Seagate ST8000AS0002 8TB Hard Disk
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Seagate ST8000AS0002 SATA-6GBPS HDD 128MB 8TB 5.9K RPM New

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ST8000AS0002 Archive 8 Terabytes (TB) 5900 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Gigabits Per Second (6GBPS) 128MB Buffer 3.5Inch Large Form Factor (LFF) Hard Disk Drive | Made by Seagate | Brand New 3 Years Warranty
Brand:
Seagate
Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

Product Overview of the Seagate ST8000AS0002 SATA-6GBPS HDD

In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage solutions, Seagate has consistently been a frontrunner, delivering cutting-edge products that cater to the increasing demands of consumers and businesses alike. Among their diverse lineup, the Seagate ST8000AS0002 SATA-6GBPS HDD stands out as a formidable storage option, boasting an impressive 128MB cache, 8TB storage capacity, and a rotation speed of 5.9K RPM, specifically designed for archival purposes. In this comprehensive review, we will delve into the intricacies of this storage powerhouse, exploring its features, performance, and the value it brings to users seeking reliable, high-capacity storage.

Storage Capacity (8000GB)

The Seagate ST8000AS0002 is part of the Archive HDD series, showcasing a massive 8TB storage capacity. This colossal storage space positions it as an ideal choice for users dealing with vast amounts of data, such as media professionals, content creators, and businesses managing extensive archives.

SATA-6GBPS Interface

The SATA-6GBPS interface ensures swift and efficient data transfer between the HDD and the host system. This feature is particularly crucial for users engaged in data-intensive tasks, ensuring seamless access and retrieval of information.

128MB Cache

One of the standout features of the Seagate ST8000AS0002 is its generous 128MB cache. The cache serves as a high-speed buffer between the hard drive and the system, enhancing overall performance by facilitating quicker access to frequently used data. This sizable cache is especially advantageous when dealing with large files or performing multiple read and write operations simultaneously.

5.9K RPM (Revolutions Per Minute)

The 5.9K RPM rotational speed contributes to the Archive HDD's efficiency in handling archival tasks. While not as high as the rotational speeds found in some performance-oriented drives, the 5.9K RPM ensures a balance between power consumption and data access speed, making it well-suited for archival purposes.

Performance and Reliability

Archival Performance

The primary focus of the Seagate ST8000AS0002 is archival storage, making it an excellent choice for long-term data retention. Its optimized firmware and design contribute to enhanced reliability and longevity, addressing the specific needs of users looking to store data for extended periods without compromising integrity.

Data Transfer Speeds

The SATA-6GBPS interface, coupled with the 128MB cache, enables impressive data transfer speeds. Whether you are transferring large multimedia files or backing up extensive datasets, the Seagate Archive HDD ensures a responsive and efficient experience.

Low Power Consumption

With an emphasis on archival use, the Seagate ST8000AS0002 is designed to be energy-efficient. The 5.9K RPM rotational speed contributes to lower power consumption compared to high-speed drives, making it an environmentally conscious choice for users who prioritize energy efficiency in their storage solutions.

Reliability and Durability

Seagate has a reputation for producing reliable storage solutions, and the Archive HDD series is no exception. The ST8000AS0002 undergoes rigorous testing to meet Seagate's high standards for reliability, ensuring that users can trust their valuable data to be securely stored over time.

Compatibility

This Archive HDD is compatible with various operating systems, including Windows, macOS, and Linux. Whether you are using it for personal storage on your home computer or as part of a server setup in a business environment, the Seagate ST8000AS0002 seamlessly integrates into different systems.

Cost-Effective Storage Solution

The Seagate ST8000AS0002 offers an impressive combination of high storage capacity, efficient archival performance, and reliability at a competitive price point. For users requiring large-scale storage without breaking the bank, this HDD presents a compelling value proposition.

Long-Term Cost Savings

The archival nature of this HDD makes it particularly cost-effective for users who prioritize long-term data storage. Its durability, low power consumption, and ample storage space contribute to long-term cost savings compared to solutions that may require frequent upgrades or replacements.

Positive User Experiences

Examining user reviews provides valuable insights into the real-world performance and satisfaction levels of the Seagate ST8000AS0002. Positive feedback often highlights the drive's reliability, impressive storage capacity, and suitability for archival purposes.

Potential Concerns

While the majority of user feedback may be positive, it's essential to consider any potential concerns or criticisms. Common issues reported by users, if any, could include noise levels, although Seagate typically addresses such concerns through firmware updates or improvements in subsequent product releases.

General Information about the Seagate ST8000AS0002

  • Manufacturer: Seagate
  • Part Number or SKU# ST8000AS0002
  • Product Type: SATA-6GBPS
  • Product Name: Hard Disk Drive

Technical Specifications

  • Storage Capacity: 8 TB
  • Number Of Heads: 12
  • Number Of Disks: 6
  • Interface: SATA-6GBPS
  • Bytes Per Sector: 4096
  • Drive Dimensions: 3.5 Inch
  • SMR Technology, Drive-Managed: Yes
  • MTBF (Hour): 800K
  • Halogen-Free: Yes
  • RoHS Compliance: Yes

Finally, the Seagate ST8000AS0002 SATA-6GBPS HDD is a robust storage solution that caters specifically to the needs of users requiring extensive archival storage. With its vast 8TB capacity, efficient 128MB cache, and balanced 5.9K RPM rotational speed, it strikes a harmonious balance between storage capacity, performance, and reliability. The drive's easy installation, compatibility with various systems and cost-effective pricing further solidify its position as a standout choice in the competitive landscape of high-capacity storage solutions. Whether you are a creative professional dealing with large media files or a business in need of secure long-term data storage, the Seagate ST8000AS0002 warrants serious consideration for its impressive features and overall value for money.

Brand:
Seagate
Brand Warranty:
3 Years from the Manufacturer
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days


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