Count on Barracuda® drives to deliver the storage innovations that drive your costs down and your performance up.
- 7200 RPM performance– 500GB - OptiCache™ technology further exploits big 16MB cache sizes and improved micro processor capabilities - SATA 6Gb/s technology to further maximize performance
Maximizes hard drive storage densities.
Barracuda 500GB 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® 500GB 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.
- Barracuda® drives comply with the RoHS directive on hazardous materials and voluntarily restrict halogen compounds. - 70% or more of the materials used to build Barracuda drives are recyclable. - Low power consumption
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:
- No utilities to run - No extra integration steps to take up your time
PERFECT WHEN YOU NEED TO:
- Build desktop or all-in-one PCs - Create PC-based gaming systems - Implement a desktop RAID - Outfit direct attached external storage devices (DAS) - Build network attached storage devices (NAS)