HDD SEAGATE BARRACUDA 500GB
Versatile. Fast. Dependable.
The Fiercest Hard Drive
You've Ever Met.
HDD capacity. S.S.D Attitude.
Coupled with Intel® Optane™ capacity, a revolutionary class of non-volatile capacity, BarraCuda hard drives deliver it all.
S.S.D-like performance and responsiveness
Twice the speed of standard drives for boot and load applications1
Affordability with zero compromises
1 Testing conducted by Seagate using SYSmark® 2014 SE. Results have been rounded for display purposes and may vary based on different system hardware, software and configuration.
Versatile, Fast and Dependable
BarraCuda leads the industry with the highest capacities for desktops and mobile computers. With drives available up to 10 TB, the BarraCuda portfolio is a great option for upgrades at any price point. The uncompromising BarraCuda Pro marries industry-leading storage capacity with 7,200-RPM spin speeds for snappy performance and load times when gaming or performing heavy workloads. BarraCuda Pro also comes equipped with a 5-year limited warranty.
Get the most out of your storage with BarraCuda hard drives. From computers full of photos and memories to gaming PCs that need more room to play, BarraCuda grows with you.
2.5-Inch BarraCuda Hard Drives Deliver!
PC and Mobile Storage
Experience the highest capacity, and the thinnest 2.5-inch hard drive you’ve ever seen. Choose from 500 GB to 2 TB of massive storage for all of your application and data needs along with a slim 7 mm form factor drive that makes system upgrades very easy.
Multi-Tier Caching Technology
All hard drives in the BarraCuda family come equipped with Multi-Tier Caching Technology (MTC). MTC takes your PC to new performance levels, so you can load applications and files faster than ever before. By applying intelligent layers of NAND Flash, DR-AM and media cache technologies, BarraCuda delivers improved read and write performance by optimising data flow.
Multi-Tier Caching Technology White Paper
BarraCuda Pro Comes With Rescue Data Recovery Plans
Your data matters. And you rely on it. Rescue Data Recovery Plans provide peace of mind for creative pros and performance PC users alike, and now they come standard on BarraCuda Pro. Whether there is a hard drive mechanical issue or something accidently happened to your drive, Seagate has got you covered. A Rescue Data Recovery Plan gives you access to experienced data recovery experts who deliver a 95% customer satisfaction rating. Purchase a BarraCuda Pro drive and you are covered for 2 years—that’s 2 years you don’t ever have to worry about the data on your hard drive.1
1. Rescue Data Recovery Plans may require registration.
The BarraCuda family of reliable hard drives is here to stay, for years to come.
Experience — For more than 20 years, Seagate has manufactured and delivered the super-reliable BarraCuda family of drives BarraCuda — Seagate's drive-reliability data simply speaks for itself, and the BarraCuda family is often recognised by leading publications and customers. Worry less with a hard drive that has your back — BarraCuda Pro comes equipped with a 5-year limited warranty.
- Broadest 2.5-inch hard drive portfolio with up to 5TB capacity and both 7mm and 15mm form factors suitable for a variety of compute applications.
- Thinnest and lightest 2.5-inch hard drive with up to 2TB storage in a 7mm z-height, providing seamless upgrades of thin and light PC and smaller form factor systems.
- Fast data rates of up to 140MB/s enables superior PC end-user experience and snappier file transfers.
- 2.5-inch, 15mm z-height hard drives provide 3TB to 5TB in capacity, offering the highest-capacity 2.5-inch hard drives available for external or all-in-one storage.
- 15mm z-height enables slimmer all-in-one desktop PC drives while helping reduce system heat generation and vibration.
- Low startup current configurations for 3TB to 5TB drives enable use in legacy low-current systems like USB-2 external boxes, while simultaneously lowering power consumption.
- 5TB drives can store more than 1.25 million songs and 600 hours of HD video.1
|Mobile or Tablet|
|Features and Performance||Interface SATA = SATA 6Gb/s Data Transfer Rate (MB/s) = Up to 140 Cache (MB) = 128 Spindle Speed (RPM) = 5400|
|Environmental/Temperature||Temperature, Operating (°C) = 0 to 60 Temperature, Nonoperating (°C) = –40 to 70 Shock, Operating: 2ms (Gs) = 400 Shock, Nonoperating: 1ms (Gs) = 1000 Acoustics, Idle, Typical (bels—sound power) = 2.0 Acoustics, Seek, Typical (bels—sound power) = 2.2|
|Interface (SATA)||SATA 6Gb/s|
|Power Management||Startup Current (+5V, A) = 1.0 Read/Write Power, Average (W) 1.9/2.1 1.9/2.1 1.9/2.1 1.7/1.8 =1.6/1.7 Idle Power, Average (W) = 0.45|
|Reliability/Data Integrity||Load/Unload Cycles = 600,000, Head-Rest Method = QuietStep Ramp Load, Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read, Max =1 per 10E14, Limited Warranty = 2|
|Physical||Height (mm/in) = 7.0/0.276 Width (mm/in) = 69.85/2.750 Depth (mm/in) = 100.35/3.951 Weight (g/lb, max) =198 90/0.198 Carton Unit Quantity = 50 Cartons Per Pallet/Layer = 60/10|
|Note*||Price, feature and specifications are subject to change without notice.|