Seagate Barracuda 250GB EIDE Hard Drive ST3250823A

Seagate Part #/MPN: ST3250823A

DiscTech Item #: SGT-ST3250823A-RF-OE

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Capacity: 250GB

Speed: 7,200RPM

Interface Types: IDE ATA 3.5in

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Average Seek Time: 4.16

Electrical Interface: EIDE Ultra ATA100 100MBps

On-Board Cache: 8MB

Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 250GB 7.2K IDE/EIDE PATA ATA/100 Hard Drive ST3250823A - Refurbished

• 7,200-RPM spindle speed

• 8-Mbyte buffer on: ST3400832A, ST3300831A, ST3250823A and ST3200826A.

• 16-Mbyte buffer on: ST3400632A, ST3300631A, and ST3250623A

• High instantaneous (burst) data transfer rates (up to 100 MB per second) using Ultra DMA mode 5.

• Tunneling Giant magneto-resistive (TGMR) recording heads and EPRML technology, which provide the

drives with increased areal density.

• State-of-the-art cache and on-the-fly error-correction algorithms.

• Full-track multiple-sector transfer capability without local processor intervention.

• Quiet operation.

• 300 Gs nonoperating shock.

• SeaTools diagnostic software performs a drive self-test that eliminates unnecessary drive returns.

• Support for S.M.A.R.T. drive monitoring and reporting.

• Support for Read Multiple and Write Multiple commands.

• Support for autodetection of master/slave drives that use cable select (CSEL).

Specifications250 GB
Model NumberST3250823A
InterfaceEIDE ATA/100(PATA)
Cache8 MBytes
Capacity250 GB
Guaranteed Sectors488,397,168
Number of pins on the I/O connector40
Height (max)26.11 mm  (1.028 inches)
Width (max)101.85 mm  (4.010 inches)
Length (max)146.99 mm  (5.787 inches)
Weight (typical)635 grams  (1.39 pounds)
European Union Restriction of Hazardous SubstancesY
Spindle Speed7200 rpm
Average latency4.16 msec
Random read seek time<11.0 msec
Random write seek time<12.0 msec
Maximum interface transfer rate100 Mbytes/sec.
Annual Failure Rate0.34 %
Unrecoverable read errors1 in 10^14
Average idle current7.2 watts
Average seek power12.40 watts
Standby power0.80 watts
Sleep power0.807 watts
Maximum start current, DC2.80 amps
Ambient Temperature 
Operating0 to 60 degrees C
Nonoperating-40 to 70 degrees C
Maximum operating temperature change20 degrees C per hour
Maximum nonoperating temperature change30 degrees C per hour
Maximum operating case temperature69 degrees C
Relative Humidity 
Operating5 to 90
Nonoperating5 to 95
Maximum allowable humidity change30 per hour
Operating altitude (min)-60.96 meters (-200 feet)
Operating altitude (max)3,048 meters (10,000 feet)
Nonoperating altitude (min)-60.96 meters (-200 feet)
Nonoperating altitude (max)12,192 meters (40,000 feet)
Operating Shock (max)63 Gs at 2 msec
Nonoperating Shock (max)300 Gs at 2 msec
Operating vibration0.5 Gs at23-350 Hz
Nonoperating vibration5.0 Gs at 23-350 Hz
Acoustics (Idle Volume)2.8 bels
Acoustics (Seek Volume)3.7 bels

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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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