Seagate Video 3.5 HDD - 500GB 5900RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5" Surveillance Hard Drive - ST500VM000


The Seagate Video 3.5 HDD ST500VM000 has been Discontinued. Replacement option is the Seagate SkyHawk ST1000VX005.

Warranty1 Year Warranty
AvailabilityIn Stock
ManufacturerSeagate Technology
SeriesSeagate Video 3.5 HDD
UPC Code763649063866

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity500 GB
Spindle Speed5900 RPM (FDB) Low RPM Power Motor
Cache Buffer64 MB Intelligent 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 150MB/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 Expectancy1 Million Hours MTBF (Mean Time Before Failures) / 8760 Power on Hours per year (24x7)
Workload Rating<55 TB/yr (Workload Rate Limit) / 300,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 80Gs (10ms) / Non Operating: 300Gs (2ms)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 5.787 in. x 4.0 in. x 0.795 in.
ClassificationVideo Surveillance Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 4TB
  • Built for 24/7 (always-on) Video Surveillance Applications
  • Supports up to 16 HD Cameras
  • DVR/NVR Ready Design
  • Tarnish-Resistant Components
  • Power Choice for Selectable Power Savings
  • Annualized Workload Rating of 55TB per Year
  • Full-Track Multiple Sector Transfer Capability
  • Current-Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (TGMR) Technology
  • Seagate Enhanced Caching Technology
  • Seagate AcuTrac Servo Technology
  • Native Command Queuing Technology
  • Thermal Monitoring and Reporting Technology
  • Rotational Vibration Technology
  • State-of-the-Art Cache and On-the-Fly Error-Correction Algorithms
  • Built in Error Recovery Technology
  • Supports Trusted Send/Receive Security Protocol
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

Seagate Video 3.5 HDD Hard Drives

Seagate Video 3.5 HDDs are designed to deliver reliable 24×7 operation optimized for low power consumption, quiet operation, smooth video streaming, high reliability and high capacity. Introducing the world’s first 4TB drive built specifically for video applications. Video 3.5 HDDs meet the growing demand for more storage in DVR and media center applications with support for up to 16 HD streams. Capturing, storing and viewing up to 480 hours of your favorite video content has never been easier. Media technology demands both reliability and energy efficiency. Seagate Video 3.5 HDDs deliver some of the industry’s lowest overall power consumption profiles, coolest operating temperatures and best AFRs. Low power profiles help DVR manufacturers achieve reduced overall power requirements and support Energy Star compliance. Video 3.5 HDDs meet the rising demand for energy conserving consumer electronics without compromising performance. Seagate is committed to environmental stewardship that goes well beyond reduced power consumption. By design, the Video 3.5 HDD Contains up to 50 percent recycled materials, Uses materials that are 70 percent recyclable and meets all RoHS and new REACH standards.

    Cool. Quiet. Low-Power Video Performance.

  • Optimized for high-definition consumer DVR applications.
  • Low power and fine-tuned for consistent, dependable delivery of multiple high-definition video streams with capacities from 250GB to 4TB.
  • Designed to meet Energy Star and other strict consumer power consumption standards.
  • Quiet drive operation to enhance customer viewing and listening experiences.
  • Easy-to-manage multi-room video delivery of up to 16 simultaneous HD streams.
  • Qualified for operating temperatures up to 75°C to meet the rigors of the consumer electronics set-top box market.
  • 24×7 operational profile to meet the always-on demands on the DVR market.

    Best-Fit Applications

  • Consumer Digital Video Recorders
  • Media Servers and Centers
  • Home Theater PCs and Servers
  • Cable, Satellite and IPTV Set-Top Boxes
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