Seagate Barracuda Green, the Eco Friendly Hard Drive

Monday, November 29th, 2010 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: ,

Seagate Technology, the World’s largest hard drives and storage solution manufacturer, has announced its new Eco friendly hard drive called as Barracuda Green Desktop hard drive.

Seagate Barracuda Green Desktop Hard Drive
~ Seagate Barracuda Green Desktop Hard Drive ~

The Eco friendly hard drive from Seagate was developed by recycled and reusable materials. It is the new generation of 3.5-inch hard drive that has slower spins speed, less power consumption, run quietly and high performance.

The hard drive comes with SATA 6GB per second interface, 64MB cache and combined with the 5900-RPM spin speed, which guarantee for power saving and increase performance compare to both their competitors with 5400, 5000-RPM speeds and industry’s standard 7200-RPM spins speed hard drives.

The hard drive is equipped with Seagate SmartAlign technology, which can automatically manages misaligned partitions and avoid slowed performance in real-time inside the hard drive without the need of additional software utilities.

Since all major hard drive manufacturers have agreed to migrate to the Advanced Format standard for new desktop and notebook hard drives after 1st January 2011. So, Seagate SmartAlign technology will be the industry’s first utility-free solution to make transition hassle-free for users moving from transitional 512-byte sector to Advanced Format hard drives with 4KB sector.

It is best-fit for,
1. Eco friendly computers.
2. High-capacity desktop storage.
3. Direct attached storage devices.
4. Network attached storage devices with windows storage servers.

Seagate’s Barracuda Green Desktop hard drive supports 300MB per second of Input/ Output data transfer rate and 144MB per second of Sustained data transfer rate. The random read and write seek time are less than 12.0 millisecond and less than 13 millisecond respectively. The drive will be available in 1TB, 1.5TB and 2TB.

Information via seagate.


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