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Seagate 600 SSD ST480HM000 480GB SSD Review (Page 3)

Chris Ramseyer | May 7, 2013 at 08:00 am CDT - 0 mins, 49 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Seagate

Seagate 600 SSD 480GB

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Here we get our first look at the largest capacity size in the 600 SSD family. Seagate put together an attractive design; it's too bad the drive hides beneath plastic and metal in a notebook or desktop case.

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The model, part and serial numbers are on a sticker located on the back of the case.

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In this article we're testing the 7mm model. The 7mm standard uses the same mounting points as 9.5mm z-height 2.5" HDD's and SSD's.

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7mm also uses standard SATA power and data connectors.

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Seagate uses an anti-intrusion system and if you get your drive to this state, the warranty is void.

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Seagate used Toshiba 19nm Toggle Mode NAND flash, the new Type C version.

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The flash controller is the same Corsair used on the Neutron and Neutron GTX, a Link_A_Media Devices LM87800AA. The controller has two DDR2 256MB DRAM buffers from Micron.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Chris Ramseyer

Chris Ramseyer started his career as a LAN Party organizer in Midwest USA. After working with several computer companies he was asked to join the team at The Adrenaline Vault by fellow Midwest LAN Party legend Sean Aikins. After a series of shake ups at AVault, Chris eventually took over as Editor-in-Chief before leaving to start Real World Entertainment. Look for Chris to bring his unique methods of testing Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives as well as RAID controller and NAS boxes to TweakTown as he looks to provide an accurate test bed to make your purchasing decisions easier.

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