Seagate ST3160023A ATA / IDE Hard Drive

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Seagate Part #/MPN: ST3160023A

DiscTech Item #: SGT-ST3160023A-FR-6M

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Capacity: 160GB

Speed: 7,200RPM

Interface Types: IDE ATA 3.5in

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 58

Average Seek Time: 8.5 / 9.5

Electrical Interface: EIDE Ultra ATA100 100MBps

On-Board Cache: 8MB

Seagate Barracuda ST3160023A 7200.7 160GB 7.2K IDE ATA/100 Hard Drive - Factory Recertified

The Barracuda and U Series Family of Hard Drives from Seagate are 3.5-inch, 1-inch-high drives up to 160 Gbytes. Performance 5,400 and 7,200 RPM with Ultra ATA/100 and Serial ATA/150 (150 Mbytes/sec = 1.5 Gbites/sec) interfaces are available. Seagate Personal Storage Products are designed for entry-level, mainstream and high-performance PC applications such as ATA RAID and more. Barracuda 7200 drives are designed for the mainstream and performance sectors of these markets.


  • 350 Gs non-op shock

  • 3D Defense System

  • Protection against handling damage and data loss.

  • Best combination of performance, acoustics and robustness

  • Best-in-class non-operating shock for excellent reliability

  • Idle acoustics of 2.5 bels- the industry's best
1-800-SEAGATE (C)opyright 2006 ST-3160023A (Barracuda 7200.7 Plus 160, Ultra ATA/100) ÉÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ» º REAR VIEW º ÈÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍͼ J2 40 pin I/O Cable Connection ³ pin-20 removed ³ ³ ÚÄÄ [spare jumper on pins 5-7] ³ ³ ÕÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍ ³ÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÑÍͳÍÍÍÍ1Í/ÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄÄ\ TOP (HDA) ͵::::::::::ú::::::::1³ :Á: : : ³ 0 0 0 0 ³ÍÍ ÔÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÍÏ8³Í³Í³Í³ÍÀÄ5ÄGÄGÄ12Ù BOTTOM ³ ³ ³ ³ ³ ³ ³ ÀÄÄ Limit Capacity (see below) ³ ³ ÀÄÄÄÄ Reserved O=OFF, X=ON -->> X-OÄÄÄÄÄÄ Master ON O-OÄÄÄÄÄÄ Slave OFF X-XÄÄÄÄÄÄ Slave Present (when pins 7-8 ON used on Master drive) O-XÄÄÄÄÄÄ Cable Select (when pins 7-8 OFF) On drives greater than 33.8GB, Limit Capacity jumper changes total available sectors as reported via Identify Drive data words 60-61 to 33.8GB to solve issues with certain BIOS during power on. The ATA Read Native Max command will report true full capacity. The ATA Set Max command will restore true full capacity to the operating system drivers. Third party partitioning software may be needed to achieve full capacity when using this option jumper. ST-3160023A Barracuda 7200.7 Plus FORMATTED CAPACITY (GB) __________________160 ACTUATOR TYPE ____________________________VOICE COIL CYLINDERS __PHYSICAL______________________ HEADS ______PHYSICAL______________________4 DISCS (3.5 in) ___________________________2 MEDIA TYPE _______________________________THIN FILM HEAD TYPE ________________________________GMR RECORDING METHOD _________________________EPRML 16/17 ZBR INTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (Mbytes/sec) ______up to 85.4 SUSTAINED TRANSFER RATE (MB/sec)__________up to 58 EXTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (Mbytes/sec) ______up to 100 PIO/DMA/UDMA MODE (max) __________________4/2/5 SPINDLE SPEED (RPM) ______________________7200 AVERAGE LATENCY (mSEC) ___________________4.16 BUFFER ___________________________________8MB Read/Write Multiple, Read Look-Ahead, Multi-Segmented INTERFACE ________________________________Ultra ATA/100 SECTORS PER DRIVE (LBA mode) _____________312,581,808 TPI (TRACKS PER INCH) ____________________94,600 BPI (KBITS PER INCH) _____________________up to 595,000 AVERAGE ACCESS (ms seek/read/write) ______8.5/8.5/9.5 SINGLE TRACK SEEK (ms seek/read/write) ___/<1.0/<1.2 MAX FULL SEEK (ms seek/read/write) _______// MTBF (power-on hours) Office _____________600,000 SHOCK (G's, 11ms/2ms): operating (Read/Write) __________/63 abnormal ________________________ nonoperating ____________________/350 ACOUSTICS (bels) fluid bearing (typ/max-quiet/max-perf) _<2.5//3.7 POWER DISSIPATION (watts) ________________ POWER REQUIREMENTS: +12V START-UP (amps) _2.8 POWER MANAGEMENT (Watts): ACTIVE _______________12.5 IDLE _________________7.5 STANDBY (typ/max) ____0.9/ Physical: Height (inches/mm): 1.028/26.04 Width (inches/mm): 4.00/101.6 Depth (inches/mm): 5.78/146.9 Weight (lb/g): 1.4/635 Set CMOS hard drive setup to Auto-Detect with LBA mode enabled. MAY REQUIRE FORMATTING AND PARTITIONING SOFTWARE TO ACHIEVE FULL CAPACITY. Some systems BIOS have capacity limitations. Types that have been identified are: a 2.11GB or 4095 cylinder limitation a 3.26GB or 6322 cylinder limitation a 4.22GB or 8192 cylinder limitation a 8.45GB Standard INT13 limitation (CHS[1024x256x63]x512) a 33.8GB or 66,060,287 LBAs limitation a 137.4GB or 268,435,455 LBAs limitation (28-bit limit) and, if exceeded, may cause the system to hang during boot, capacity reduction or it can truncate or wrap the cylinders when auto-detect options set in the CMOS. New INT13 Extensions and LBA mode in BIOS and FAT32 or NTFS-based file systems are required to acheive full capacity. FAT32 file system can create single partitions and logical drives up to 2TB. FULL-CAPACITY solutions include third-party drive preparation software, system BIOS update which supports LBA mode or third party bios driven host adapters. Default CHS translation: 16,383 cyl, 16 heads, 63 sectors = 8,455,200,780 ======================== Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 with 48-bit LBA Address drivers are required for native support of ATA (IDE) disc drives greater than 137GB. Windows 98, Windows Millennium and Windows NT 4.x all have 137GB native limitations supporting ATA (IDE) disc drives. Third-party device drivers may be available from motherboard or host adapter manufacturers for these legacy Windows operating systems. Windows 95 FAT16 based operating systems are also limited to 8.4GB. DOS 16-bit FAT file system cannot access more than 2.147 Gbytes per partition. Already low-level formatted at the factory. Seagate reserves the right to change, without notice, product offerings or specifications. (02/01/2006)

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Weight: 1.8 lb

Warranty: 6 Month Manufacturer

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