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40GB 3.5" SATA
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Hard disk drives are today\'s fastest permanent storage media and have a large capacity. For this two reasons they are the most used storage medium in computers and servers. When buying a new hard disk, there are three important things to consider:\
- The connection of the disk to the computer or other device you will be using it with has a big influence on the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk. Make sure the connection of the disk you buy is compatible with your computer!\
- The rotational speed is also important for the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk and determines the time it takes to find a file on the disk.\
- Last but not least, the storage capacity of the disk, i.e. the amount of data that can be stored on the disk.
internal hard drives
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Included since: 10 Nov 2005
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 06 Feb 2017 11:47:46
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
Product views: 7659
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Long product name Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA:
The short editorial description of Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA
DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA

Marketing text Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA

The official marketing text of Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA as supplied by the manufacturer
Serial ATA Performance for Entry Level Desktop Systems.

Maxtor hard drive leadership continues with the DiamondMax 8S
drive, an optimized second-generation, 7200 RPM, Serial ATA solution
for Entry and Value storage applications. Combining performance
and value, the drive is a perfect solution for mainstream consumer
or commercial Serial ATA systems.

- 3.5-inch 7200 RPM Serial ATA hard drive
- Designed for consumer and commercial PC users

Industry leading design, optimized to meet the needs of entry level and value applications:
- Second-generation Serial ATA with 1.5Gb/s interface speed
- Native Command Queuing
- Enables RAID for best mix of performance and reliability
- Supports today’s favorite capacity—40GB
- Fluid dynamic bearing motor for quiet operation
- Low height to improve airflow and cooling
- Low weight to reduce shipping costs
Improved reliability with: Shock Protection System™ and Data Protection System™
- RoHS compliant version
Short summary description Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA:
This short summary of the Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA, 40 GB, Serial ATA, 7200 RPM, 3.5", HDD, 2 MB
Long summary description Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Seagate DiamondMax 40GB 3.5" SATA based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Seagate 40GB 3.5" SATA, DiamondMax. Hard drive capacity: 40 GB, Hard drive interface: Serial ATA, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Width: 101.6 mm, Height: 17.5 mm, Depth: 146.3 mm
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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
40 GB
Hard drive interface*
The way that a hard disk drive (HDD) is connected to the rest of the computer through a 'bus' such as ATA or SCSI.
Serial ATA
Hard drive speed*
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Hard drive size*
The amount of data that the hard drive can store.
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
2 MB
Write seek
10.1 ms
Read seek
10.1 ms
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
4.17 ms
Device type*
Type or category of the device.
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 60°C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-40 - 70°C
Operating shock
Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in operating mode
60 G
Non-operating shock
Environmental requirements for optimal protection from impact in non-operating mode
300 G
Weight & dimensions
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
101.6 mm
The distance from the front to the back of something.
146.3 mm
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
17.5 mm
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
510 g
Other features
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.