Barracuda hard drives give you the Power of One. One hard drive platform for every desktop storage application. One drive with trusted performance, reliability and simplicity and capacity.
Please Note: Windows XP will detect a 3TB drive as 800GB. To access the full capacity of the drive, you must install DiscWizard v13 or newer available from Seagate at:
Barracuda® Drives Give You What You Want.
Count on Barracuda® drives to deliver the storage innovations that drive your costs down and your performance up.
Maximizes Hard Drive Storage Densities.
Barracuda 1TB-per-disk technology incorporates 340,000 unique tracks in the width of a single inch. This incredible storage density drives new capacity possibilities and lowers your total storage costs.
Seagate AcuTrac™ technology enables new storage densities with accurate reading and writing to nano-sized tracks that are only 75 nanometers wide! That's about 500 times smaller than the period at the end of this sentence.
Green Where It Counts.
Barracuda® 1TB-per-disk hard drives now have advanced power modes to save more energy while in idle states–without sacrificing performance.
Barracuda desktop drives are produced using the most sophisticated manufacturing process in the industry, with a focus on environmental stewardship.
Your No-Hassle Transition To 4K Sectors.
Are you worried about moving to Advanced Format 4K sector technology? You don't have to be with Barracuda drives.
Seagate SmartAlign™ technology makes this transition a snap:
Go Beyond 2TB With DiscWizard™ Software.
The sure way to get native access to hard drives bigger than 2TB is to adopt the new BIOS standard called UEFI - Unified Extensible Firmware Interface.
If you're not there yet, Seagate has an alternative: Free DiscWizard™ software from Seagate provides you a means to effectively utilize your 3TB Barracuda® drive, even with Windows® XP and even using using the standard PC BIOS.
Get your free copy to go beyond 2TB today!
This 3TB Barracuda® Hard Drive Also Provides These Key Features:
Barracuda® Drives Are The Perfect Solution When You Need To:
|Interface||SATA III (6Gb/s)|
|Sector Size||4096 bytes (4K)|
|Areal Density||625Gb per square inch|
|Spindle Speed||7,200 rpm|
|Average Latency||4.16 ms|
|Average Seek Times|| Read: less than 8.5ms
Write: less than 9.5ms
|Maximum Internal Transfer Rate||2,147Mb/sec|
|Average External Transfer Rate||156MB/sec (Read and Write)|
|Maximum External Transfer Rate||210MB/sec (OD Read)|
|+5V||±5% (including noise)|
|+12V||+10% / -7.5% (including noise)|
|Reliability / Data Integrity|
|Load / unload cycle||300,000 (25° C @ 50% RH)|
|Nonrecoverable Read Errors||1 per 1014 bits read|
|Annual Failure Rate||less than 1%|
|Temperature||0 to 60° C (operating)
-40 to 70° C (non-operating)
|Humidity||5 to 95% (operating and non-operating)|
|Shock||Operating: 80G for 2ms
Non-Operating: 300G for 2 ms
|Acoustics||Idle: 2.4 bels, typical
Seek: 2.6 bels, typical
|Dimensions and Weight|
|Dimensions (LxWxH)||147 x 102 x 26mm (5.8 x 5.0 x 1.0")|