Serial Advanced Technology Attachment(SATA)ST4000LM016 is a model of a hard disk drive (HDD) manufactured by Seagate. It has a storage capacity of 4 terabytes (TB) and it uses a Serial ATA (SATA) interface with a 6 Gbps data transfer rate, which is the current standard interface used to connect storage devices to a computer's motherboard. It is intended for use in desktops, gaming systems, and other devices that require large amounts of storage space. The drive is optimized for use in applications that require high performance, such as video editing, audio production, and data analytics. It has a spindle speed of 5400 RPM, which is the rotation speed of platters inside the drive and it comes with 128MB of cache, which is a buffer memory that helps to improve the drive's performance by allowing it to quickly access frequently used data.
Performance and Reliability
ST4000LM016 is a model of a hard disk drive (HDD) manufactured by Seagate. It has a storage capacity of 4 terabytes (TB) and it uses a 5,400 RPM spindle speed. This means that the platters inside the drive rotate at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute, which can affect the drive's performance and reliability.
It has a Serial ATA (SATA) interface with a 6 Gbps data transfer rate, which is the current standard interface used to connect storage devices to a computer's motherboard. Also, it comes with 128MB of cache, this is a buffer memory that helps to improve the drive's performance by allowing it to quickly access frequently used data.
The drive is intended for use in desktops, gaming systems, and other devices that require large amounts of storage space, and it is optimized for use in applications that require high performance, such as video editing, audio production, and data analytics.
The ST4000LM016 Seagate 4TB 5.4K RPM SATA-6GBPS 128MB Hard Drive is designed for high-performance use, such as video editing, audio production, and data analytics. With a storage capacity of 4TB, it is intended to provide a large amount of storage space for large files, media, and other data.
The drive uses a 5400 RPM spindle speed which is slower than a Solid State Drive(SSD) but faster than a typical 7200 RPM hard drive, and it comes with 128MB of cache, which helps to improve the drive's overall performance. The drive's cache memory allows it to quickly access frequently used data, reducing the time it takes to access files and improving the overall performance of the drive.
The drive also uses a Serial ATA III (SATA-6GBPS) interface, which supports a maximum data transfer rate of 6 Gbps. This means that the drive can transfer data at a rate of up to 6 Gbps, which is faster than the previous SATA II (3 Gbps) standard, providing faster access to data.
It is important to note that the drive's performance will depend on the specific system configuration and hardware components that it is being used with. It is also important to note that a hard drive's performance may be affected by fragmentation, so it is important to defragment the drive periodically to optimize its performance.
Product Description ST4000LM016 Seagate Laptop HDD 4TB Hard Disk Drive
Manufacturer : Seagate Technology
MPN : ST4000LM016
Type : Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Sub-Type : SATA-6GBPS
Product Line : Laptop HDD
SKU : ST4000LM016
Product Name : Laptop HDD 4TB Hard Drive.
Technical Information Seagate Laptop HDD 4TB
Storage Capacity : 4 TB
Enclosure : Internal
Interface : SATA-6GBPS
Media To/From Buffer Data Transfer Rate (Max) : 130 MBPS
Buffer To/From Host Data Transfer Rate (Max) : 600 MBPS
Buffer : 128 MB
Rotational Speed : 5400 RPM
Dimension and Weight
Width : 2.8 Inch
Depth : 3.9 Inch
Height : 0.6 Inch
Weight : 0.50 LBS
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When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect of both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 18TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect read speed up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps with gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of the traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives' most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real-time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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