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Seagate Desktop HDD .15 (ST4000DM000) 4000GB HDD Review - Desktop HDD .15 ST4000DM000 4TB HDD

Seagate Desktop HDD .15 (ST4000DM000) 4000GB HDD Review

Seagate takes storage capacity to the max with the Desktop HDD .15, but does it have the performance for the digital age? (NASDAQ:STX)

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Jun 18, 2013 6:04 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: Seagate

Desktop HDD .15 4TB HDD

 

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Our sample of the Desktop HDD .15 was delivered in its bare drive form. At the top Seagate has chosen to list the capacity at 4000GB, while also trading in the Barracuda branding for the simpler Desktop HDD.

 

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The back of the drive houses a green PCB with the SATA and power connections at the bottom.

 

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The drives power and data connections have been placed in the standard configuration, insuring wide compatibility.

 

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Removing the PCB from the back of the drive, we get a closer look at the construction. A set of pins connect the drives platters and heads to the PCB.

 

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Front and center we found the Desktop HDD .15 to use an LSI MCU. Just north of the MCU you will find the cache by Samsung, and to the right we have the VCU by Smooth.

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