500GB HDD Shootout: Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 and Others!. Page 6
[10/31/2006 02:57 PM | Storage]
by Alexey Volkov , Nikita Nikolaichev
In our today’s roundup we will not only talk about the new generation of Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 HDDs (750GB and 500GB models), but will also introduce to you another 12 solutions with 500GB storage capacity from Seagate, Maxtor, Western Digital and Hitachi. Read our roundup for the extensive performance analysis!
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 500GB (ST3500841A)
The main feature of this drive is that the manufacturer deliberately slowed down its read/write heads, obviously to make the drive quieter at work. Otherwise, it is a standard representative of the Barracuda 7200.9 series with an 8MB cache buffer.
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 500GB (ST3500841AS)
The school of barracudas ends in the Barracuda 7200.9 model with a SATA interface and a small cache buffer. Considering the abundance of models we have to deal with, you can follow this link to compare their specs easily.
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