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Maxtor 5t060h6 hard drive

Please verify accurate dimensions of this hard drive...width height & depth.
Need data b4 ordering one additional harddrive. Thanks Francois

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Hi musician78,

As per your request:
maxtor 5t060h6 hard drive - 00d4e26.jpg
Should the image but not sufficient, pls refer to the linked document.

This document contains the exact physical dimensions as well as all other specifications of a Maxtor 5T060H6 hard drive.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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Dimensions:

  • PARAMETER STANDARD METRIC

  • Height 1.028 inches - 26.1 mi llimeters

  • Length 5.787 inches - 147 mill imeters

  • Width 4.02 inches - 102.1 mill imeters

  • Weight 1.3 pounds - 0.59 k ilograms

  • Hope this helps. M~

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