Seagate BarraCuda Pro - 12TB 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 256MB Cache 3.5" Desktop Hard Drive - ST12000DM001


Warranty1 year Warranty
AvailabilityYes - Ships in 3 to 5 Days
ManufacturerSeagate Technology
SeriesSeagate BarraCuda Pro
UPC Code763649121719

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity12 TB
Spindle Speed7200 RPM Fluid Dynamic (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer256 MB Multi-Tier 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 238MB/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 TechnologyPerpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
Life Expectancy1 Million Hours MTBF (Mean Time Before Failures) / 8760 Power on Hours per year
Workload Rating<300TB/yr (Workload Rate Limit) / 300,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 40Gs write (2ms) / 70Gs read (2ms) - Non Operating: 250Gs (2ms)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 5.787 in. x 4.0 in. x 1.028 in.
ClassificationHigh Performance Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 14TB
  • Cool and Quiet Operation
  • Tarnish Resistant Components
  • Supports Hotplug Operation
  • Seagate Multi-Tier Caching Technology
  • Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
  • Native Command Queuing Technology
  • Read Multiple and Write Multiple Command Support
  • On-the-Fly Error-Correction Technology
  • Seagate SmartAlign Technology
  • AcuTrac Servo Technology
  • Dual Stage Actuator Technology
  • Full-Track Multiple Sector Transfer Capability
  • S.M.A.R.T. Drive Monitoring and Reporting Support
  • Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motor
  • Data Loss Under Power Interruption Technology
  • PowerChoice for Selectable Power Savings

Seagate BarraCuda Pro Desktop Hard Drives

The Seagate Barracuda Pro 3.5" Desktop Hard Drives are high-performance hard drives designed for use in desktop computers, home servers, workstations and entry level direct attached storage devices (DAS).

These hard drives offer large capacities, fast data transfer speeds, and high reliability, making them ideal for demanding applications such as video editing, gaming, and data storage.

The Barracuda Pro hard drives are available in capacities ranging from 2TB to 14TB, with spindle speeds of 7200 RPM. They feature Seagate's Multi-Tier Caching Technology, which uses a combination of DRAM cache, NAND flash, and a multi-tiered caching architecture to deliver faster load times and better overall performance.

These hard drives also come with Seagate's Rescue Data Recovery service, which provides data recovery in the event of a hardware failure or accidental data loss. The service is free for two years and can be extended for up to five years for an additional fee.

Overall, the Seagate Barracuda Pro Drives have Lightning-fast performance and titanic storage up to 14TB that give your desktop or creative professional system the edge you need to be your very best.

     Key Advantages

  • Highest Capacity - Up to 14TB means you get the highest storage capacity available in the 3.5-inch PC class.
  • Peace of Mind - A 5-year limited warranty and 300TB/year workload limit means this drive has your back.
  • Incredible Speed - Delivers 7200-RPM spin speed along with sustained data rates up to 250MB/s and burst data rates of 6Gb/s.
  • Energy efficient - This drive is one of the lowest-power 3.5-inch drives on the market.
  • Ultimate Protection - Bundled with Seagate Rescue Data Recovery Services, this drive is protected for 2 years against any mechanical, accidental, or natural disaster with a 90% success rate for in-house recovery.
  • History of Reliability - For 20+ years, the Barracuda family has had a reputation for complete reliability.
  • Optimized for Creative Pros - Designed and tuned for creative applications, these drives feature higher random performance and drive reliability than typical PC compute drives.

    Best-Fit Applications

  • Creative Pros PCs
  • Desktop PCs
  • All-in-One PCs
  • Home Servers
  • Entry Level Direct-Attached Storage Devices (DAS)
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