One function is used by the device to provide the host with an activity indication.5” Hard Disk Drive Installation Notes . have them call Toshiba Storage Device Division Technical Support.sdd. Save the shipping container and packing material for possible use later.5” Hard Disk Drive Installation Notes .5" HDD CONNECTOR LOCATIONS Differential Pair B from PHY 2nd mate Signal Segment “L” Central Connector Polarizer Power Segment “L” The device connector’s power segment. If your distributor is unable to answer your questions. TOSHIBA . Place the drive on the anti-static bag while configuring jumpers to avoid any electrostatic discharge. If a host does not support receiving activity indication via pin 11. pin 11 acts as an output from the device to the host after PhyRdy for activity indication. Remove the drive from the anti-static bag and check it for damage. TECHNICAL SUPPORT Should you require technical support. then the host shall not use pin 11 to disable staggered spin-up.9.

3.STORAGE DEVICE DIVISON TECHNICAL SUPPORT .3V Power pre-charged 2nd mate (unused) P5 P6 GND GND P7 P8 V5 V5 P9 P10 V5 GND P11 P12 ACT/Spin GND P13 P14 V12 V12 P15 V12 Power Segment 5V power pre-charge 2nd mate 5V Power 5V Power 1st mate 12V Power pre-charge 2nd mate (unused) 12V power (unused) 12V power (unused) Power Segment Key Note: This drive uses 5V power only.5” Hard Disk Drive Installation Notes . If a host does not support receiving activity indication via pin 11.5" HDD CONNECTOR LOCATIONS Differential Pair B from PHY 2nd mate Signal Segment “L” Central Connector Polarizer Power Segment “L” The device connector’s power segment. it is recommended that the user ground himself with a ground strap or by touching the PC chassis or other metal object.3V Power (unused) P3 P4 V33 GND 3.sdd.5” Hard Disk Drive Installation Notes .3V and 12V power are not used.com You can also visit Toshiba’s web site at: http://www. If a host supports receiving activity indication via pin 11. pin 11 acts as an output from the device to the host after PhyRdy for activity indication. then the host may use pin 11 to disable staggered spin-up 2nd mate Differential Pair A from PHY P1 P2 V33 V33 3.5mm GSX Series P/N 480068-A0 08/05 P/N 480068-A0 08/05 2.5mm GSX Series . Also. either receiving activity indication or “staggered spin-up disable control”.toshiba. on your behalf.510/651-6798 sdd_techhelp@pcs-sj. The other function is used by the host to indicate whether staggered spin-up should be used. have them call Toshiba Storage Device Division Technical Support. One function is used by the device to provide the host with an activity indication. The drive is a precision device and even a small drop onto any surface can cause damage. A Host may only support one pin 11 feature.3V Power (unused) 3. If your distributor is unable to answer your questions. TECHNICAL SUPPORT Should you require technical support. TOSHIBA .9. has two functions. Save the shipping container and packing material for possible use later. Prior to opening the anti-static bag. pin 11 acts as an input from the host to the device prior to PhyRdy for “staggered spin-up control”.UNPACKING PROCEDURE Visually inspect the shipping container prior to unpacking for any signs of damage to the container or its contents (the carrier is responsible for any damage incurred during shipment). The activity indication provided by pin 11 is primarily for use in backplane applications. Place the drive on the anti-static bag while configuring jumpers to avoid any electrostatic discharge. Remove the drive from the anti-static bag and check it for damage. To accomplish both of these goals. contact your computer distributor. pin 11. then the host shall not use pin 11 to disable staggered spin-up.9.com 2. Signal Segment Key Signal Segment S1 S2 GND A+ S3 S4 AGND S5 S6 BB+ S7 GND POWER SEGMENT PIN 11 FIGURE 1 – 2.