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Today's Gizmo - 13/08/2010

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Seagate 1.5TB 3.5" ST31500341AS 7200RPM 32M SATAII Desktop Hard Drive
The Seagate® Barracuda® 7200.11 hard drive combines proven technology and components with industry-leading manufacturing expertise.

ST31500341AS Combining proven components, state-of-the-art technology and expertise in volume manufacturing, the Seagate® Barracuda® 7200.11 drive—the 11th generation of this award-winning desktop hard drive family—delivers 1.5 TB of high-performing, eco-friendly digital storage. Designed with industry-leading acoustics and power levels, and award-winning Seagate PMR technology, the Barracuda 7200.11 drive offers the ideal combination of world-class technology and lowest total cost of ownership. Key Advantages
  • Delivers 1.5-TB capacity
  • Ships with the industrys most reliable and proven perpendicular magnetic recording technology
  • Delivers high performance
    • 120 MB/s sustained data rate
    • 32-MB cache buffer
  • Environmentally friendly
    • Idles at only 8.0 watts, enabling customers to build low-power systems
    • Meets strict RoHS environmental requirements
  • Leverages best combination of technology (areal density, PMR) and proven components for volume availability
Best-Fit Applications
  • Gamer PCs
  • High-end PCs
  • Mainstream PCs
  • Workstations
  • Desktop RAID
  • USB/FireWire/eSATA personal external storage
Specifications  Model Number ST31500341AS Interface SATA 3Gb/s Cache 32MB Capacity 1.5TB Guaranteed Sectors 2,930,277,168 PHYSICAL  Height 26.1mm (1.028 in) Width 101.6mm (4.000 in) Length 146.99mm (5.787 in) Weight (typical) 720g (1.587 lb) PERFORMANCE  Spin Speed 7,200 RPM Average latency 4.16ms Random read seek time <8.5ms Random write seek time <10.0ms RELIABILITY  Annual Failure Rate 0.34% POWER  Maximum start current, DC 2.8 3-Year Manufacturer Warranty in Australia More Products on : * Picture and description is for illustrative purposes only. Actual product may differ from that pictured.