• Solid performance


  • Relatively expensive

At A Glance

High capacity model offers good balance of performance and specs; however, it's more expensive than competing 500GB models.

Manufacturer’s Description

The world's quietest 7200-RPM hard drive delivers the optimum performance you need. The blazingly fast, amazingly easy way to store and work with massive amounts of data. Built-in self-monitoring technology helps ensure maximum reliability.

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The Specs

Part Number ST3500641ASRK
Inventory Number 25108
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Included Software
Included Software
  • quick-installation guide
  • DiscWizard utility CD
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Installation Kit Hardware
  • Cable
  • mounting screws
  • Serial STA power adapter cable
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300


Windows File Search Test 134.42
Interface Tested SATA-300
Ahead Nero Burning Test 426.0
Large File Test 121.84
Test Version 1.0
ACDSee Test 530
McAfee Virus Scan Test 117.75
WinZip Test 333.0
Windows Files and Folders Test 155.27

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