The world's quietest 7200-RPM hard drive delivers the optimum performance you need. The blazingly fast, amazingly easy way to store and work with massive amounts of data.
MacMall Part #: 7016393
Manufacturer Part #: ST3500641AS-RK
500GB Barracuda Desktop Hard Drive
The Power of One. The Barracuda hard drive gives you one hard drive platform for every desktop storage application. One drive with trusted performance, reliability, simplicity and capacity.
500GB/disk 7200 RPM platform provides affordable capacity up to 3TB
Seagate OptiCache technology improves performance by up to 45%
Seagate AcuTrac technology enables reliable read/write performance even in high touch operating environments
Seagate SmartAlign technology for no-hassle transition to Advanced Format 4K sector technology
Free DiscWizard software enables 3TB drive use on legacy PC BIOS as well as Windows XP-based systems
Barracuda hard drives give you what you want.
Count on Barracuda drives to deliver the storage innovations that drive your costs down and your performance up.
7200 RPM performance–from 250GB all the way up to 3TB
OptiCache™ technology further exploits big 64MB cache sizes and improved micro processor capabilities
SATA 6Gb/s technology to further maximize performance
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! Thats about 500 times smaller than the period at the end of this sentence.
Hard drive - internal
3.5" x 1/3H
3D Defense System, Native Command Queuing (NCQ) , S.M.A.R.T.
Drive Transfer Rate
300 MBps (external)
11 ms (average)
1 per 10^14
Start / Stop Cycles
Expansion & Connectivity
1 x SATA 3 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H
Works with Windows Vista
Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC's running.
Service & Support
2 years warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 2 years
Min Operating Temperature
Max Operating Temperature
63 g @ 2ms (operating) / 350 g @ 2ms (non-operating)
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