Conclusion: The Samsung Spinpoint SP1203N 120GB Hard Drive represents a solid product that has several useful applications for system builders looking to assemble a quiet PC. The incorporation of noise reduction and vibration technologies add to the attractiveness of this product. By default the SP1203N supports older legacy technologies including ATA formats ranging from ATA-33 to ATA-133.
Pros: Quiet idle and seeking operation, Incorporations new noise reduction and vibration technologies, Fast access time, Legacy compatible, Price
Cons: Seek times were higher than manufacturer specification