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Seagate NAS HDD (ST4000VN000) 4000GB HDD Review - Seagate NAS HDD (ST4000VN000) 4000GB HDD

Seagate NAS HDD (ST4000VN000) 4000GB HDD Review

Seagate takes purpose built NAS storage to the next level with an insane 4TB capacity. (NASDAQ:STX)

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Jun 19, 2013 7:03 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%      Manufacturer: Seagate

Seagate NAS HDD (ST4000VN000) 4000GB HDD

 

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Our sample of the NAS HDD was delivered in bare drive form. At the top we find the capacity listed at 4000GB with firmware revision SC43.

 

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

 

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The backside of the drive houses a green PCB. This PCB carried the same part number as the Desktop HDD .15 with the exception of the revision - the NAS HDD is using Rev. B.

 

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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 NAS HDD 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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