Product Details of the Seagate ST31000333AS
The ST31000333AS is a hard drive manufactured by Seagate, one of the leading computer storage device manufacturers in the world. This hard drive has a storage capacity of 1 terabyte (TB) and is designed to be used as an internal hard drive for desktop computers. In this article, we will delve into the features, specifications, and benefits of the Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB hard drive.
The Seagate ST31000333AS hard drive is equipped with a Serial ATA-300 (SATA-II) interface, which provides fast and reliable data transfer speeds. It has a spindle speed of 7,200 rotations per minute (RPM), which means it can read and write data quickly. The hard drive also features a 32 MB cache, which helps to increase the speed at which data is accessed and processed.
The Seagate ST31000333AS hard drive has a storage capacity of 1TB, which means it can store a vast amount of data, including documents, music, videos, and images. It has a standard 3.5-inch form factor, which means it can be easily installed in most desktop computers. The hard drive has a height of 1 inch, a width of 4 inches, and a depth of 5.8 inches. It weighs approximately 1.4 pounds.
The Seagate ST31000333AS hard drive offers several benefits, making it an ideal choice for desktop computer users. Firstly, the 1TB storage capacity means that users can store a vast amount of data without worrying about running out of space. This is particularly useful for users who work with large files, such as video editors or photographers.
The fast 7,200 RPM spindle speed means that data can be accessed and processed quickly, making the hard drive ideal for use in applications that require fast read and write speeds, such as gaming or video editing. The 32 MB cache also helps to increase the speed at which data is accessed and processed.
The Serial ATA-300 interface provides a reliable and fast data transfer rate, making it easy to transfer files to and from the hard drive. This is particularly useful for users who need to transfer large files, such as video files or large data sets.
The Seagate ST31000333AS hard drive is also designed to be durable and reliable. Seagate is known for producing hard drives that are built to last, and the ST31000333AS is no exception. It is designed to operate in a range of temperatures, making it suitable for use in different environments.
Overall, the Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB hard drive is a reliable and fast storage solution for desktop computer users. With its 1TB storage capacity, fast 7,200 RPM spindle speed, and 32 MB cache, the hard drive is ideal for use in applications that require fast read and write speeds. The Serial ATA-300 interface provides a reliable and fast data transfer rate, making it easy to transfer files to and from the hard drive. Additionally, the hard drive is designed to be durable and reliable, making it an excellent choice for users who need a hard drive that can withstand different environments.
General Information about the Seagate ST31000333AS
- Manufacture: Seagate
- Part Number or SKU# ST31000333AS
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive
- Interface: Serial ATA-300 (SATA-II)
Technical Information for 1 TB Hard Disk Drive
- Storage Capacity: 1 TB
- Rotational Speed: 7.2K RPM
- Form Factor: 3.5inch
- Drive Type: Internal
Performance of SATA-II Hard Disk
- Data Transfer Rate On Serial ATA: Up To 3000 MB/Sec
- Average Latency: 4.16ms
- Random Read Seek Time: <8.5ms
- Random Write Seek Time: <10.0ms
Dimensions and Weight
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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Serial advanced technology attachment denoted as SATA or Serial ATA, or S-ATA is a computer bus interface mostly connecting host bus adapters to mass storage devices including hard drives. It is the most commonly used technology to connect hard drives to a PC's motherboard.
There have been multiple versions of the SATA interface developed to meet the need for increased storage capacity and bandwidth. The SATA technology was first introduced in 2000 to replace ATA and PATA to provide faster data transfer rates and hot-swapping. Advanced host controller interface (AHCI) is the standard interface for SATA which supports hot swapping and native command queuing (NCQ). Hot swapping refers to the ability to replace components of a computer system without having to shut down the entire system. NCQ allows improved performance through the ability to augment the orders of implementation of reading/writing commands. That means commands will be rescheduled and permits the host to send more commands to the hard drive as it searches data for another command. The 6Gbps data transfer throughout makes it superior to previous technologies such as ATA and PATA. SATA is able to run in IDE emulation mode, but it will not support advanced features.
We have helped all our clients across the board to understand how the technology works with HDDs, SSDs, and modules by knowing the specifications of the different SATA versions. A good grasp of these versions of SATA helps in the identification of the right storage capacity options for your application.
SATA II HDD generation or SATA 2.0 of the SATA technology is part of a series of revisions that happened in 2003, 2004, and 2008 that culminated in SATA III or SATA 3.0. With every revision, there was an increase in speed and additional features that support speed and allow for reliable storage drives. However, the physical appearance of the SATA connector was not altered. SATA III is the most commonly used SATA interface and has been through five revisions from 3.1 to 3.5.
SATA II hard disk was previously referred to as SATA 3Gbps which reflected its speeds. This second generation of the SATA technology has a SATA interface with 3Gbps transfer speed and a bandwidth throughput of 300MB/s. The following are SATA II drives you can choose from depending on specific needs: 2TB-5.4K RPM, 2TB-5.9K RPM, 3TB-7.2K RPM.
Notable features of SATA II include:
- Hot plugging – refers to the ability to change a drive as the computer runs.
- Staggered Spin Up – refers to the ability to start disk drives in sequence to ensure even power load at the start of the system.
- Native command queuing – SATA 2.0 drives have an in-built algorithm that chooses the most efficient order to execute commands to improve performance and efficiency. The feature helps to reduce mechanical overhead and improve performance.
- Port multipliers – this help to connect as many as 15 drives to a SATA controller. This feature facilitates the easier building of disk enclosures using SATA drives.
- Port selectors – the feature allows the connection of two hosts to one drive. It helps create redundancy in the drive connection which is very critical in enterprise environments. That means if one of the hosts experiences failure, the second host will take over thereby ensuring continued access to storage.
All SATA generations are compatible both forward and backward. It, therefore, means that SATA II hard disk is backward compatible to function with SATA I ports. Likewise, SATA III is compatible backward to function with SATA I and SATA II ports. In backward compatibility, the maximum speed of the drive will slow down in line with the speed limitations of the port it is connected to. The same is true for lower SATA generations being compatible with higher SATA generations but are limited to their inbuilt speeds.
For users seeking greater speeds than the SATA III limits at 1.5Gbps, 3Gbps, and 6Gbps, there are M.2 and NVMe drives that offer greater performance. These drives have no limitations and will perform more efficiently and are chosen by users focused on speed and performance above everything else.
We have different motherboards with SATA connections and more particularly with SATA II connections and will come with a few SATA cables for the connections that you will use to build a new rig or do upgrades on a rig. Choose from the wide range of SATA cables dependent on what you need and especially when upgrading an older hard drive or other components on your computer. To ensure that you achieve enhanced speeds and performance, you need to buy SATA cables and adapters for compatibility. It may help to depend on your profile and budget to get the latest SATA III standard.
You can fully trust our team to walk you through the options available with SATA II technology and help you choose the best storage for your applications.
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