Seagate 250GB BarraCuda 2.5in SATA III SSD

MX78068 250GB BarraCuda 2.5in SATA III SSD
MX78068 250GB BarraCuda 2.5in SATA III SSD MX78068 250GB BarraCuda 2.5in SATA III SSD

Product Info

Seagate BarraCuda 2.5" SSD – Fast. Dependable. Versatile.


Seagate® brings over 20 years of trusted performance and reliability to the Seagate® BarraCuda® SSD.

Take your data to the next level of performance, reliability, and efficiency with the Seagate® BarraCuda® SSD. It's a perfect fit for ultra thin and ultra small laptops, mini PCs, and desktop PCs that need next-level SSD speed for accelerated applications and multitasking.

  • Soar to new heights of performance with Seagate BarraCuda SSD providing maximum sequential read and write speeds, reaching 540/520MB/s
  • Unmatched Dependability - the new Seagate® BarraCuda® SSD is a cost-effective way to handle all your PC needs - working, playing, storing your movies and music,and more
  • Amazing versatility with spacious capacity options up to 2TB lets you stay in the flow no matter how much heavy lifting and multitasking is on your plate
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface for optimal performance and compatibility with your PC or laptop
  • Backed by Seagate's 5 Year Manufacturer Limited Warranty



Raising the Performance Bar - Again

A global leader in storage solutions for nearly 40 years, Seagate understands the importance of read/write speeds in overall compute performance. BarraCuda SSD provides amazing maximum sequential read/write speeds up to 560/540MB/s.

Versatility in All Directions

Thanks to the BarraCuda SSD, your computer can get into the groove again - complete with rapid boot up, file access, and application loading.

SATA Gives You a Boost

Advanced Speed - Use an internal laptop SSD that is up to 30× faster than traditional HD. Enjoy easy plug-and-play installation for upgrading.

Maintain Drive Health

A Rescue Data Recovery Services plan is available for purchase when you register your BarraCuda drive*. You'll have access to a global team of world-class data recovery experts in case of unexpected data loss.

* Rescue Data Recovery Services plans are not available in all countries. Please contact your Seagate sales representative for further details.

Tireless Durability

The BarraCuda SSD is a dependable and cost-effective way to handle all your PC storage needs - tireless at work or at play!

Best Fit Applications:

  • Laptops
  • Desktop or All-in-one PCs
  • Home servers

Additional Information:

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System Requirements

  • SATA 6Gb/s or SATA 3Gb/s port
  • PC with Windows® 10 / 8 / 7
  • Linux


Model Number ZA250CM1A002
Interface SATA 6Gb/s
NAND Flash Memory 3D TLC
Capacity 250GB
Form Factor 2.5"
Cache N/A
Spindle Speed N/A
Bandwidth 128KB Sequential:
Reads: Up to 560 MB/s
Writes: Up to 530 MB/s
Performance may vary based on system hardware & configuration
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
Reliability/Data Integrity  
MTBF 1.8 Million Hours
TBW Total Bytes Written: 120 TB Written
Shock Non-Operating: 1500Gs (0.5ms)
Acoustics N/A
Power Management  
Startup Power N/A
Power Consumption Average: 2.6W
Idle Average: 185mW
DevSleep Mode: 5mW
Temperature Operating: 0 ~ 70° C
Storage: -40 ~ 85° C
Compliant Standards RoHS, S.M.A.R.T.
Dimensions (WxHxD) 69.85 x 7.0 x 100 mm (2.8" x 0.3" x 4")
Weight 50g