Seagate Constellation CS - 3TB 7200RPM 512e SATA III 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5" Enterprise Class Hard Drive - ST3000NC000 (ISE)


Warranty1 Year Warranty
AvailabilityYes - Ships in 1 to 2 Days
ManufacturerSeagate Technology
SeriesSeagate Constellation CS
UPC Code763649038093

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity3 TB
Spindle Speed7200 RPM Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer64 MB Multi-Segmented DDR2 Caching
Advanced FormatYes - 512e (emulation) 4096 (4Kn native) Logical Data Block Length
Form Factor3.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive
InterfaceSATA III 6Gb/sec (Generation 3)
Interface Speed6.0Gb/sec - Data Transfer Rate (max) to/from Host
Data Transfer Rate150MB/sec to 180MB/sec to/from Drive (Max Sustained)
Interface ConnectorSATA (7-Pin Signal and 15-Pin Power Connector)
Seek Time10.0 ms Average Seek Time (typical)
Recording TechnologyPerpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
Life Expectancy800,000 Hours MTBF (Mean Time Before Failures) / 8760 Power on Hours per year (24x7)
Workload Rating180 TB/yr (Workload Rate Limit) / 300,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 40Gs write (2ms) / 70Gs read (2ms) - Non Operating: 300Gs (2ms)
EncryptionNo - Instant Secure Erase (ISE) Model
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 147.0mm x 101.85mm x 26.1mm
ClassificationInstant Secure Erase (ISE) Drives

Key Features

  • Capacity's up to 3TB
  • Built for 24/7 (always-on) Reliability
  • 7200 RPM Rotational Speed Motor
  • Advanced Format (AF) Sector Technology
  • Hot Plug Operation (per SATA Rev. 3.0 Specs)
  • Multi-Segmented DDR2 Caching Technology
  • Flagged Write Uncorrectable (Logical Block Management) Technology
  • Embedded Servo Design Technology
  • Closed Loop Actuator Servo with Auto Lock
  • Dedicated Head Load/Unload Zone
  • Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ) Technology
  • Full-track Multiple-Sector Transfer Capability
  • State-of-the-Art Cache and On-the-Fly Error-Correction Algorithms
  • Staggered Spin-up Technology
  • Thermal Fly Height Control (TFC) Technology
  • Rotational Vibration (RV) Technology
  • Seagate PowerChoice Technology
  • MTBF of 800,000 Hours
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors
  • Instant Secure Erase Models

Seagate Constellation CS Series Hard Drives

The Seagate Advantage - Built upon leading Seagate experience in enterprise storage, the capacity-optimized Constellation CS drive improves cloud storage performance by reducing concerns, like interoperability, reliability, power consumption and cost of ownership, that are commonly experienced with a drive designed for desktop computers.

The Constellation CS drive, with its RV tolerance, ensures drives are calibrated for multi-drive performance by compensating for excessive vibration and noise levels found in most chassis, and increases drive life span and performance over the long haul.

Cloud storage management is made easier with the Seagate Instant Secure Erase option, which enables safe, fast, affordable and easy drive retirement and repurposing.

Designed for Your Growing Needs - Ideally suited for use in both public and private cloud data centers, the capacity-optimized Constellation CS drive offers just the right amount of enterprise-class features to ensure maximum effectiveness in demanding 24×7 environments without breaking the bank.

   Capacity-Optimized Hard Drive Designed for Bulk Cloud Storage

  • Affordable storage for 24x7 cloud data center replicated environments.
  • High vibration tolerance for reliable enterprise-class performance.
  • Save on power and cooling costs with the lowest 3.5-inch enterprise drive operating power.
  • Advanced format logical block management for industry-leading data integrity.
  • Up to 3TB capacity with 7200-RPM performance. Why compromise?
  • Lower TCO with Seagate Instant Secure Erase for simple drive repurposing or disposal.
  • Maximize your cloud storage with up to 114TB per square foot.
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance.

   Ideal for Cloud Bulk Storage Applications

  • The Seagate Constellation CS 7200-RPM drive features enterprise-class attributes, including RV-tolerance for consistent performance in multi-drive replicated systems.
  • Maximize cloud data center footprint utilization by supporting up to 114TB per square foot.
  • With 1TB, 2TB and 3TB capacity options, the Constellation CS drive is ideal for storing vast amounts of unstructured data in the cloud.
  • At a low $/GB for an enterprise-class 24×7 drive, it’s the most affordable and reliable bulk data storage.

   Reliable, Energy-Efficient Storage for 24×7 Requirements

  • At less than 2.75W/GB maximum, it’s the lowest power usage for a 7200-RPM enterprise-class hard drive, keeping your cloud data center efficient by reducing your electrical bills and carbon footprint.
  • The 6Gb/s SATA interface ensures fast, reliable and easy integration into existing infrastructures.
  • Backed by a 3-year limited warranty, the Constellation CS drive will thrive in demanding bulk data cloud applications.

   Best-Fit Applications

  • Cloud Storage Servers
  • Cloud Storage Arrays
  • Cloud Backup Storage
  • Direct Attached External Storage Devices (DAS)
  • Network Attached Storage Devices (NAS)
  • Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Storage Hungry Business Applications
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