Seagate Barracuda 2.5in SATA III SSD, 500GB

MX73518 Barracuda 2.5in SATA III SSD, 500GB
MX73518 Barracuda 2.5in SATA III SSD, 500GB MX73518 Barracuda 2.5in SATA III SSD, 500GB MX73518 Barracuda 2.5in SATA III SSD, 500GB

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Rev Up Your Computer or Laptop

You'll be good to go - fast!
Why let your trusty but weary PC slow you down when all it might need is a boost? With a cost-effective Seagate® BarraCuda® SSD upgrade, you can improve the efficiency of data processing and retrieval. The BarraCuda SSD boots in seconds, allowing you to instantly access data, load games, open applications, and transfer files.



Soar to New Heights of Performance

A global leader in storage solutions for nearly 40 years, Seagate understands that read and write speeds play a huge role in the overall performance of your computer. To that point, BarraCuda SSD provides maximum sequential read speeds up to 560MB/s and write speeds up to 540MB/s.

Count on Tireless Durability

Versatile, fast, and dependable, the new BarraCuda SSD is a cost-effective way to handle all your PC needs—working, playing, storing your movies and music, and more.

Tap Amazing Versatility

Thanks to the Seagate BarraCuda SSD, your computer can get into the groove again—complete with rapid boot-up, speedy file access, and effortless application loading. Along with offering spacious capacity options up to 2TB, the SSD lets you stay in the flow no matter how much heavy lifting and multitasking is on your plate.

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Compatible with these Operating Systems:

  • Windows® 10, 8.x & 7
  • Linux


Make and Model Seagate Barracuda SSD, 2.5in SATA III, 500GB
Part Number STGS500401
Capacity Unformatted: 500GB1
NAND Flash Type 3D TLC NAND Flash
Interface SATA III
Transfer Rate Up to 6.0 Gb/s
RAID Support Yes, with RAID Controller, not included
TRIM Support Yes, with OS Support
Random IOPS Random 4KB, QD32:
Reads: Up to 90,000 IOPS
Writes: Up to 90,000 IOPS
Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
Bandwidth 128KB Sequential:
Reads: Up to 560 MB/s

Writes: Up to 535 MB/s

Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
MTBF 1.8 Million Hours
TBW 249 TeraBytes Written
Data Encryption  
Encryption AES 256-bit Encryption (Class 0) TCG/Opal IEEE1667 (Encrypted drive)
Temperature Operating: 0 ~ 70° C
Shock Rating 1,500G / 0.5ms (Half Sine)
Power Consumption Typical: 2.6W
Idle: 0.192W
DevSleep: 0.005W
Dimensions & Weight  
Dimensions 100.0 x 69.9 x 7.0mm
Weight ~50g
  1. Actual formatted capacity will be less than shown, depending on the type of formatting and partitioning, operating system selection, etc.

Package Contents

  • 1x Seagate Barracuda SSD, 500GB
    • Part Number: STGS500401