Seagate Archive v2 ST8000AS0012 8TB SATA Hard Drive

Seagate Part #/MPN: ST8000AS0012

DiscTech Item #: SGT-ST8000AS0012-BN-3Y

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Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 8TB

Speed: 5,900RPM

Interface Types: SATA

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Encryption/SED Supported

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 190

Electrical Interface: SATA 600 - 6.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 128MB

Seagate Secure Archive v2 ST8000AS0012 8TB 6Gbps 5.9K RPM Enterprise SATA HDD - Brand New

Seagate Secure Archive v2 ST8000AS0012 8TB / 8000GB 6.0Gbps 5900 RPM Enterprise, Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive - Brand New

Archive v2 HDD

Supersized capacity, energy efficiency and lowest TCO

  • Seagate brings over 30 years of trusted storage reliability to the growing need for online long-term storage.
  • Industry’s best cost/GB/watt 8TB hard drive
  • Engineered for 24×7 workloads of 180TB per year
  • Drive down costs with up to 1.33TB-per-disk hard drive technology.
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance
  • Seagate AcuTrac™ servo technology delivers dependable performance.
  • Free Seagate DiskWizard™ software allows you to install 5TB, 6TB and 8TB hard drives in Windows without UEFI BIOS.
  • Seagate Secure™ models provide hardware-based data security and deliver an Instant Secure Erase feature for safe, fast and easy drive retirement.
  • Seagate Secure models meet the NIST 800-88 media sanitization specification and also support the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) standards.

Best-Fit Applications

  • Cost-effective online archiving
  • Object storage
  • Big Data cold storage
  • Cloud active archive
  • Web-scale archiving


This drive is compatible with any server that accepts 3.5in x 1.0in (LFF) SATA drives.

Seagate Secure Model NumberST8000AS0012
Product VersionArchive HDD
Interface OptionsSATA 6Gb/s NCQ
Cache, Multisegmented (MB)128
SATA Transfer Rates Supported (Gb/s)6.0/3.0/1.5
Average Data Rate, Read/Write (MB/s)150
Max Sustained Data Rate, OD Read (MB/s)190
Sector (Media Format)4096/512E
SMR Technology, Drive-ManagerYes
Voltage Tolerance, Inc. Noise (5V)+/-5%
Voltage Tolerance, Inc. Noise (12V)+/-10%
Reliability/Data Integrity
Load/Unload Cycles300,000
Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read, Max1 per 10E14
Workload Rate Limit (TB/year)180
Power-On Hours8760 (24x7)
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) (hours)800k
Power Management
Startup Power (A)2.0
Operating Mode, Typical (W)7.5
Idle Average (W)5.0
Standby Mode (W)<1.0
Sleep Mode (W)<1.0
Operating (ambient min °C)

Operating (drive case °C)60
Nonoperating (ambient °C)-40 to 70
Halogen FreeYes
RoHS ComplianceYes
Height (mm/in)26.11/1.028
Width (mm/in)101.6/4.0
Depth (mm/in)146.99/5.787
Weight (g/lb)780/1.72

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ROHS Compliant

Weight: 1.8 lb

Warranty: 3 Year Manufacturer

Brand New

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The product is brand new.

3 Year Manufacturer Warranty

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