Seagate Barracuda drives deliver reliable
service and high performance. The Barracuda family has been developed
and refined over 12 generations and embodies the highest levels of
design for reliability and performance. While Barracuda LP is the low
power leader, the entire family of Barracuda drives lead with storage.
Typically 70 percent or more of the materials used in each drive are
recycled as well as being RoHS compliant. With capacities from 160GB all
the way to 2TB, and cache sizes up to 64MB, there is Barracuda drive to
fit your needs--whether it's for a mainstream PC, high-end PC, gaming
PC, desktop RAID, or external storage.
Seagate Barracuda is perfect for replacing or expanding your desktop drive capacity
Performance and Reliability for Everyone
with huge files has never been easier. That's because the Seagate
Barracuda drive is incredibly fast, and offers all the storage space you
need. Best of all, Seagate reliability is built in, with
self-monitoring tools and easy remote maintenance.
Barracuda 3.5-inch Internal Drive is perfect for replacing or expanding
your desktop drive capacity in desktop PCs and Macs. From digital
workstations to high-performance PC-based gaming systems, you'll see
faster performance and a better computing experience from the inside
out. Or use Barracuda in external storage devices and home servers for
expanded storage for your movies, music, and photos, all with built-in
self-monitoring for superb long-term reliability.
Why Choose the Seagate Barracuda?
technology delivers the industry's first one-disk 500GB and two-disk
1TB hard drives, which simultaneously lowers storage costs and improves
performance. Barracuda hard drives give you all the storage capacity you
need, ranging from 160GB up to 2TB. Featuring a fast 7200-RPM drive,
the Barracuda offers sustained transfer rates of up to 125MB/s.
delivers the optimum mix of performance and energy efficiency thanks to
perpendicular recording technology, a SATA 3Gb/s interface, Native
Command Queuing (NCQ), and up to 64MB cache.
Engineered for high performance, the Barracuda is compatible with all modern operating systems
Fluid Dynamic Bearing Motor for Quiet Performance
fluid dynamic bearing motor delivers a better acoustic experience. It
ensures whisper-quiet operation along with reduced power consumption and
Compatible with All Modern Operating Systems
for high performance, Seagate Barracuda 3.5-inch internal hard drives
are compatible with all modern versions of Windows, as well as Mac OS X
and most versions of Linux.
Performance Boost when Using Seagate Hard Drives with Windows 7
to previous versions of Windows, Windows 7 has shown to use fewer hard
drive resources for system boot and general OS operations, speeding up
overall performance and leaving more storage resources for applications.
Seagate testing confirms improved performance from Windows Vista to
Windows 7 on like hard drives with only cache size differences. So you
can expect a better experience when using Seagate drives with Windows 7.
Includes DiscWizard Software
your data--make sure it's safe. In addition to simple installation with
Windows Disk Management or MacOS Disk Utility, the Seagate Barracuda
includes easy full system backup and data migration with award-winning
Technology Leadership for Desktop Storage
Seagate Barracuda hard drive continues a long tradition of Seagate
technology leadership resulting in new capacity milestones, faster
performance and rock-solid reliability. The drive delivers
500GB-per-disk densities with the fast performance and huge capacities
to power today's storage-hungry applications at prices more affordable
What the Critics are Saying About the Seagate Barracuda
"First two platter 1TB drive; wicked fast. Beats previous contender easily."
performance and noticeably quieter than its predecessor. The Barracuda
7200.12 1TB is more than good enough for an OS drive, but also good
bottomless storage for your movies and music."
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB hard drive is speedy and
offers good value. If you need 1TB of data storage in a single drive,
this is worth considering."
"Blazing fast speeds, silent, cool, energy efficient"
2009 Editor's Choice Award
the period of about 4 weeks of brutal testing, I was unable to find any
issues or anomalies in their performance. The Barracuda 7200.12 hard
drives appear to be the real deal with solid performance at an excellent
price. Club Overclocker Recommended."
price, performance, and energy efficiency, the Seagate Barracuda
7200.12 1TB hard drive earns the Bigbruin.com award of 'Recommended'."
Seagate Barracuda Family Hard Drives: Desktop Storage for Every Need