1TB Seagate Barracuda ST31000528AS 3.5" SATA II Hard Drive - CLEAN Pull
1TB Capacity, SATA-II Interface, 7200RPM Spin Speed, 32MB Cache
Serial ATA Power & Data Connector
SATA data cable - SATA power connection - Quality black SATA connectors.
Description:Note: This drive is a clean pull with 12 month warranty, the drive is new but has been taken out of a pre-built computer. This is often due to manufacturers like Acer, HP and Dell choosing to alter specifications of machines after production to follow consumer demand.
Combining proven components, state-of-the-art technology and industry-leading manufacturing expertise, the Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 drive - the 12th generation of this award-winning desktop hard drive family - delivers 1TB of high-performing, eco-friendly digital storage.
|Warranty Type||Aria Warranty Only|
|Manufacturer Phone||00 800 4732 4289|
|Warranty Period (yrs)||1|
Comments, Questions & Reviews:
Question by Stuart
Hi there, i dont know much about computers but, it says it will work with vista will it work with xp? Im wanting to make my own PC and im intrested in this hard drive. Thanks.
Yes, this HDD will work with XP.
Formatted size? by nathan
What is the actual formatted size? would it be the same as ST31000528AS : 931 GB
It would be around that size yes, it may be slightly more or less though depending on your OS and formatting.
fastest sata by mick
what is the fastest sata hard drive aria stock sata 111 / 6mbps ? if so what rpm
Probably the caviar black, qc 40242, which is 7200RPM. SATAIII / G6bps is slightly pointless for mechanical hard drives though, since none of them can maintain sequential transfer rates close to 3.0 GBps (Sata II) speeds. If you want high speeds, SSDs are the way to go.
1TB Seagate ST31000528AS SATA II by Mark
Can this hard drive
1TB Seagate Barracuda ST31000528AS 3.5" SATA II Hard Drive
Be jumpered to operate at SATA 150 for legacy equipment rather than SATA 300 speed. That is can it be forced to operate at 150Mbytes per second continuously rather 300Mbytes per second.
It will operate at SATA 1 speed
Buffer/cache? by Richard
On the main description it ays that this drive has a 32mb cache, but in the technical details it says it only has an 8mb buffer. I always thought that buffer and cache were essentially the same thing? Could you clarify this for me please?
Updated, the 32MB figure is correct. Technically a buffer and a cache are actually different, but the terms are generally used interchangeably. In hard drives the memory actually serves both purposes and is correctly called a 'buffer cache'. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cache#The_difference_between_buffer_and_cache