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Seagate Momentus 5400.3 - Larger, Faster and Quieter

By: Cameron Johnson | 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




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




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




Operating Temperature (°C): 0 - 60


Nonoperating Temperature (°C): -40 - 70


Operating Shock: 2 msec (Gs): 350


Nonoperating Shock: 1 msec (Gs): 900




Idle: 2.3 Bells


Performance Seek: 2.9 Bells




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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