Seagate BarraCuda - 2TB 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 256MB Cache 3.5" Desktop Hard Drive - ST2000DM008

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Warranty2 Year Warranty
AvailabilityIn Stock
ManufacturerSeagate Technology
SeriesSeagate BarraCuda
UPC Code763649113653

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity2 TB
Spindle Speed7200 RPM Fluid Dynamic (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer256 MB OptiCache Disk Caching
Advanced FormatYes (logical 512e / physical 4096)
Form Factor3.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive
InterfaceSATA III 6Gb/sec (Generation 3)
Interface Speed6Gb/sec - Data Transfer Rate (max) Buffer to Host
Data Transfer Rateup to 220MB/sec Host to/from Drive (Sustained)
Interface ConnectorSATA (7-Pin Signal and 15-Pin Power Connector)
Interface NoteBackwards Compatible with SATA II 3Gb/s and SATA I 1.5Gb/s
Recording TechnologyCurrent-Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (TGMR) Technology
Life Expectancy2400 Power on Hours (per year) Annualized Failure Rate (AFR)
Workload Rating< 55 TB/yr (Workload Rate Limit) / 600,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 70Gs write (2ms) / 80Gs read (2ms) - Non Operating: 350Gs (2ms)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 5.787 in. x 4.0 in. x 0.795 in.
ClassificationHigh Performance Drives

Key Features

  • • Capacity's Up to 8TB
  • • SATA 6Gb/s with NCQ Interface
  • • Seagate SmartAlign Technology
  • • Full-Track Multiple Sector Transfer Capability
  • • MULTI-TIER Caching Technology
  • • Seagate AcuTrac Servo Technology
  • • SMR Recording Head Technology
  • • Native Command Queuing Technology
  • • State-of-the-art Cache and on-the-Fly Error-Correction Algorithms
  • • 55TB/year Workload Limit
  • • Power-Management Modes
  • • Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motor
  • • Data Loss Under Power Interruption Technology
  • • AES 256-bit Hardware Based Encryption Models

Seagate BarraCuda Desktop Hard Drives

Seagate Barracuda is a line of desktop hard drives produced by Seagate Technology, a leading manufacturer of data storage solutions. These hard drives are designed for personal, gaming, and small business use, providing reliable storage capacity and fast data transfer rates.

Seagate has dominated the data storage industry for 20 + years. We understand your unique data storage challenges, and crafted Barracuda Desktop hard drives to help you achieve your goals.


  • High Capacity - Seagate Barracuda hard drives come in a range of storage capacities, from 500GB to 8TB, allowing users to store large amounts of data.
  • MULTI-TIER Caching Technology - All hard drives in the BarraCuda family come equipped with Multi-Tier Caching Technology (MTC). MTC takes your PC to new performance levels so you can load applications and files faster than ever before. BarraCuda delivers improved read and write performance by optimising data flow with intelligent layers of NAND Flash DRAM, and media cache technologies.
  • Energy-Efficient - Seagate Barracuda hard drives are designed to be energy-efficient, with features such as low power consumption and the ability to spin down when not in use.
  • Durability - Seagate Barracuda hard drives are built to withstand heavy use, with features such as shock tolerance and heat resistance.
  • Easy to Install - Seagate Barracuda hard drives are designed to be easy to install, with a simple plug-and-play interface that allows users to quickly add storage capacity to their desktop computer.
  • Sucure - Seagate Secure models provide Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) hardware-based data security and deliver an Instant Secure Erase feature for safe, fast and easy drive retirement. They meet NIST 800-88 media sanitization specifications and also support the Trusted Computer Group (TCG) Opal standard.

    Best-Fit Applications

  • Desktop PCs
  • All-in-One PCs
  • Home Servers
  • Entry-level direct-attached storage devices (DAS)
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