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.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number ST3400832AS
Inventory Number 24084
Storage
Drive size 400.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-150
Serial ATA SATA-150
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

Performance

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