Seagate BarraCuda 7200.12 160GB 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 8MB Cache 3.5" Desktop Hard Drive - ST3160316AS


Warranty90 Day
AvailabilityShips In 1 to 2 Days
SeriesBarracuda 7200.12
UPC Code763649027615

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity160 GB
Spindle Speed7200 RPM
Cache Buffer8 MB
InterfaceSATA (7-Pin Signal and 15-Pin Power Connectors)
Data Transfer RateSATA III 6.0Gb/sec (Host to/from Drive Sustained 125 MB/sec)
Advanced FormatNo
Rohs CompliantYes
Form Factor3.5 inch
Dimensions4.00 x 5.78 x 1.02 inch / 101.6 x 146.99 x 26.11 mm
EAN CodeDoes Not Apply

Key Features

  • Up to 1TB of Capacity
  • 7200 RPM Spinde Speed
  • SATA 3.0Gb/s and SATA 6.0Gb/s Interfaces
  • 8MB, 16MB or 32MB Cache Buffer Size
  • Perpendicular Tunneling Magnetoresistive (TMR) Recording Heads
  • State of the Art Cache and on the Fly Error Correction Algorithms
  • Full Track Multiple Sector Transfer Capability
  • Native Command Queueing
  • Seagate SoftSonic Motor Enables whisper Quiet Operation
By now the world knows that Seagate Barracuda 7200 drives, from the world’s premier storage provider, deliver years of reliable service and high performance. This is a product family that has been strengthened and refined over 12 generations. It embodies the highest levels of reliability, performance and capacity. And this latest generation is a leader in environmentally friendly storage. The drive is available in capacities of 1 TB and 750 GB with 32-MB cache, 500 GB and 320 GB with 16-MB cache, and 250 GB and 160 GB with 8-MB cache. The Barracuda 7200.12 drive is an ideal choice for workstations, desktop RAID, gaming PCs, high-end PCs, mainstream PCs and USB/ FireWire/eSATA external storage. The Barracuda 7200.12 drive delivers excellent power savings without sacrificing drive or system performance, giving customers the ability to manufacture eco friendly PC systems and external storage systems that meet energy savings requirements. Seagate hard drives have long been produced with the environment in mind, and not just with low power consumption. With Seagate and the Barracuda 7200.12 drive, our customers can have the best of both worlds, top hard drive performance and the satisfaction of knowing they are using a high capacity drive with a very small eco-footprint.
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