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Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

( 5.0 Average / 5 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Seagate

Part #

ST3000DM008

Capacity

3TB

Interface

SATA 6 Gb/s

Cache

64MB

RPM

7200

Form Factor

3.5"

GB/£1.00

37.74

Price/GB

£0.026

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Reviews

ericdawg 30 points 5 months ago

Well originally I chose the Western Digital Cavier and this was another headache... literally. My build was depressingly making a loud humming noise that at first I thought was the graphics card. After some sleuthing, and since I had my OS on the SSD I unplugged the hard drive and thank God again the noise went away.

I bought the Seagate on Amazon and day later it was prrrfect. Doens't make any noise at all.

Omar14 17 points 2 months ago
from completed build My first build

Just a hard drive

DrPat 8 points 2 months ago

Solid HDD.

wirclickwir 2 points 1 month ago
from completed build Atomium

I just replaced a dead 2TB drive with this for most of my file storage; luckily, I had everything backed up to a WD My Book 2TB external drive (unlike my Great Hard Drive Crash of '11 in which I lost 500GB of irreplaceable recordings, writings, and photographs [there are two types of people in this world: those who've lost data and those who will]). I would've sprung for a 4TB drive, but for some odd reason, Seagate's 4TB Barracuda has a lower spindle speed (5900rpm), and with other manufacturers' 7200rpm drives being much pricier, I chose value & speed over amount of storage as 3TB plus the free space on my solid state and external drives should be enough for the amount of large WAV, RAW, and MPEG files I work with for a long time. I will report back with a proper review once I've spent enough time with this Barracuda catch - a rating is mandatory, so I'm giving it five stars judging by how accurate the read/write speeds & performance are compared to the advertisements and because of the very low $90 price tag (three cents per gigabyte and $30 per terabyte) - a bargain considering it performs very well.

Sedeanimu 8 points 1 month ago
from completed build Winter Wonderland

Fast and great for a cheap HDD