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Ideal for 24x7 multi-drive enterprise storage solutions, the Seagate Barracuda ES (ST3250620NS) is a 3.5-inch internal hard drive. The SATA interface ensures data transfers between the Seagate HDD and the host at speeds of 3 Gbps. With a cache memory of 16 MB, the Seagate Barracuda ES (ST3250620NS) lets you search records in seconds. The native command queuing prioritizes multiple read and write commands during execution, guaranteeing stable and better performance of the internal hard drive. The Seagate HDD incorporates perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) to store more data in the same available space by recording in vertical axis with silent acoustics and thermal stability. The rotational vibration (RV) tolerance eliminates rotational vibration in multi-drive environments, ensuring high reliability and performance of the drive. As the Seagate Barracuda ES (ST3250620NS) has hot-swapping capability, you can replace the existing drive in your system with zero downtime.
Seagate Barracuda ES 250 GB,Internal,7200 RPM,3.5" (ST3250620NS) Hard Drive
$35.00 - $139.88
pros: Very low price for a 250GB SATA 2 drive. Excellent read/write speed UNTIL IT DIED.
cons: Unreliable. I may never buy another component made in China. Read why in review body.
DON'T BUY SEAGATES made in China
Having built and serviced PCs for 24 years, I've used hard drives with Hitachi, IBM, Maxtor, Samsung... See Full Review
pros: Fairly Durable; Quiet; Slow to heat up; Speedy; Generous manufacturer's warranty
The Barracuda has been around this long for a reason
Seagate's Barracuda line represents some of the best hard drives I've ever used. This particular one... See Full Review
|External Data Transfer Rate||300 Mbps|
|Internal Data Transfer Rate||128.75 Mbit/s|
|Seek Time||8.5 ms|
|Sound Emission||25 dB|
|Buffer Size||16 MB|
|Hard Drive Type||HDD (Hard Disk Drive)|
|Spindle Speed||7200 RPM|