This is a 1 Tera Byte (TB) SATA drive. Supported by a 64 MB Cache Memory, this drive can also be synonymously named as a SATA drive with 64 MB cache memory.
This is a perfect hard drive which supports the SATA 3 GBPS bus arrangement.
Undoubtedly this is a reliable SATA drive on account of its low noise generation when in use coupled with its reliability extending to 300000 (Load/Unload Cycles).
It is important to mention its shock tolerance measuring 80 GS for 2 minutes when in use as compared to 350 GS for 2 minutes when idle.
Drive Size & Interface
This is an 8.89 cm HDD with a SATA 6.0 GBPS interface.
The Seagate desktop internal SATA drive is compatible with Windows XP along with Windows 7 operating systems.
This SATA drive with warranty takes utmost pride in an array of benefits it provides to its esteemed patrons. Measuring a transfer rate of 210 MBPS, this SATA drive measures an input/output transfer rate of 600 MBPS. Another notable feature is its Average Seek Time measuring 8.5 minutes for “Read” operations against 9.5 minutes for “Write” operations.
Requiring very low power, a standard input voltage of 12.5 V DC is required, while it consumes 5.9 W for both Read and Write functions. Additionally, a 0.63 W is consumed by the Seagate desktop internal SATA drive during standby or sleep modes.
A host of technologies incorporated into this hard drive include OptiCache Technology, Seagate AcuTrac Technology, RoHS Complaint, Seagate SmartAlign Technology, Seagate DiscWizard Software, Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) and Native Command Queuing (NCQ). All these can hence be regarded as the main determinants for its multi-faceted performance standards.