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Seagate Barracuda HDD 3 TB SATA-600

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  • Form Factor: Internal hard drive
  • Specs: 3.5 x 1/3H" • Serial ATA-600 • 7200 rpm • 600 MBps
  • Interface: SERIAL ATA-600
  • Features: Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
  • Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS
  • Buffer Size: 64 MB
  • Manufacturer: SEAGATE
  • Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Part number: ST3000DM001
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Image for Seagate Barracuda HDD 3 TB SATA-600 from Crucial USA
Form Factor: 3.5 X 1/3H"

The Barracuda family has earned awards and accolades around the globe. This is because Seagate has demonstrated a commitment to introduce technologies that allow people to work faster, do more, and feel great about making an investment in proven technology. And, for those who want the biggest, high performance drive available, the Barracuda choice is without peer.

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Never an issue

By Maschine man

from Jacksonville, FL

Verified Reviewer


  • Did I Say Quiet
  • Is Stable
  • Very quiet


  • A Little Sluggish Sometim

Best Uses

  • Best Internal Drive

This drive was installed by Apple as a result of the HD replacement program for late 2009 iMac's, no charge for installation, I just had to stare at a blank desk for a week

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


Compatible, 3 times the size, same brand

By Dragon

from Philly

Verified Reviewer


  • Compatible
  • Easy Ordering
  • Named Brand Product
  • Reliable company


    Best Uses

    • Increasing Hd Space

    Great drive. Paid to have installed. Compatible with late 2009 iMac 27".

    (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)


    The Worst Drive Ever

    By Puru

    from Jackson Hts


    • works


    • Cries Every Other Minutes
    • Makes Cricking Sound
    • Never buy
    • The Sound Is Erritating

    Best Uses

      I purchased LaCie 6TB Thunderbolt drive but I returned because the drive makes horrible cricking kind of noise. Them I purchased 3TB drive for my iMac Mid 2011. Same here that it keeps making cracking sound all day and night long after a few minutes interval. This is normal to all Seagate drive which drives me crazy. It must be there severe engineering flaw which they are not at situation to recall. I bought western digital green drives and I'm happy. I never gonna buy seagate drive unless they correct the noise factor. Seems like the drive cries for some reason.

      (9 of 34 customers found this review helpful)


      3TB Seagate internal drive

      By crazytalk

      from los angeles, ca

      Verified Buyer

      The site listed this drive as being compatible with a mac mini. Obvious when it arrived that it's way too big. Oh well, now I need an enclosure.

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      Why buy a hard drive from
      Mid 2007 24" iMac HD options?
      Upgrading my Apple Mac Pro (4-core) 1st Gen. - 2006-2007 system
      Re: Installation of Crucial SSD on a laptop running XP
      SMART failing attribute 180
      Re: After cloning from HDD to SSD with Acronis TrueImage HD, Windows update not working.