Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 Review

<![CDATA[Seagate Technology PLC is a data storage company based in Cupertino, California. It was incorporated in 1978. Seagate's first product was the 5-megabyte ST-506, it was the first hard disk to be in a 5.25-inch form factor. The motherboard that this hard drive is for is an AMD GA-990FXA-UD7. The GA-990FXA-UD7 supports 2 SATA 6Gb/s devices, 2 eSATA 6b/s connectors. (Motherboard Blog)
Max out your gaming computer with an enormous traditional hard drive, the ST1000DM003. It can keep all of your games as well as other media files. This hard drive is intended for gaming or business PC’s because of moderate to high usage.
Specs:

  • Capacity- 1 TB
  • RPM (Rotations Per Minute)- 7200
  • Latency- 4.16ms (milliseconds)
  • Average Read Speed- 8.5ms
  • Average Write Speed- 9.5ms
  • Transfer Rate- SATA 6.0 GB/s
  • Buffer size- 64 MB
  • Mean Time Before Failure- 29166 days= 79.9 years
  • Warranty- 2 years
  • $79.99

Seagate Barracuda 1TB Hard Drive

Works Cited
“GIGABYTE – Motherboard – Socket AM3+ – GA-990FXA-UD7 (rev. 1.x).” GIGABYTE – Motherboard – Socket AM3+ – GA-990FXA-UD7 (rev. 1.x). N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2014.
“Seagate Barracuda 1TB Hard Drive – 7200RPM, 64MB, SATA 6Gb/s – ST1000DM003.” Tigerdirect. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2014.
“Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003.” Newegg. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Mar. 2014.
“Seagate ST1000DM003 Barracuda 7200.11 SATA Product Manual – Page 24.” Seagate ST1000DM003. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2014.

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