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Seagate Momentus 5400.3 - Larger, Faster and Quieter - Specifications

Today we are looking at one of the fastest notebook HDD's to enter our labs. Seagate's Momentus 5400.3 is in the house!

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: May 31, 2006 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.5%      Manufacturer: Seagate

Seagate Momentus 5400.3 Specifications

 

Model Numbers

 

40GB: ST940815A

 

60GB: ST960815A

 

80GB: ST980815A

 

100GB: ST9100828A

 

120GB: ST9120822A

 

160GB: ST9160821A

 

Performance

 

Maximum External Interface: 100MB/s (ATA-100)

 

Sustained Internal: 44MB/s

 

Cache: 8MB

 

Average Seek Time: 12ms

 

Average Latency: 5.6ms

 

Revolutions Per Minute: 5400 RPM

 

Configuration

 

Discs/Heads: 2/4

 

Bytes per Sector: 512

 

Logical CHS: 92,049/16/63

 

Recording Method: Perpendicular

 

Power Management

 

Startup Current 5v Amperage: 1.0

 

Seek: 2.0 Watts

 

Read/Write: 2.0/1.8 watts

 

Idle/Standby: 0.8/0.2 watts

 

Environmental

 

Operating Temperature (°C): 0 - 60

 

Nonoperating Temperature (°C): -40 - 70

 

Operating Shock: 2 msec (Gs): 350

 

Nonoperating Shock: 1 msec (Gs): 900

 

Acoustics

 

Idle: 2.3 Bells

 

Performance Seek: 2.9 Bells

 

Physical

 

Height: (mm): 9.5

 

Width: (mm): 69.85

 

Depth: (mm): 100.2

 

Weight: (g): 102

Seagate Momentus 5400.3 (ST9160821A) 160 GB Hard Drive

 

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