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500GB Seagate Barracuda ST3500418AS 3.5" SATA II Hard Drive - 3yr Warranty

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500GB Capacity, SATA-II Interface, 7200RPM Spin Speed, 16MB Cache

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 36047  
Stock code: HDA-ST3500418AS
Manuf. code: ST3500418AS
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The Seagate Advantage

By 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
friendly storage.
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 Recording

After 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
reliability features
• 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 Choice

The 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
savings requirements.
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 Information:

Manufacturer seagate
Warranty Type Aria Warranty Only
Manufacturer Website
Manufacturer Phone 00 800 4732 4289
Warranty Period (yrs)3

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Question  Question by Gerry

Would this be suitable for use in a ReadyNas NV?

Answer by andrewn on Monday, February 14, 2011
According to the ReadyNas HDD comatibility list, yes:
Answer by Carlc on Monday, February 14, 2011

Question  Compatible by jaff

I'm wondering Is this item will be compatible with my Asus M2N-SLI or not?

Answer by andrewn on Monday, February 14, 2011
This should be compatible, yes.

Question  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)

Answer by Carlc on Saturday, February 12, 2011
Ring our sales team on this number 0844 999 2499

Question  Speed by jaff90110

I'm wondering about the speed between sata I and sata II are they really different much?

Answer by philm on Monday, February 7, 2011
There is a small speed improvement between the two.

Question  Additional Hard Drive by Kevin Rice

I have this spec and want to add an additional hard drive. Will this one suffice?

Answer by philm on Saturday, February 5, 2011
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.
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