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Seagate BarraCuda Laptop 500GB 2.5" Hard Drive

  • 2.5" depth mobile drive
  • SATA 6Gb/s
  • 7200RPM
  • 32MB Cache

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Mfr part code: ST500LM021

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    Seagate BarraCuda Laptop 500GB 2.5" Hard Drive Product Description

    Seagate has purpose-built the Laptop Thin HDD to meet our customers' demand for affordable, slimmer, fully functional computing solutions. 
    While traditional laptop hard drives offer a z-height of 9.5 mm, the Laptop Thin HDD stands apart with a z-height of just 7mm.

    Technical Specifications

    Expansion & Connectivity

    Compatible Bays 1 x 2.5" - internal
    Interfaces 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
    Compatible Bay 2.5"


    Power Consumption 1.8 Watt (active) ¦ 0.65 Watt (idle)


    Seek Time 11 ms (average)
    Spindle Speed 7200 rpm
    Drive Transfer Rate 600 MBps (external)
    Internal Data Rate 135 MBps


    Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^14
    Load / Unload Cycles 600,000


    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.

    Environmental Parameters

    Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
    Max Operating Temperature 60 °C
    Shock Tolerance 400 g @ 2ms (operating) / 1000 g @ 1ms (non-operating)


    Device Type Hard drive - internal
    Capacity 500 GB
    Form Factor 2.5"
    Interface SATA 6Gb/s
    Buffer Size 32 MB
    Bytes per Sector 4096
    Features QuietStep, Ramp Load
    Width 70.1 mm
    Depth 100.55 mm
    Height 7 mm
    Weight 95 g

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