• Roomy 1TB drive
  • Speedy performer

At A Glance

Solid performance across the board on our tests makes this drive an excellent upgrade choice.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 hard drive combines proven technology and components with industry-leading manufacturing expertise to deliver 1 TB of sustainable desktop storage with 32-MB cache.

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The Specs

Part Number ST31000528AS
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Drive type Internal
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
General Features
Form Factor 3.5-inch
Buffer Size 32.0 MB


Primary Volume - Virus Scan 49.33
Internal Write - Files and Folders 111.91
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 370.0
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 147.86
Internal Read - WinZip 335.0
Test Version 2.0
Internal Write - Large File 107.77
Internal Read - ACDSee 494.0