Pros

  • Good price
  • Five-year warranty

Cons

  • Slow
  • Bare drive, no extras

At A Glance

Seagate's 750GB drive has only an 8MB buffer; it performed worse than the CMS Products equivalent with 16MB of buffer.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.seagate.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number ST3750640AS
Inventory Number 25646
Storage
Drive size 750.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
General
Buffer Size 8.0 MB

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Performance
Test Version 2.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 483.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 553.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 56.17
Internal Write - Large File 138.15
Internal Read - WinZip 351.0
Internal Write - Files and Folders 157.03
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 169.3