• Good backup software


  • Of limited use

At A Glance

This low-cost drive includes CMS's capable backup software and a five-year warranty.

Manufacturer’s Description

Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 drives provide high-performance, highly-reliable storage for PCs and advanced applications, backed up by an industry-leading five-year warranty. Their best-in-class combination of capacity, performance, and support ideally suit them for such applications as high-performance PCs, media PCs, ATA-based servers and RAIDs, and cost-effective network attached storage (NAS).

The Specs

Part Number ST3250823A
Inventory Number 24061
Drive size 250.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Parallel ATA-100
Included Software
Included Software
  • quick installation guide
  • CMS BounceBack Express software
  • Disc utility
  • CMS BounceBack Express
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
Installation Kit Hardware
  • Cable
  • mounting screws


McAfee Virus Scan Test 112.87
Windows File Search Test 134.72
Ahead Nero Burning Test 510.0
Test Version 1.0
Interface Tested ATA-100
ACDSee Test 524
Windows Files and Folders Test 216.14
Large File Test 187.05
WinZip Test 360.0