Seagate Barracuda XT - 2 TB hard drive with SATA interface 6 Gbit / s

Monday, September 21, 2009

Seagate has introduced a high performance hard disk Barracuda XT-class SATA 6 Gbit / s and a capacity of 2 terabytes. Hard disk is made in 3.5-inch form factor. The device consists of 4 plates with a capacity of 500 GB and has a rotational speed 7200 rpm. The amount of embedded cache memory is 64 MB. Speed of data exchange can reach up to 140 Mb / s, and the average uptime of the hard drive is 750 000 hours. At Barracuda XT, Seagate offers a five year warranty.

Sales of HDD Seagate Barracuda XT will begin this week. Those interested can purchase it for $ 299. However, in order to fully realize the potential of this hard drive will not buy a separate controller SATA 6 Gbit / sec. Or wait for the appearance of motherboards with the interface.