Seagate 500GB 3.5" SATA Desktop Hard Drive

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  • SATA-III 3.5" Hard Drive
  • 7200RPM
  • 16MB Cache
  • 1yr Warranty

Product Description

Seagate 500GB 3.5" SATA Desktop Hard Drive

The Power of One
  • Seagate brings over 30 years of trusted performance and reliability to the new Seagate® Desktop HDDs-now available in capacities up to 4TB.
  • Double your capacity and drive down costs with up to 1TB-per-disk hard drive technology.
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance
  • Seagate AcuTrac™ servo technology delivers dependable performance,even with hard drive track widths of only 75 nanometers.
  • Seagate OptiCache™ technology boosts overall performance by as much as 45%.
  • Free Seagate DiskWizard™ software allows you to install 3TB and 4TB hard drives in Windows, including XP, without UEFI BIOS.

Best-Fit Applications
  • Desktop or all-in-one PCs
  • Home servers
  • PC-based gaming systems
  • Desktop RAID
  • Direct-attached external storage devices (DAS)
  • Network-attached storage devices (NAS)

The Barracuda® hard drive gives you one hard drive platform for every desktop storage application. One drive with trusted performance, reliability, simplicity and capacity.

  • Seagate OptiCache™ technology improves performance by up to 45%
  • Seagate AcuTrac™ technology enables reliable read/write performance even in high touch operating environments
  • Seagate SmartAlign™ technology for no-hassle transition to Advanced Format 4K sector technology

Barracuda hard drives give you what you want.
Count on Barracuda drives to deliver the storage innovations that drive your costs down and your performance up.
7200 RPM performance-from 250GB all the way up to 3TB
OptiCache™ technology further exploits big 16MB cache sizes and improved micro processor capabilities
SATA 6Gb/s technology to further maximize performance


Your no-hassle transition to 4K sectors.
Are you worried about moving to Advanced Format 4K sector technology? You don't have to be with Barracuda drives. Seagate SmartAlign™ technology makes this transition a snap:
  • No utilities to run
  • No extra integration steps to take up your time


Maximizes hard drive storage densities.
Barracuda 1TB-per-disk technology incorporates 340,000 unique tracks in the width of a single inch. This incredible storage density drives new capacity possibilities and lowers your total storage costs.
Seagate AcuTrac™ technology enables new storage densities with accurate reading and writing to nano-sized tracks that are only 75 nanometers wide! That's about 500 times smaller than the period at the end of this sentence


Technical Specification

Seagate 500GB 3.5" SATA Desktop Hard Drive

General

Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Depth 146.99 mm
Height 19.98 mm
Weight 415 g
Device Type Hard drive - internal
Capacity 500 GB
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
Buffer Size 16 MB
Bytes per Sector 512
Features Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
Width 101.6 mm

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x 3.5" x 1/3H - internal
Compatible Bay 3.5" x 1/3H

Manufacturer Warranty

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

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 144 MBps (read) / 125 MBps (write)

Reliability

Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^14

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

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 60 °C

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