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Feature Rich Laptop Hard Drive, Up to 2TB Capacity HDD with Encryption

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2.5 SATA Hard Drive with Laptop Encryption

Thin and light laptop hard drives with price and capacity points that help to enable no-compromise, lightweight designs for laptop computing.

  • 7mm Laptop Thin HDDs or 9.5mm Laptop hard drive kits
  • Seagate SmartAlign™ technology1 provides easy transition to 4K sectors
  • Available as a Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) and FIPS 140-2 SED2
  • Compatible with SATA 6Gb/s designs
  • Backed by a 2-year limited warranty


1TB laptop thin 7mm slim form factor

2.5-inch Laptop Drives Available in Several Capacities

Seagate's purpose-built the 2.5-inch Laptop HDDs help meet our customers’ demand for affordable, flexible computing solutions. 

  • 7mm hard drive is available in 500GB, 320GB, 250GB and 160GB capacity options
  • 9.5mm hard drive is available in 2TB, 1TB and 500GB capacity options (Kits)

Reliable HDD storage laptop 5mm thin design

Smooth Migration to Advanced Format 4K

Laptop Thin HDDs include Seagate SmartAlign technology.1 This innovation helps you easily get all the benefits of the new Advanced Format (AF) 4K sector standard—no utilities, no extra steps—automatically in the background. Performance is not affected, and there is no need for time-consuming utilities required by other AF-enabled drives. 

1Seagate SmartAlign technology may not be available on all models. Refer to the appropriate data sheet for further information.

Secure Laptop Encryption (SED) Options

Laptop Thin SEDs deliver government-grade encryption without performance degradation—protecting your data where it lives. You get all the benefits of secure data encryption without the headaches.

  • Ships with the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Opal protocol
  • The world’s first 7mm SED to ship with FIPS 140-2 validation2
  • Instant on-the-fly encryption without performance degradation
  • Instant Secure EraseTM technology that can instantly erase the security key data on your hard drive if needed, enabling secure disposal or repurposing of the SED

2Self-Encrypting Drives and FIPS 140-2 Validated drives are not available in all models or countries. 

Laptop Thin HDD Reviews

Seagate Momentus Thin powers first HDD-based tablets"



Thin Hard Drive Perfect For:

  • Building entry-level to high-performance ultraportables laptops
  • Creatng thin, light netbooks without compromising storage or affordability
  • Designing slim consumer electronics devices
  • Protecting your sensitive data

laptop 2 5hdd 2tb

Available with the Laptop HDD Kit:

  • 9.5mm z-height, 2.5-inch hard drive
  • 2TB, 1TB or 500GB drive capacity options
  • 2-year limited warranty


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Maximum Operating Shock
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Operating Temperature
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  • Laptop HDD 2TB SATA Hard Drive Kit
  • Data Sheet
  • Laptop HDD 1TB 2.5 Inch SATA Hard Drive Kit
  • Data Sheet
2TB 1TB 500GB 500GB 500GB 500GB 500GB 320GB 320GB 250GB
SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s
5400RPM 7200RPM 5400RPM 5400RPM 7200RPM 7200RPM 5400RPM 5400RPM
16MB 32MB 16MB 16MB 32MB 32MB 16MB 16MB
705 670 705 705 670 670 705 705
Encryption/FIPS Encryption Encryption/FIPS
400Gs 400Gs 400Gs 400Gs 400Gs 400Gs 400Gs 400Gs
100.58mm 100.58mm 100.55mm 100.55mm 100.55mm 100.55mm 100.55mm 100.55mm 100.55mm 100.55mm
69.85mm 69.85mm 70.10mm 70.10mm 70.10mm 70.10mm 70.10mm 70.10mm 70.10mm 70.10mm
9.5mm 9.5mm 7.0mm 7.0mm 7.0mm 7.0mm 7.0mm 7.0mm 7.0mm 7.0mm
99.0g 99.0g 95 95g 95 95 95g 95g 95 95
0.48% 0.48% 0.48% 0.48% 0.48% 0.48% 0.48% 0.48%
60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C
1.2W 1.5W 1.2W 1.2W 1.5W 1.5W 1.2W 1.2W