The Seagate Desktop HDD (formerly Barracuda hard drive) is the industry standard hard drive for mainstream desktop computing, delivering both exceptional reliability and performance. A host of refined technologies helps boost performance further than ever before. The Desktop HDD is perfect for desktop performance towers or all-in-one computers, consumer-grade NAS devices and desktop RAID arrays. In fact, the Desktop HDD gives you one hard drive platform for every desktop storage application. One drive with trusted performance, reliability and simplicity in capacities up to 4TB.1TB-per-disk technology incorporates 340,000 unique tracks in the width of single inch. This incredible storage density drives new capacity possibilities and lowers your total storage costs. Perpendicular recording technology increases performance and reliability by aligning the data bits vertically on the disk. Additionally, Seagate OptiCachetechnology helps boost overall performance by as much as 45% over the previous generation, and Seagate AcuTrac technology provides reliable performance, even in tough environments. The free Seagate Disc Wizard software allows youto install 3TB and 4TB hard drives in Windows, including XP, without UEFI BIOS. (This high-capacity drive may require a special driver for Windows to access disk capacity above 2TB.) System Requirements: 6Gb/s SATA interface connector on motherboard of add-in card (backward compatible to SATA 3Gb/s), Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 3, System Memory: 1GB and higher for 32-bit systems; 2GB and higher for 64-bit systems, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or higher, Linux. Inside the Box: Seagate Desktop HDD (3.5-inch hard disk drive), Mounting screws, Interface cable, Quick installation guide, Power cable.
- Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 4 x 0.5 inches ; 14.4 ounces
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
- Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
- ASIN: B00BFFQMCY
- Item model number: STBD4000400
- Date first available at Amazon.com: February 13, 2013