• 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).

Manufacturer’s Website

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


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