500GB Seagate Barracuda ST3500418AS 3.5" SATA II Hard Drive - 3yr Warranty
500GB Capacity, SATA-II Interface, 7200RPM Spin Speed, 16MB Cache
Serial ATA Power Cable
Connect your new SATA drive to the conventional four pin plug. SATA uses a different power...
The Seagate AdvantageBy now the world knows that Seagate®
Barracuda® 7200 drives, from the world’s premier
storage provider, deliver years of reliable service
and high performance. This is a product family
that has been strengthened and refined over
12 generations. It embodies the highest levels
of reliability, performance and capacity. And this
latest generation is a leader in environmentally
The drive is available in capacities of 1 TB and 750
GB with 32-MB cache, 500 GB and 320 GB with
16-MB cache, and 250 GB and 160 GB with 8-MB
cache. The Barracuda 7200.12 drive is an ideal
choice for workstations, desktop RAID, gaming
PCs, high-end PCs, mainstream PCs and USB/
FireWire/eSATA external storage.
Advantages of Perpendicular RecordingAfter years of pioneering research at
Seagate, perpendicular recording is now a
proven technology. It increases capacity and
dependability by storing data vertically, rather
than horizontally. And vertically stored data bits
mean increased data density—which means
higher performance to increase productivity.
Additional Features• Best-in-class environmental specifications and
• Adaptive Fly Height offers consistent read/write
performance from the beginning to the end of
your computing workload.
• Clean Sweep automatically calibrates your
• Enhanced G-Force Protection™ defends
against handling damage.
• Seagate SoftSonic™ motor enables ultra-quiet
The Eco-Friendly ChoiceThe Barracuda 7200.12 drive delivers excellent
power savings without sacrificing drive or
system performance, giving customers the
ability to manufacture eco-friendly PC systems
and external storage systems that meet energy
Seagate hard drives have long been produced
with the environment in mind, and not just with
low power consumption. With Seagate and the
Barracuda 7200.12 drive, our customers can
have the best of both worlds—top hard-drive
performance and the satisfaction of knowing they
are using a high-capacity drive with a very small
|Warranty Type||Aria Warranty Only|
|Manufacturer Phone||00 800 4732 4289|
|Warranty Period (yrs)||3|
Comments, Questions & Reviews:
Question by Gerry
Would this be suitable for use in a ReadyNas NV?
According to the ReadyNas HDD comatibility list, yes:
Compatible by jaff
I'm wondering Is this item will be compatible with my Asus M2N-SLI or not?
This should be compatible, yes.
Compatible with SATA 150 Motherboard? by Quinsey
I have been reading up on compatibility between SATA 3.0 hd's with SATA 150 motherboards. Apparently it requires the use of jumpers to limit the disk transfer speed to the 150 spec.
Can someone please confirm whether this product can do this?
(In case anyone asks, my motherboard is the, ABIT AV8 3rd Eye, and I am running Windows XP x64)
Ring our sales team on this number 0844 999 2499
Speed by jaff90110
I'm wondering about the speed between sata I and sata II are they really different much?
There is a small speed improvement between the two.
Additional Hard Drive by Kevin Rice
I have this spec and want to add an additional hard drive. Will this one suffice?
You have a spare bay internally for the hard drive to go on. I am not to clear whether the board will have a spare Sata II port.