Pros

  • Good back-up software

Cons

  • Why not get a 500GB drive?

At A Glance

Mid-range capacity hard drive shone on our copy files test. Includes CMS's useful BounceBack Express backup software.

Manufacturer’s Description

Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 drives with SATA and native command queuing (NCQ) provide top-performing, reliable storage for high-end PCs and advanced applications, backed up by an industry-leading five-year warranty.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.seagate.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number ST3400832AS
Inventory Number 24084
Storage
Drive size 400.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Included Software
Included Software
  • DiscWizard
  • quick-installation guide
  • DiscWizard utility CD
  • CMS BounceBack Express software
  • CMS BounceBack Express
General
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • Cable
  • mounting screws
  • Serial STA power adapter cable
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-150
Serial ATA SATA-150

Performance

Performance
Windows File Search Test 133.21
Interface Tested Serial ATA
Ahead Nero Burning Test 443.0
Large File Test 151.09
Test Version 1.0
ACDSee Test 532
McAfee Virus Scan Test 114.05
WinZip Test 345.0
Windows Files and Folders Test 155.68