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Seagate Desktop HDD ST3500418AS 500 GB

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The Seagate Barracuda 500GB is a 7200RPM hard drive with five hundred theoretical gigabytes of storage space – the drive also has 16MB of cache. The disk uses SATA, has S.M.A.R.T sensors and is 3.5” in size. Performance The disk is amongst the faster hard drives, with the capability to go ... Read review
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A fast, stable hard drive - despite brand history

AdvantagesSpeedy drive, runs at an alright temperature, fast sequential read/write speeds

DisadvantagesSlow-ish 'Random Read + Rewrite' test, old brand history of irreliability

"The Seagate Barracuda 500GB is a 7200RPM hard drive with five hundred theoretical gigabytes of storage space – the drive also has 16MB of cache. The disk uses SATA, has S.M.A.R.T sensors and is 3.5” in size. ==Performance== The disk is amongst the faster hard drives, with the capability to go up to 7200RPM – pretty much the fastest hard drive speed for consumer hard drives. You can go higher, but it's uncommon. The hard drive also has 16MB cache, ..." Read review
12.03.2012

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Manufacturer's product description

Combining proven components, state-of-the-art technology and industry-leading manufacturing expertise, the Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 drive - the 12th generation of this award-winning desktop hard drive family - delivers 1TB of high-performing, eco-friendly digital storage.

General

MPN ST3500418AS, ST3500410AS, ST3500413AS
Device Type Hard drive - internal
Capacity 500 GB
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/4H
Interface Serial ATA-300, Serial ATA-600
Buffer Size 16 MB
Features Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Adaptive Fly Height, Clean Sweep, Enhanced G-Force Protection, Seagate SoftSonic, Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
Width 10.2 cm
Depth 14.7 cm
Height 2 cm
Weight 0.54 kg, 415 g
Bytes per Sector 512

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate 300 MBps (external), 300 MBps (external) / 125 MBps (internal), 600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 125 MBps
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Average Latency 4.17 ms, 4.16 ms
Spindle Speed 7200 rpm
Seek Time 8.5 ms (average)

Reliability

Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^14
Start / Stop Cycles 50,000

Expansion & connectivity

Interfaces 1 x Serial ATA-300 - 7 pin Serial ATA, 1 x Serial ATA-600 - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/4H

Miscellaneous

Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards RoHS

Manufacturer warranty

Service & Support 3 years warranty, 2 years warranty
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years, Limited warranty - 2 years

Environmental parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 60 °C
Shock Tolerance 70 g @ 2ms (operating) / 350 g @ 1ms (non-operating), 70 g @ 2ms (operating) / 350 g @ 2ms (non-operating)
Humidity Range Operating 5 - 95%

Compatibility information

Designed For Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400, NAS 420, NAS 440

Expansion / connectivity

Compatible Bays 1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/4H
Interfaces 1 x Serial ATA-300 - 7 pin Serial ATA

Hard drive

Features Enhanced Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (EPRML), Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Adaptive Fly Height, Clean Sweep, Enhanced G-Force Protection, Seagate SoftSonic, Tunnel Magneto-resistive Recording (TMR) Head Technology, Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
Buffer Size 16 MB
Interface Type Serial ATA-300
Capacity 500 GB
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/4H

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