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.

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