Seagate ST3300656FC Fibre / Fiber Channel Hard Drive

Seagate Part #/MPN: ST3300656FC

DiscTech Item #: SGT-ST3300656FC-NP-OE


Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 300GB

Speed: 15,000RPM

Interface Types: Fibre Channel - Internal - Arbitrated Loop ASA II

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 164

Average Seek Time: 3.4 / 3.9

Electrical Interface: FC-AL - 4Gbps

On-Board Cache: 16MB

Seagate Cheetah 15K.6 300GB 15K 4Gbps 40pin FC-AL Fibre / Fiber Channel Hard Drive ST3300656FC - New Pull

Key Advantages
  • Second-generation perpendicular recording delivers up to 450-GB capacity.
  • Unprecedented performance with a 28 percent increase in sustained data rate, up to 164 MB/sec.
  • Industry’s highest 3.5-inch drive reliability at 1.6-million-hours MTBF.
  • Seagate proprietary PowerTrim™ technology provides a 61 percent improvement in watts/GB at idle.
  • Advanced read/write technology delivers unrecoverable error rate of 1x10-16 
  • Available in FC or SAS interfaces
Key Features and Benefits
  • Second-generation perpendicular recording delivers up to 450-GB storage
  • Unprecedented performance with a sustained data rate up to 164 MB/sec
  • The industry’s highest 3.5-inch drive reliability at 1.6 million hours MTBF
  • Advanced read/write technology drives an error rate of 1x10E-16
  • PowerTrim#153; technology provides best-in-class IOPS/watt
  • Integrated data integrity provisions protect against system miscompare errors
  • Supports T10 end-to-end data protection for new system development
  • Available with either a FC or a SAS interface


This drive is compatible with any of our Fibre / Fiber Channel adapters and also with any of our Fibre / Fiber hot-swap trays.

Model number ST3300656FC
Model Name Cheetah 15K.6
Formatted Capacity 300 Gbytes
Rotational Speed 15,000 rpm
Default Buffer (cache) Size 16 Mbytes
External (I/O) Transfer Rate (max) 4 Gbp /sec
Sustained Transfer Rate164 MBytes/sec
Average Seek Time, Read 3.4 msec typical
Average Seek Time, Write 3.9 msec typical
Average Latency 2 msec
Form Factor(width) 3.5-inch
Form Factor(height) 1-inch
Height 26.11 mm
Width 101.85 mm
Length 146.99 mm
Weight 0.694 kg
Startup Current (12VDC +/- 5%) 4.15 amps
Startup Current (5VDC +/- 5%) 1.78 amps
MTBF (Hours) 1,600,000 hours
Nonrecoverable Read Errors 1 per 10^16 bits read

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Weight: 1.8 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

New Pull

Condition Levels Explained

The product has been mounted in a brand new system (e.g. server), then removed from the system, before entering service. These products may have some hours of usage due to system build time / burn-in / testing etc. New Pulls are guaranteed to have at least 95% (often 99%) of their service life remaining , they may show signs of being physically mounted and dismounted. All handling is performed by trained technicians, taking full ESD precautions.

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