barracuda xtThe new Barracuda® XT hard drive from Seagate delivers the industry‘s first 2-TB, 7200-RPM desktop drive with a massive 64-MB cache and the fastest SATA interface—SATA 6Gb/s.

Key Features and Benefits

  • A massive 2-TB drive capacity provides plenty of room for downloading today‘s space-hungry PC games or up to 45 hours of 1080i, HD-DVCPRO-encoded, high-definition video.
  • The 7200-RPM performance platform complements high capacity, delivering a power combination of extreme storage and top-end desktop performance.
  • A 64-MB cache optimizes burst performance and reduces data throughput bottlenecks.
  • The SATA 6Gb/s interface enables the use of the industry‘s newest and fastest hard drive controllers while providing backward compatibility to legacy SATA 1.5Gb/s or 3Gb/s systems.
  • Configurable with Seagate® SeaTools™ software—Users can optimize the drive configuration and tune for capacity or performance for the ultimate in customer choice and control.

Barracuda XT SATA 6Gb/s 2TB Hard Drive


Model NumberST32000641AS
InterfaceSATA 6Gb/s
Capacity2 TB
Areal density (avg)347 Gbits/inch2
Guaranteed Sectors3,907,029,168
Height (max)26.1 mm (1.028 inches)
Width (max)101.6 mm (4.0 inches)
Length (max)146.99 mm (5.787 inches)
Weight (typical)700 grams (1.543 pounds)
Spindle Speed7200 rpm
Sustained data transfer rate138 null
Average latency4.16 msec
Random read seek time8.5 msec
Random write seek time9.5 msec
null600 null
MTBF750,000 hours
Annual Failure Rate0.34
Unrecoverable read errors1 in 10^14
12V start max current2.8 amps
Average idle current6.39 watts
Ambient Temperature
Operating5 to60 degrees C
Nonoperating-40 to70 degrees C
Maximum operating temperature change20 degrees C per hour
Maximum nonoperating temperature change30 degrees C per hour
Operating Shock (max)63 Gs null 2 msec
Nonoperating Shock (max)300 Gs null 2 msec
Acoustics (Idle Volume)2.8 bels
Acoustics (Seek Volume)3.2 bels

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