Seagate ST3500630A 500GB 7.2K RPM Ide Ultra ATA-100 HDD
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Seagate ST3500630A Barracuda 500GB 7.2K RPM HDD Ide Ultra Refurbished

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ST3500630A Barracuda 500 Gigabytes (GB) Internal Hard Drive 7.2K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Ide Ultra Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA)-100 16 Megabytes (MB) Cache 3.5-inch | Made by Seagate | Refurbished
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Product Overview of the Seagate ST3500630A

In the fast-paced world of technology, storage solutions play a pivotal role in ensuring smooth operations for various devices. The ST3500630A Barracuda 500GB 7.2K RPM Hard Disk is a product of Seagate Technology, one of the world's leading data storage solutions providers. This hard drive is designed to provide high-speed data transfer rates and reliable performance for desktop computers and workstations. With a capacity of 500GB, this hard disk offers ample space for storing important data, including documents, videos, images, and other files.

Key Specifications

  • Storage Capacity: The Seagate ST3500630A Barracuda boasts a substantial storage capacity of 500 Gigabytes (GB), making it suitable for a wide range of applications. This capacity allows users to store a significant amount of data, from documents and photos to videos and applications.
  • Rotational Speed (RPM): One of the critical factors influencing a hard drive's performance is its rotational speed. The ST3500630A operates at 7,200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM), signifying a high-speed data transfer rate. This feature ensures quick access to stored data, making it an ideal choice for tasks that demand speed and efficiency.
  • Interface: The Seagate Barracuda utilizes the IDE Ultra ATA-100 interface, providing a reliable and widely compatible connection. This interface ensures seamless integration with various systems, offering users flexibility in terms of device compatibility.
  • Cache Size: Cache size is crucial for enhancing a hard drive's performance by temporarily storing frequently accessed data. The ST3500630A is equipped with a 16 Megabytes (MB) cache, contributing to faster data retrieval and improved overall system responsiveness.
  • Form Factor: The 3.5-inch form factor of the Seagate Barracuda makes it suitable for desktop computers. This standard size ensures easy installation in most desktop configurations, providing users with a convenient and familiar form factor.

Advanced Technology Features

  • Ultra ATA-100 Technology: The Barracuda ST3500630A incorporates Ultra ATA-100 technology, which represents an advanced form of the ATA interface. This technology facilitates high-speed data transfer between the hard drive and the system, optimizing performance and responsiveness.
  • AcuTrac Technology: Seagate's AcuTrac technology enhances the drive's precision in tracking data, leading to improved reliability and accuracy in data read and write operations. This feature contributes to the overall durability and longevity of the hard drive.
  • Whisper-Quiet Operation: In addition to its technical prowess, the Seagate Barracuda prioritizes user experience by delivering whisper-quiet operation. This feature is particularly valuable for users who seek a peaceful computing environment without the distraction of loud mechanical noises from the hard drive.

Performance Assessment

  • Speed and Responsiveness: The 7,200 RPM rotational speed of the ST3500630A Barracuda ensures rapid data access, making it well-suited for tasks that demand high performance. Whether it's loading large files or running resource-intensive applications, this hard drive exhibits commendable speed and responsiveness.
  • Reliability: Seagate is renowned for manufacturing reliable storage solutions, and the Barracuda series is no exception. The incorporation of advanced technologies like AcuTrac enhances the drive's reliability, providing users with a dependable storage solution for their data.
  • Compatibility: The IDE Ultra ATA-100 interface ensures broad compatibility with various systems, making the Barracuda ST3500630A a versatile choice for users with diverse computing needs. Whether used in older systems or more modern configurations, this hard drive seamlessly integrates into different environments.

General Information about the Seagate ST3500630A

  • Manufacturer: Seagate
  • Part Number or SKU#: ST3500630A
  • Product Type: 500GB 7.2K RPM
  • Product Name: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

Technical Information

  • Spindle Speed 7200 RPM
  • Average Seek Time 11 ms
  • Drive Interface Type ATA/100


  • Data Transfer Rate: 100 Mbps External Maximum Ultra Ata/100 (Ta-6)
  • Seek Time: 11.0 Ms. Average Read Typical
  • Seek Time: 12.0 Ms. Average Write Typical
  • Latency: 4.16 Ms Average
  • Interfaces/Ports: 1 x 40-Pin Idc Ultra Ata/100 (Ata-6) Ide/Eide
  • MTBF: 700,000 Hours


  • Clean Sweep
  • Enhanced G-Force Protection
  • Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)

In general, the Seagate ST3500630A Barracuda Internal Hard Drive stands out as a robust storage solution with a balance of substantial capacity, high-speed performance, and advanced technology features. Its 500 Gigabytes (GB) storage capacity, 7,200 RPM rotational speed, Ultra ATA-100 interface, and 16 Megabytes (MB) cache make it a compelling choice for users seeking reliable and efficient storage for their desktop systems. With Seagate's commitment to quality and innovation, the Barracuda series continues to be a noteworthy contender in the realm of internal hard drives.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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