Seagate FireCuda HDD - 8TB 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 256MB Cache 3.5" Desktop Hard Drive - ST8000DX001


Warranty5 Year Manufacture Warranty
AvailabilityIn Stock
ManufacturerSeagate Technology
SeriesSeagate FireCuda HDD
UPC Code763649169995

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity8 TB
Spindle Speed7200 RPM Fluid Dynamic (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer256 MB Multi-Segmented 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 256MB/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 TechnologyConventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) Technology
Life Expectancy2 Million Hours MTBF (Mean Time Before Failures) / 8760 Power on Hours per year (24x7)
Workload Rating300 TB/yr (Workload Rate Limit) / 300,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 40Gs write (2ms) / 70Gs read (2ms) - Non Operating: 300Gs (2ms)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 5.787 in. x 4.0 in. x 1.028 in.
Part NumberST8000DXA01
ClassificationHigh Performance Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 8TB
  • 7200 RPM Rotational Speed Motor
  • PowerChoice for Selectable Power Savings
  • Tarnish Resistant Components
  • Read Multiple and Write Multiple Command Support
  • Multi-Segmented Caching Technology
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ) Technology
  • Full-Track Multiple-Sector Transfer Capability
  • State-of-the-Art Cache and On-the-Fly Error-Correction Algorithms
  • Seagate AcuTrac Servo Technology
  • Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) Technology
  • Seagate SmartAlign Technology
  • Dual Stage Actuator (DSA) Technology
  • Staggered Spin-up Technology
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

Seagate FireCuda HDD Hard Drives

Expand your potential and build your dream rig with FireCuda HDD. Ideal for serious gamers and creative pros alike, this gaming PC hard drive dominates—delivering massive capacity, 7200-RPM speeds, ultra-large 256MB cache, and time-tested endurance that withstands the rigors of modern gaming and the trials of photo/video editing. With a 300TB/year workload rate for sustained abuse, you can create the ultimate Game Vault without sacrifice.

   Key Features

  • Enjoy massive capacity and build your ultimate Game Vault without sacrifice with capacity options up to 8TB.
  • Access data faster with 7200-RPM speeds and SATA 6Gb/s interface.
  • Achieve new performance heights with a large 256MB Multi-Segmented cache to load applications and files faster.
  • Obtain maximum sustained transfers at 255MB/s.
  • Experience flexible, easy installs with a standardized 3.5in form factor and SATA III 6Gb/s interface.
  • Benefit from CMR recording technology for higher endurance and faster reads and writes.
  • Seagate AcuTrac servo technology delivers dependable performance, even with hard drive track widths of only 75 nanometers.
  • Seagate SmartAlign technology provides a simple, transparent migration to Advanced Format 4K sectors.
  • PowerChoice for selectable power savings.
  • Tarnish-resistant components to help protect drive from environmental elements, increasing field reliability.
  • Pair your FireCuda HDD with an SSD for the ultimate gamer setup. Use the SSD as your boot drive and build your game vault on a massive-capacity FireCuda HDD to enjoy loads of space to store all your games, music, video, and more.
  • Easily migrate and clone data from old drives, create and format partitions, transfer data, and back up data for increased security using the free Seagate DiscWizard software.
  • Seamlessly monitor drive health, performance, and firmware updates using the free SeaTools software download.
  • Worry less with the included 3-year Rescue Data Recovery Services and Seagate’s 5- year limited warranty.

   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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