Seagate 73LP ST373405LCV SCSI Hard Drive

Seagate Part #/MPN: ST373405LCV

DiscTech Item #: SGT-ST373405LCV-RF-OE


Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 73GB

Speed: 10,000RPM

Interface Types: SCSI 80pin SCA-2 Hot-Swap

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 38.4 to 63.9

Average Seek Time: 5.1 / 5.5

Electrical Interface: SCSI LVD U160 - 160MBps 16-bit

On-Board Cache: 16MB

Seagate 73LP 73GB 10K U160 80pin SCA-2 SCSI Hard Drive - Refurbished


  • The industry's only fifth-generation 10,000-RPM mechanism
  • Industry's first 1,200,000-hour MTBF
  • 59% faster data rate over the previous generation
  • Unmatched Design and Manufacturing Experience
  • The Lowest Cost of Ownership 10K Storage Solution
  • The Cheetah Brand of Disc Drives are the Preferred Disc Drive for Storage Area Networks (SAN)

Seagate continues its lead in Enterprise Storage. Seagate's fifth generation of Cheetah products include the Cheetah 36XL and Cheetah 73LP. This family of 10,000-RPM drives supports capacities from 9.2 to 73.4 Gbytes and seek times as fast as 4.9 ms in a 3.5-inch form-factor for mainstream and high-performance users. Interface options include Ultra160 SCSI and the new 2Gbit/sec Fibre Channel.

Drive is labelled ST373405LCV, but has LC firmware, so operates as a true LC drive
Seek time: 5.1ms avg

Technical Specifications
Model number ST373405LC / ST373405LCV (LCV has quadruple sized memory buffer of 16MB
Model Name Cheetah 73LP
Form Factor(width) 3.5-inch
Form Factor(height) low-profile
 Physical Specifications
Height 25.4 mm
Width 101.6 mm
Length 146.05 mm
Weight 0.68 kg
Formatted Capacity 73.4 Gbytes
Interface Type

80-pin Hot-Swappable SCA LVD and backwards compatible with SE mode (e.g. W, UW or U2W)

  Transfer Rates  
Internal Transfer Rate (min) 399 Mbits/sec
Internal Transfer Rate (max) 671 Mbits/sec
Formatted Int Transfer Rate (min) 38.4 MBytes/sec
Formatted Int Transfer Rate (max) 63.9 MBytes/sec
External (I/O) Transfer Rate (max) 160 MBytes/sec
Avg Formatted Transfer Rate 52 MBytes/sec
  Seek Times  
Average Seek Time, Read 5.1 msec typical
Average Seek Time, Write 5.5 msec typical
Track-to-Track Seek, Read 0.4 msec typical
Track-to-Track Seek, Write 0.6 msec typical
Full Disc Seek, Read 9.4 msec typical
Full Disc Seek, Write 9.8 msec typical
Average Latency 2.99 msec
Default Buffer (cache) Size LC: 4,096 Kbytes; LCV: 16,384 Kbytes
Spindle Speed 10000 RPM
Spinup Time 20 sec
Power-on to Ready Time 20 sec
Number of Discs (physical) 4
Number of Heads (physical) 8
Total Cylinders 29,549
Total Tracks 236,392
Bytes Per Sector 512
Areal Density (Mbits/sq in) 18,444 Mbits/square inch
Track Density (TPI) 38,000 tracks/inch
Recording Density (BPI, max) 485,376 bits/inch
Sectors/Track (avg) 776
Bytes/Track (avg) 397,385
  Recording Components  
Recording Method EPR4
 Electrical Requirements
Typical Current (12VDC +/- 5%) 0.91 amps
Startup Current (12VDC +/- 5%) 0.95 amps
Typical Current (5VDC +/- 5%) 0.82 amps
Startup Current (5VDC +/- 5%) 0.86 amps
Idle Power (typ) 10.2 watts
 Environmental Specifications
  Shock and Vibration  
Max Operating Shock (11-msec) 10 Gs
Max Nonoperating Shock (11-msec) 75 Gs
Operating Vibration (max) 0.5 Gs
Nonoperating Vibration (max) 2 Gs
  Temperature and Humidity  
Operating Temperature (max) 55 deg C
Operating Temperature (min) 5 deg C
Nonoperating Temperature (max) 70 deg C
Nonoperating Temperature (min) -40 deg C
Operating Temperature Change (max) 20 deg C/hr
Nonoperating Temperature Change (max) 20 deg C/hr
Operating Humidity (max) 95 percent
Nonoperating Humidity (max) 95 percent
Operating Humidity Change (max) 5 percent per hour
Operating Wet Bulb Temp (max) 28 deg C
Operating Altitude (max) 3,048 m
Operating Altitude (min) -305 m
Nonoperating Altitude (max) 12,210 m
Nonoperating Altitude (min) -305 m
Acoustics, Idle (sound power, typ) 3.6 Bels
MTBF (Hours) 1,200,000 hours
Recoverable Read Errors 10 per 1012 bits read
Nonrecoverable Read Errors 1 per 1015 bits read
Seek Errors 10 per 108 bits read
Supports S.M.A.R.T. Yes
Limited Warranty Period 30 Day

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Weight: 1.8 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech


Condition Levels Explained

These products have had NO problems or failures, they merely have some usage. The product has been professionally returned to excellent condition. These items have been fully tested, formatted (if appropriate) &repackaged. Hard drives are fully vetted for surface defects and wear, only healthy disks are approved for resale to our customers. Please see our refurbishing process for more details. Watch a video about our refurbishing process

1 Year DiscTech Warranty

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