Seagate Barracuda XT 2 TB 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Bare Drive ST32000641AS
Seagate Barracuda XT 2 TB 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Bare Drive - ST32000641AS: Electronics. Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging . SATA 6gb/s interface enables the use of the industrys newest and fastest hadr drive controllers while providing backward compatibility . 7200RPM performance platform complements high capacity, delivering a power combination of extreme storage and top-end desktop performance . Massive 2TB drive capacity provides plenty of room for downloading todays space-hungry PC games and movies . 64 MB cache optimizes burst performance and reduces data throughput bottlenecks . Massive 2TB drive capacity provides plenty of room for downloading todays space-hungry PC games and movies . 7200RPM performance platform complements high capacity, delivering a power combination of extreme storage and top-end desktop performance . Size :2 TB . Amazon.ca Product Description The legendary Barracuda family of hard drives from is expanding. As storage becomes more prolific and a fundamental enabler of the digital ecosystem, we recognize the need for products tuned to the unique needs of different computing platforms and applications. The Barracuda XT is the peformance leader in the Barracuda family, offering maximum capacity, maximum cache and maximum SATA peformance for the ultimate in desktop computing performance. Future-proof your storage with the new SATA 6gb/s interface, which is fully compatible with legacy SATA controllers while also providing an upgrade path to a host of new SATA 6gb/s motherboards and hard drive controllers. Backed by the 5-Year Limited Warranty and boasting a massive 2 TB of storage capacity, you can rest easy knowing your Barracuda XT hard drive will provide you with more than ample space and years of worry-free operation. . From the Manufacturer The new Barracuda® XT hard drive from ® delivers 2 TB of capacity and 7200-RPM performance supercharged with a 64-MB cache and the new SATA 6Gb/s interface. The Barracuda XT drive takes a no-compromise approach, providing the ultimate combination of capacity and performance. High-performance PC enthusiasts like PC gamers, non-linear video editors, graphic designers and other professionals whose work demands top performance can depend on the new Barracuda XT drive to deliver on the promise of maximum capacity, maximum performance and Barracuda family reliability. . . ® Barracuda® XT 3.5-Inch Internal Drive : What the experts are saying... , : Xtreme speed and capacity. Uncompromised.. Looking for an internal drive that meets your demands for speed and storage capacity, and exceeds your expectations in terms of performance and reliability? . Look no further than the Barracuda XT, the perfect drive for: High-performance PC gaming systems. High-definition video editing and production systems. Home servers and workstations. Desktop RAID applications. Firewire 800- or eSATA-enabled storage devices. . , Why Choose the Barracuda XT drive?. Features a massive 2TB capacity drive so there�s plenty of room for all of your HD videos, games and files. Ensures top-end desktop performance with a fast 7200-RPM drive. Delivers optimized burst performance while reducing data throughput bottlenecks thanks to a huge 64MB cache. Includes a SATA 6G interface that lets you take advantage of the newest, fastest hard drive controllers for high-performance desktop, gaming and entry-level server systems. Lets you optimize for capacity or performance with the included SeaTools configuration software. , : : “We like the Barracuda XT for a few reasons� We like the transfer speed the Barracuda XT provides, we like the huge 2TB storage it offers. We love the 64MB cache it has. For all intents and purposes the Barracuda XT is just as advertised it, a good speed bump, a good speed bump that paves the way for even faster drives down the line.” -Bjorn3D, July 2009. .: “The Barracuda XT is a ground breaking product that will sit on the record books for a long time.” -TweakTown, October 2009. , : “If you absolutely need the very high capacity a SSD cannot deliver and you wish to maximize performance, 's Barracuda XT is definitely the faster alternative.” -neoseeker, October 2009. , : “When you dot all the I's and cross all the T's I firmly believe the XT proves it's worth. If you are looking for a super-high capacity drive that does everything in one package, you need look no further. Any way you look at it, this is a great drive. If I were to numerically rate it I would give it an 8 out of .” -TECHGAGE, January 20. , . . :/ : , : is thinking green.. . "This has led the largest disk drive manufacturer in the world, , to create new drives that no longer use chlorine- and bromine-based chemistries. This success was largely facilitated by the company's full material disclosure system, which allows its engineers to know the complete chemical content of their products.". � ChemSec & CPA Report: Greening Consumer Electronics. . ::/ , :/ : . . . ® Barracuda® Family Hard Drives: Desktop storage for every need. . . . . . Barracuda XT Specifications. Specifications : 2 TB1. Model Number: ST32000641AS. Interface Options: SATA 6Gb/s NCQ, Backwards Compatible with SATA 3Gb/s & 1.5Gb/s. , Performance : Transfer Rate, I/O Data Transfer Rate, Max (MB/s): 600. Sustained Data Rate OD (MB/s): 138. Cache (MB): 64. Average Latency (ms): 4.16. Spindle Speed (RPM): 7200. , Configuration/Organization : Heads/Disks: 8/4. Bytes per Sector: 512. , Reliability/Data Integrity : Load/Unload Cycles: 300K. Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read, Max: 1 per E14. Annualized Failure Rate: 0.34%. Mean Time Between Failures (hours): 750,000. Limited Warranty (years): 5. , Power Management : Startup Current +12 Peak(A, ±%): 2.8. Seek, Average (W): 7.3. Operating, Average (W): 9.23. Idle, Average (W): 6.39. , Environmental : Temperature (�C) , : Operating : 5 to 60 , : Nonoperating : �40 to 70 , Shock (Gs) , : Operating: 2 ms : 63 , : Nonoperating: 2 ms : 300 , Acoustics (bels � sound power) , : Idle : 2.8 , : Seek : 3.2 , , Physical : Height (in/mm): 1.028/26.1. Width (in/mm): 4.00/1.6. Depth (in/mm): 5.787/146.99. Weight (lb/kg): 1.543/700. , 1 One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one trillion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity.. . . . How much will it store? : : : : : , Capacity : Digital Music. (Hours) : Digital Photos. (Files) : Digital Videos. (Hours) : DVD Quality. (Movies) : HD Video. (Hours) , 2.0 TB : 33,320 : 640,000 : 2,000 : 500 : 500 , : : Average file size using cameras highest resolution JPEG mode. : : Based on standard 2 hour movie. : Based on H.264 compression at a 6.75Mbs bitrate. . . :/ :/ : , :: Users can expect a performance boost when using hard drives with Windows 7 Windows 7 has shown to use fewer hard drive resources for system boot and general OS operations, speeding up overall performance and leaving more storage resources for applications. . Cache efficiency has improved. Customers who choose drives with bigger cache options will see added benefit. testing confirms improved performance from Windows Vista to Windows 7 on like hard drives with only cache size differences.. . :/ , :/ :/ : . . . .