Seagate ST3400832AS 400GB Hard Disk Drive
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ST3400832AS Seagate Barracuda 400GB 7.2K RPM SATA- Hard Refurbished

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ST3400832AS Barracuda 400GB (Gigabyte) 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) 8MB (Megabyte) Buffer 3.5inch Form Factor Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)-|| Hard Disk Drive | Made by Seagate | Refurbished
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Overview of the Seagate ST3400832AS Hard Drive

In the realm of computer hardware, the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda 400GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) stands out as a reliable and efficient storage solution. This review delves into the intricate details of this storage device, shedding light on its key features, specifications, and the technology that makes it a noteworthy choice for users seeking high-capacity and high-performance storage. Let's explore the Seagate ST3400832AS 7.2K RPM Barracuda HDD in detail.

Key Features of the Seagate ST3400832AS HDD

The Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda HDD comes equipped with several key features that contribute to its overall performance and functionality. Understanding these features is essential for users looking to make an informed decision about their storage needs.

Capacity A Whopping 400GB

The standout feature of the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda HDD is its impressive storage capacity of 400 gigabytes. This substantial storage space caters to the growing demands of users who require ample room for their files, applications, and multimedia content. Whether you're a content creator, gamer, or business professional, the 400GB capacity ensures that you won't run out of space anytime soon.

Speedy Performance with 7200 RPM

One of the critical factors influencing the speed of a hard disk drive is its revolutions per minute (RPM). The Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda operates at 7200 RPM, signifying a high-speed performance. This is particularly advantageous for tasks that demand quick access to data, such as gaming, video editing, and multitasking.

8MB Buffer Size for Efficient Data Transfer

The 8MB buffer size of the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda HDD plays a crucial role in enhancing its efficiency. The buffer, also known as the cache, acts as temporary storage for frequently accessed data. With a larger buffer size, the hard drive can seamlessly transfer data between the drive and the computer, resulting in smoother overall performance.

3.5-inch Form Factor for Compatibility

The physical size of a hard drive, known as the form factor, is a critical consideration for compatibility with various systems. The Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda adopts the 3.5-inch form factor, a standard size for desktop hard drives. This ensures that the HDD can easily fit into most desktop computer configurations, making it a versatile choice for users across different setups.

Serial Advanced Technology Attachment Interface

The Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda HDD utilizes the Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) interface for data transfer between the hard drive and the motherboard. SATA technology offers several advantages, including faster data transfer rates, improved airflow within the system, and simpler cable management. The use of SATA makes the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda a modern and efficient storage solution.

Specifications of the Seagate HDD

To gain a deeper understanding of the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda HDD, let's delve into its detailed specifications, which provide a comprehensive overview of its capabilities.

Storage Capacity

The Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda boasts a massive storage capacity of 400 gigabytes (GB). This makes it suitable for users with diverse storage needs, from everyday users with a growing collection of photos and documents to professionals dealing with large multimedia files.

Revolutions Per Minute

With a rotation speed of 7200 RPM, the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda delivers high-speed performance. The faster RPM allows for quicker data access and retrieval, reducing loading times and improving overall system responsiveness.

Buffer Size

The 8MB buffer size of the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda enhances its efficiency in handling data. The buffer acts as a temporary storage area for frequently accessed data, optimizing the transfer process and contributing to the overall speed and responsiveness of the hard drive.

Form Factor

Featuring a 3.5-inch form factor, the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda is designed for compatibility with desktop computer configurations. This standard size ensures that the hard drive can be easily integrated into most desktop systems without any issues.

Interface - SATA

The Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) interface of the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda facilitates high-speed data transfer between the hard drive and the motherboard. SATA technology has become the standard for modern storage devices, offering improved performance, efficiency, and ease of use compared to its predecessor, Parallel ATA (PATA).

Technology Behind the Seagate ST3400832AS BarracudaPerpendicular Magnetic Recording Technology

The Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda utilizes Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) technology to store data on its platters. Unlike traditional longitudinal recording, PMR aligns magnetic domains vertically, allowing for increased data density and improved reliability. This technology is a key contributor to the impressive storage capacity of 400GB in the Barracuda HDD.

Seagate AcuTrac Technology

Seagate's AcuTrac technology is implemented in the ST3400832AS Barracuda to enhance tracking accuracy during data reads and writes. By ensuring precise head positioning on the platters, AcuTrac contributes to the overall reliability and performance of the hard drive, especially in scenarios where data integrity is crucial.

OptiCache Technology

The inclusion of OptiCache technology in the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda aims to further improve its performance. OptiCache intelligently utilizes the 8MB buffer by prioritizing the most frequently accessed data, reducing load times for applications, and enhancing the overall responsiveness of the hard drive.

Quiet Operation with SoftSonic Motor

The SoftSonic motor technology employed in the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda ensures quiet operation. This is particularly important for users who prioritize a noise-free computing environment. The motor operates with reduced vibrations and noise, making the Barracuda HDD suitable for both home and office settings.

Performance and User Experience

Speed and Responsiveness

The combination of a 7200 RPM rotation speed and an 8MB buffer size results in commendable speed and responsiveness for the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda. Users can expect quick access to their data, reduced loading times for applications, and an overall smooth computing experience.


Seagate has a reputation for producing reliable storage solutions, and the ST3400832AS Barracuda is no exception. The implementation of technologies like AcuTrac and OptiCache contributes to the hard drive's reliability, ensuring that users can trust their data to be consistently accessible and secure.

Quiet Operation

The SoftSonic motor technology not only contributes to reliability but also ensures a quiet operation. This feature is especially valuable for users who prioritize a noise-free computing environment, whether they are working, gaming, or engaging in multimedia activities.


The 400GB storage capacity of the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda makes it a versatile choice for a wide range of users. From casual users with basic storage needs to professionals dealing with large multimedia files, the Barracuda HDD caters to various requirements.

General Information about the Seagate ST3400832AS HDD
  • Manufacturer : Seagate
  • Model Number or SKU# ST3400832AS
  • Product Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Hard Disk Drive Type: SATA-||
Technical Information of the Seagate ST3400832AS HDD
  • Capacity: 400 GB
  • Interface Type: Serial ATA-150
  • Buffer Size: 8 MB
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 150 MBPS External / 95 MBPS Internal
  • Seek Time: 8 MS Average
  • Average Latency: 4.16 MS
  • Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
Expansion / Connectivity
  • Interfaces : 1 x Serial ATA-150 - 7 pin Serial ATA
  • Compatible Bays : 1 x internal - 3.5 Inches

In short, the SATA interface with a speed of 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) ensures swift data transfer rates. This high-speed interface is crucial for maintaining optimal server performance and reducing data transfer bottlenecks.

the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda 400GB HDD emerges as a compelling storage solution for users seeking a balance between high-capacity storage, speed, and reliability. With its impressive features, including a 7200 RPM rotation speed, 8MB buffer size, and utilization of advanced technologies like PMR, AcuTrac, OptiCache, and SoftSonic, the Barracuda HDD offers a comprehensive storage experience.

Whether you are a content creator, gamer, or business professional, the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda addresses your storage needs with efficiency and versatility. Its straightforward installation process, compatibility with desktop systems, and quiet operation further contribute to a positive user experience. As technology continues to advance, the Seagate ST3400832AS Barracuda stands as a reliable and relevant choice for those in search of a high-capacity hard disk drive for their computing needs.

Product Condition:
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