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Seagate Barracuda Green
6.6 out of 10

Seagate Barracuda Green

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Seagate Barracuda LP 5900RPM Green SATA 3Gb/s 1TB Hard Drive ST31000520AS Review

10 July 2011
  • Summary: I’m not sure I would use the Barracuda LP as my main hard drive as it’s a bit slow really. It might not be bad for an HTPC system but still the heat bothers me a bit for that kind of usage.
  • Pros: +Green, low power drive, +Large capacity, +Can be SATA 6 gb/s, +Decent speeds
  • Cons: -Can get hot to the touch
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Seagate Barracuda Green 2 TB Hard Disk Drive Review

Hardware Secrets
27 May 2011
  • Summary: We were really impressed by the Barracuda Green 2 TB. It achieved practically the same performance level of the Barracuda XT 2 TB, while costing half as much. Also, it was 15% faster than its predecessor, the Barracuda LP 2 TB.
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Overall 7

Seagate Barracuda Green (2TB)

PC Magazine
22 May 2011
  • Conclusion: Seagate's new 2TB version of its Barracuda Green hard drive offers lots of low-power storage and support for 6-Gbps SATA, but you'll have to pay for the privileges.
  • Pros: High capacity. Good performance in class. Supports 6-Gbps SATA.
  • Cons: Slow rotational speed. Competing drive costs less.
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Expert Review

Silent PC
10 March 2011
  • Summary: The Barracuda Green 2TB is a compromise between low power 5400 RPM drives and standard 7200 RPM models. Impressively, it performs closer to the latter despite its 5900 RPM rotational speed, but there is a tradeoff.
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Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB Hard Drive

Overclockers Club
26 February 2011
  • Conclusion: The Seagate Barracuda Green drive with Advanced Format and Smart Align technology is a beast to be reckoned with. This drive is all about a balance of strong performance with low overhead.
  • Pros: Large storage capacity, Priced very competitively, New Advanced Format 4K technology, Seagate Smart Align, Higher 5900 RPM spin speed, Low power consumption, 64MB cache, SATA 6.0Gbps interface
  • Cons: None
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Overall 8

Expert Review

7 February 2011
  • Summary: With the massive amounts of digital content now at our disposals, spend enough time in front of a system, and eventually it'll require a storage upgrade. We live in a digital world where games take up more storage space, cameras generate larger images, and camcorders produce higher definition videos...
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Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB

3 February 2011
  • Conclusion: The Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB drive really has us looking at upgrading some of our older traditional hard drives to this new drive due to the fact that it has plenty of storage, all readily available at quick speeds.
  • Pros: Great upgrade drive, 4K sector standard, 6Gb/s SATA, 64MB cache
  • Cons: Software performs under par
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Teste do Disco Rígido Seagate Barracuda Green 2 TB

Clube do Hardware
6 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Nós ficamos realmente impressionados com o Barracuda Green 2 TB. Ele obteve praticamente o mesmo nível de desempenho do Barracuda XT 2 TB e custa a metade. Além disso, ele foi 15% mais rápido do que o seu antecessor, o Barracuda LP 2 TB.
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