• Speedy write performance
  • Great warranty


  • No specific power savings scheme

At A Glance

Gargantuan drive is a fast write performer; carries industry-leading 5 year warranty.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Barracuda 7200.11 drive offers the ideal combination of world-class technology and low total cost of ownership. Highly leveraged from award-winning PMR technology, the Barracuda 7200.11 Drive increases capacity per disk without increasing platter or head count. At the same time, it enhances reliability by decreasing internal components and increasing magnetic stability at high areal densities.

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The Specs

Part Number ST31000340AS
Inventory Number 30780
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
Buffer Size 32.0 MB


PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 58.09
Internal Write - Files and Folders 126.49
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 433.0
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 166.55
Internal Read - WinZip 366.0
Test Version 2.0
Internal Write - Large File 78.77
Internal Read - ACDSee 524.0

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