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1.0TB MQ04AB Series Hard Disk Drive

2.5-Inch | SATA 6.0Gb/s | 7mm | 128MB Cache
Toshiba's MQ04AB Series 5,400 rpm HDDs delivers awesome data storage capacity in 2.5-inch form factor. It is suitable for ultra-portable laptop and notebook PCs, as well as for use in slim-line "all-in-one" desktop PCs. Other uses include high-end multimedia devices where low-power and mobile-class robustness helps to achieve platform design requirements.

The MQ04AB series leverage shock sensors to protect the drive from excessive shock events. The MQ04AB Series' quiet operation makes it an excellent storage solution for laptops, slim-line desktops, and applications where capacity, power-profile, and reliability are critical.

1.0TB Toshiba MQ04ABF100 Specifications:


Form Factor
2.5″ HDD
SATA 6.0Gb/s
Formatted Capacity2
Rotational Speed
5,400 RPM
Cache / Data Buffer
Manufacturer Model Number
RoHS Compliant


Height (max)
7.0mm (0.275″)
Width (max)
69.85mm (2.750″)
Length (max)
100.00mm (3.940″)
Weight (typical)
92g (0.203 lbs.)
Bytes per Sector
512 / 4k (512e)


MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
600,000 hours
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
1 per 1014 bits read


Transfer Rate (Max)
6.0 Gb/s
Average Latency


Read Power
1.65 Watts
Write Power
1.65 Watts
Idle Mode, Low Power
0.6 Watts

Environmental (Operating)

400 G max at 2ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
32°F to 140°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
0°C to 60°C
9.8 m/s² (1.0G) 5 to 500 Hz
-304.8 m to 3,048 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000+ ft)

Environmental (Non-Operating)

1000 G max at 2ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 149°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 65°C
49 m/s² (5.0G) 15 to 500Hz
-304.8 m to 12,192 m (-1000 ft to 40,000+ ft)


Idle (Typical)
1.9 bels
Seek (Typical)
2.1 bels
  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
  2. In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
  3. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Toshiba p/n MQ04ABF100 UPC#: 641676720412

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.5 / 5 2 out of 2 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: EskymoEric Location: Escanaba, Mi Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 4/5 Mac had trouble. July 17, 2019 I installed this drive but MacOS High Sierra had trouble formatting the drive. Finally had to use it as an external in a case I had. Once in finally formatted it has been working very well.

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Reviewer: Flotsambay Location: Middle of nowhere, WI Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Works as expected August 8, 2018 Bought a 2009 MacBook Pro with the hard drive removed. I ordered this hard drive for it and it's working great.

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Toshiba 1.0TB MQ04AB Series Hard Disk Drive Mfr P/N: MQ04ABF100 OWC SKU: TOSMQ04ABF100 128MB Cache 5400RPM
SATA Revision 3.0 6Gb/s (3.0Gb/s & 1.5Gb/s backwards compatible)
2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive.
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