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Price $82 to $142 at 4 stores $92 to $218 at 5 stores $13 to $198 at 7 stores
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Release date July 18, 2008 November 06, 2009 January 27, 2010 February 22, 2006 February 25, 2011
The Bottom Line Storage-hungry users, especially tech-savvy ones, will find the Seagate Barracuda XT a great balance of storage space, backward compatibility, and speedy performance.

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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Buffer Size 32 MB
64 MB
Info unavailable 8 MB
Info unavailable
Localization Info unavailable Info unavailable Latin America
United States
Canada
Info unavailable South America
North America
Spindle Speed 7200 rpm
7200 rpm
Info unavailable 15000 rpm
Info unavailable
Enclosure Color Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Silver
Dimensions (WxDxH) 4 in x 5.8 in x 1 in
4 in x 5.8 in x 1 in
1.9 in x 5.3 in x 6.5 in
4 in x 5.7 in x 1 in
3.5 in x 0.9 in x 4.7 in
Capacity 1 TB
2 TB
1 TB
73.5 GB
1 TB
Power Source Info unavailable Info unavailable Included AC adapter
Info unavailable FireWire bus
USB bus
Microsoft Certification Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Features StableTrac , S.M.A.R.T.
Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
NoTouch ramp load technology
Shock Guard
Data Lifeguard
Dual processor
Info unavailable Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Interface Info unavailable Serial ATA-600
USB 3.0
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Weight 1.5 lbs
1.5 lbs
2.6 lbs
1.8 lbs
12.8 oz
Manufacturer Warranty 5 years warranty
3 years warranty
2 years warranty
Info unavailable 3 years warranty
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
3.5" x 1/3H
Info unavailable 3.5" x 1/3H
Info unavailable
Data Transfer Rate 300 MBps
600 MBps
5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
300 MBps
800 Mbps (FireWire 800) / 480 Mbps (Hi-Speed USB)
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