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6.8 out of 10

Seagate Barracuda XT

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Overall 8
8.0

Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB Review

maximum pc
12 July 2011
  • Summary: In Premiere Pro and PCMark Vantage, though, the Barracuda’s scores were slightly slower than those of the Hitachi Deskstar—12 seconds slower in Premiere Pro and around 600 PCMarks (whatever those are) behind the Deskstar. The Barracuda XT is a wicked-fast drive with a helpful software wizard for legacy users. But with an MSRP of $270 and real-world scores slightly lower than those of the cheaper Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000, it’s not necessarily the best bang for your buck.
  • Pros: Speedy sequential speeds; handy disk wizard for novice users; capacious.
  • Cons: Slightly slower than Deskstar in real-world test; slightly more expensive.
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Overall 8
8.1

Seagate 2TB Barracuda XT 6Gb/s SATA III Hard Drive Review

PCStats
3 October 2010
  • Summary: In this review PCSTATS will be testing out Seagate's 2TB, 6Gb/s SATA III Barracuda XT hard drive. This 3.5" desktop hard drive features an increased 64MB onboard cache where other 2TB drives only have 32MB and it supports Native Command Queing (NCQ).
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

PC Advisor
15 October 2010
  • Excerpt: After pushing the capacity boundaries of external HDDs, Seagate has brought a three-terabyte internal drive to the desktop PC with the Barracuda XT 3TB . With 3TB being the largest capacity offered by Western Digital, Seagate and Hitachi, you now get 50 per cent more space than the previous giants (2TB).
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 3
3.3
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.3

Seagate Barracuda XT

PC Pro
6 November 2009
  • Conclusion: A decent début for the new SATA standard, but for now the price is prohibitive
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 3
3.3
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.3

Seagate Barracuda XT

PC Pro
6 November 2009
  • Conclusion: A decent début for the new SATA standard, but for now the price is prohibitive
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Overall 8
8.3

TEST: Seagate Barracuda XT - Rask 2 terabyte-er

PC World
25 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Vi kan med en gang si at Serial ATA 6 Gbps har minimal betydning for ytelsen til en vanlig harddisk. Serial ATA 6 Gbps er imidlertid en teknologi som på sikt vil være viktig for SSD-er. Det betyr imidlertid ikke at Seagates nye toppmodell av vanlige harddisker er dårlig – spørsmålet blir hvor god den er tilkoblet vanlig Serial ATA 3 Gbps sett opp imot andre harddisker i samme segment.
  • Pros: God ytelse. Kurant støynivå.
  • Cons: 6 Gbps gir minimalt ekstra. Pris.
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Overall 8
7.8

Seagate ST32000641AS

pcworld.pl
21 December 2010
  • Conclusion: Barracuda XT jest pierwszym dyskiem twardym na rynku konsumenckim, wyposażonym w interfejs SATA III o transferze 6 Gb/s. Drugim elementem wskazującym na chęć pobicia rekordów wydajności jest wyjątkowo duża, 64 megabajtowa pamięć podręczna. Z końcówką XT jest tylko jeden, czterotalerzowy model Barrakudy o pojemności dwóch terabajtów. Jak z tego widać zastosowano najnowszą technologię, pozwalającą zagęścić zapis na jednym talerzu do 500 GB.
  • Pros: Nowoczesny interfejs, Duża pojemność, Bardzo dobra wydajność
  • Cons: Spore zużycie energii, Hałaśliwość
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