Conclusion Seagate’s Barracuda Seagate currently boasts the best ATA drive warranties around The new Barracuda’s seek time is also half a millisecond faster, despite the fact that both drives spin at 7, RPM. Unfortunately, while the capacity is there, the performance is not. Note that while the measurement is an A-weighted decibel score that weighs frequencies in proportion to human ear sensitivity, a low score does not necessarily predict whether or not a drive will exhibit a high-pitch whine that some may find intrusive. Runs very smooth and quiet and is a super drive for long lasting computing. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

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Single page Print Seagate’s Barracuda Log in Don’t have an account? Further, it’s hard to overlook the impressive numbers that the drive’s predecessors have amassed in the SR Reliability Survey.

Seagate hard drive Good price for replacement hard drives. Seeks are as quiet as one would expect from a drive posting a 15 ms access time.

Seagate Barracuda 7200.8

The GB drive also uses the denser disk with two platters the remaining 16 GB electronically “ignored” to achieve a more marketable standard capacity. The figure typically represents the lowest sustained transfer rate a drive delivers. Accounting for the standard RPM rotational latency of 4. The lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’.


Legacy Performance Graphs in megabytes per second.

Seagate Barracuda | – Storage Reviews

Despite their age, the Disk WinMarks are somewhat of an industry standard. Seagate Technologies has been a major player in the storage device game for quite some time and have also just entered the command queuing game as Maxtor did last year with its MaXLine III series hard drives with Native Command Queuing. That’s something we’ll be testing, as well.

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The curious may peek at the differences in the SR Performance Database.

Inside the Barracuda Can’t beat the price I’ve been putting these in older computers with excellent results. Drive was shipped very quickly.

Seagate Barracuda (GB, SATA) Overview – CNET

Seagate, however, remains the industry’s largest independent drive manufacturer and continues to barracuds large amounts of funds into research and development. I’ve been putting these in older computers with excellent results. By packing more data per platter than Seagate’s previous Barracuda It raises the question: To find out we’ve run the The drive’s predecessor remains to fill the still considerable demand for sub GB drives.


Other 7,RPM drives, including those with barracudq service lives, typically carry one- or three- year warranties. This item doesn’t belong on this page.

Lord of Destruction v1. Trending Price New. We’ll take a look at these numbers more later in our acoustic tests. The new Barracuda’s seek time is also half a millisecond faster, despite the fact that both drives spin at 7, RPM. But I don’t see average 72008 times benchmarked, as such.

The figures provided are net temperatures representing the difference between the measured drive temperature and ambient temperature.