Seagate ST3160023AS SATA Hard Disk Drives
Item Number: SGT-ST3160023AS-RF-OE
Manufacturer's Part Number: ST3160023AS
Seagate ST3160023AS Barracuda 7200.7 160GB 7.2K SATA Hard Drive - Refurbished
Spindle Speed: 7,200RPM
Interface Type: SATA
Disk Size: 3.5"x1.0" (Low Profile Hard Drive)
Sustained Throughput (MBps): 58
Average Seek Time (read/write ms): 8.5 / 9.5
Electrical Interface Speed: SATA 150 - 1.50Gbps
On-Board Cache: 8MB
Here are a few IDE ATA/100 related items:
• 7,200 RPM spindle speed
• 8 Mbyte buffer (ST3200822AS, ST3160827AS, ST3160023AS, ST3120827AS, ST3120026AS,
ST380817AS, ST380013AS and ST340111AS models)
• 2 Mbyte buffer (ST3160021AS, ST3120022AS, ST380011AS, and ST340014AS models)
• High instantaneous (burst) data-transfer rates (up to 150 Mbytes per second).
• Giant magnetoresistive (GMR) recording heads and EPRML technology, provide the drives with increased
• State-of-the-art cache and on-the-fly error-correction algorithms.
• Full-track multiple-sector transfer capability without local processor intervention.
• Quiet operation.
• 350 Gs nonoperating shock.
• SeaTools diagnostic software performs a drive self-test that eliminates unnecessary drive returns.
• The 3D Defense System™, which includes Drive Defense, Data Defense and Diagnostic Defense, offers the
industry’s most comprehensive protection for disc drives.
• Support for S.M.A.R.T. drive monitoring and reporting.
• Support for Read Multiple and Write Multiple commands.
• Native Command Queing enabled on some models.
DPN: 07J597 / 7J597
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY LLC
ST-3160023AS (Barracuda 7200.7 160 Plus, Serial ATA)
Barracuda 7200.7 Plus
FORMATTED CAPACITY (GB) __________________160
ACTUATOR TYPE ____________________________VOICE COIL
DISCS (3.5 in) ___________________________2
MEDIA TYPE _______________________________THIN FILM
HEAD TYPE ________________________________GMR
RECORDING METHOD _________________________EPRML 16/17 ZBR
INTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (Mbytes/sec) ______up to 85.4
SUSTAINED TRANSFER RATE (MB/sec)__________up to 58
EXTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (Mbytes/sec) ______up to 150
PIO/DMA/UDMA MODE (max) __________________4/2/6
SPINDLE SPEED (RPM) ______________________7200
AVERAGE LATENCY (mSEC) ___________________4.16
Read/Write Multiple, Read Look-Ahead,
INTERFACE ________________________________Serial ATA
SECTORS PER DRIVE (LBA mode) _____________312,581,808
TPI (TRACKS PER INCH) ____________________94,600
BPI (KBITS PER INCH) _____________________up to 595,000
AVERAGE ACCESS (ms seek/read/write) ______8.5/8.5/9.5
SINGLE TRACK SEEK (ms seek/read/write) ___/<1.0/<1.2
MAX FULL SEEK (ms seek/read/write) _______//
MTBF (power-on hours) Office _____________600,000
SHOCK (G's, 11ms/2ms):
operating (Read/Write) __________/63
fluid bearing (typ/max-quiet/max-perf) _<2.5/3.0/3.7
POWER DISSIPATION (watts) ________________
POWER REQUIREMENTS: +12V START-UP (amps) _2.8
POWER MANAGEMENT (Watts):
STANDBY (typ/max) ____2.0/
Height (inches/mm): 1.028/26.04
Width (inches/mm): 4.00/101.6
Depth (inches/mm): 5.78/146.9
Weight (lb/g): 1.4/635
Set CMOS hard drive setup to Auto-Detect with LBA mode enabled.
MAY REQUIRE FORMATTING AND PARTITIONING SOFTWARE TO ACHIEVE FULL
Some systems BIOS have capacity limitations. Types that have
been identified are:
a 2.11GB or 4095 cylinder limitation
a 3.26GB or 6322 cylinder limitation
a 4.22GB or 8192 cylinder limitation
a 8.45GB Standard INT13 limitation (CHS[1024x256x63]x512)
a 33.8GB or 66,060,287 LBAs limitation
a 137.4GB or 268,435,455 LBAs limitation (28-bit limit)
and, if exceeded, may cause the system to hang during boot,
capacity reduction or it can truncate or wrap the cylinders when
auto-detect options set in the CMOS.
New INT13 Extensions and LBA mode in BIOS and FAT32 or NTFS-based
file systems are required to acheive full capacity. FAT32 file
system can create single partitions and logical drives up to 2TB.
FULL-CAPACITY solutions include third-party drive preparation
software, system BIOS update which supports LBA mode or third
party bios driven host adapters.
Default CHS translation:
16,383 cyl, 16 heads, 63 sectors = 8,455,200,780
Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 with
48-bit LBA Address drivers are required for native support of
ATA (IDE) disc drives greater than 137GB.
Windows 98, Windows Millennium and Windows NT 4.x all have 137GB
native limitations supporting ATA (IDE) disc drives. Third-party
device drivers may be available from motherboard or host adapter
manufacturers for these legacy Windows operating systems.
Windows 95 FAT16 based operating systems are also limited to 8.4GB.
DOS 16-bit FAT file system cannot access more than 2.147 Gbytes per
Already low-level formatted at the factory.
Seagate reserves the right to change, without notice, product
offerings or specifications. (11/04/2005)
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