Pros

  • Good backup software

Cons

  • 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

Pricing
Part Number ST3250823A
Inventory Number 24061
Storage
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
General
Buffer Size 8.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • Cable
  • mounting screws

Performance

Performance
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