The Seagate ST5000LM000 Barracuda is a 5TB hard drive that uses a SATA III interface with a 6 Gbps data transfer rate, and has a rotation speed of 5,400 RPM. It's well-suited for use in applications that require large amounts of storage space and moderate performance. It has a sustained data transfer rate of up to 220 MB/s and a 128MB cache buffer that helps to improve the performance by allowing the drive to quickly access frequently used data. The drive is designed to handle moderate workloads, with a MTBF (Mean Time Before Failure) of 1.4 million hours, which means that the drive can be expected to last for a long time in moderate-availability environments. This drive is compatible with most modern computer systems and motherboards that have a SATA III interface and support a 6 Gbps data transfer rate. However, it's always best to check the system's documentation or specifications to ensure compatibility before purchasing.
The Seagate ST5000LM000 Barracuda 5TB 5.4K RPM SATA-6GBPS Hard Drive provides moderate performance with a sustained data transfer rate of up to 220 MB/s, a large storage capacity of 5 TB and a cache buffer of 128MB. The 5,400 RPM rotation speed provides fast data access, making it well-suited for use in applications that require moderate performance and large storage capacity.
The drive's 6 Gbps SATA III interface provides more bandwidth than the 3 Gbps SATA II interface, allowing more data to be transferred in a shorter amount of time. This interface is suitable for moderate workloads, but it may not be suitable for high-performance workloads that require high data transfer rates.
The 128MB cache buffer improves the drive's performance by allowing it to quickly access frequently used data, which reduces the time required to access the data from the disk.
It's important to note that the performance of the drive will also depend on the system and infrastructure it is being used in, and other factors such as the amount of cache and the number of drives in a RAID array. Additionally, the drive's performance will also be affected by the workload it is handling, the number of concurrent users and the type of workload.
The Seagate ST5000LM000 Barracuda 5TB 5.4K RPM SATA-6GBPS Hard Drive is compatible with most modern computer systems and motherboards that have a SATA III interface and support a 6 Gbps data transfer rate. This includes most newer systems that are built on the last few years, it will also work with systems that have a SATA II interface, but the data transfer rate will be limited to 3 Gbps.
However, it's important to check the system's documentation or specifications to ensure that the drive is compatible before purchasing. Additionally, you should check the available power connectors and cables to ensure that they are compatible with the drive, as well as the available space in the system to fit the drive. Some systems may also require specific drivers or firmware updates to support the drive, so you should check that as well before purchasing.
It's also important to check the Operating System compatibility and the software that are being used with the drive, to ensure that they support large capacity drives.
General Information about this Seagate ST5000LM000
- Manufacturer: Seagate
- Model Number or SKU# ST5000LM000
- Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- HDD Type: SATA-6GBPS
Technical Information of 5TB Hard Drive
- Capacity: 5TB Storage
- Interface: SATA-6GBPS
- Bytes Per Sector: 4096/512
- Rotational Speed: 5400 RPM
- Buffer: 128 MB
- Data Transfer Rate (Maximum): 140 MBPS
Best-Fit Applications for 6GBPS Hard Disk
- Mobile Storage
- External Storage Systems
- All-In-One PCS
- Ultra-Slim Desktop PCS
Dimension and Weight of 5.4K RPM HDD
- 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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