Seagate FireCuda 500GB SATA III 2.5" Hybrid Drive

CCL Code: HDD2837
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Manufacturer Code: ST500LX025
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Manufacturer: Seagate
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Seagate FireCuda 500GB SATA III 2.5" Hybrid Drive

Key Features:

  • 500GB Capacity
  • 5400RPM Spin Speed
  • 8GB NAND Cache (Flash Storage)
  • Speed-up boot times
  • Up to 5x faster than HDD
  • 5 Year Warranty

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Seagate FireCuda Desktop Hybrid Hard Drives

Fast. Big. Durable.

Seagate have over 20 years' experience of bringing speed and reliability to our home or work storage options and continue to produce outstanding quality throughout their entire range. Seagate FireCuda 2.5" hard drives have a very slim profile of just 7mm, the thinnest SSHD on the market.

The Seagate FireCuda effortlessly combines the speed and functionality of NAND flash storage with a solid, secure standard hard drive base. That integration gives the drive a superb speed of 6 Gb/s over the SATA interface with a spindle speed of 5400 RPM for the 2.5” form factor, making this class leading quality a must buy for all home and work storage solutions.

The 8GB MLC NAND flash component will breeze through all applications and run files much quicker, partnered with the 128MB Cache this drive has all the tools to become your primary storage option for a great price. The ground-breaking cache Seagate have equipped the drive with has exceptional longevity due to the need for much less power consumption.

A Richer Gaming Experience

Seagate FireCuda hard drives have significantly improved the speed at which you can run games, with the FireCuda weighing in a huge 5x faster when playing AAA titles and the ability to store up to 40 games per TB (25GB per game). The drive will install like a standard hard drive, in the sense that there are no additional drivers to update or software required when booting the drive.

Seagate FireCuda 2.5 inch hard drives use efficient power saving capabilities to potentially lower your overall costs and increase capabilities of the drives. FireCuda 2.5 inch flash-accelerated hard drives are performance-tuned in order to draw less power than other competitors' offerings. Reduction in power consumption also lowers the amount of heat that is generated which helps increase system performance and improve durability, especially when running demanding applications such as games or multi-tasking.

Available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities for the 2.5” size, the FireCuda is the perfect drive for professional storage solutions or home entertainment. Seagate have perfected the Hybrid standard and provided a genuine alternative to straight SSD that won’t break the bank. Backed by a 5 year warranty, Seagate are confident the FireCuda has everything you need.

 

Main Features

  • Seagate FireCuda 2.5 inch Internal Solid State Hybrid Drive
  • 500GB Capacity
  • SATA 6Gb/s NCQ interface
  • 5400-RPM spin speed
  • 8GB MLC NAND flash memory
  • 128MB cache buffer
  • Flash-accelerated technology delivers blazing load speeds that allow for nonstop performance, play and productivity up to 5x faster than standard HDDs
  • Green Hybrid feature reduces device power consumption, helping users extend their drive's life and keep their costs down with a power-efficient drive
  • Multi-Tier Caching Technology (MTC) enhances performance by using NAND flash, DRAM and media caching technologies, enabling users to load applications and files even faster
  • Adaptive Memory technology identifies frequently accessed data, thereby providing the data faster, consuming less power and extending drive life

Hard Disk

Drive Capacity 500 GB
Disk Capacity 500 GB
Disk Size 2.5 Inches
Drive Size 2.5 Inches
Disk Speed 5400RPM
Drive Interface SATA III
Interface SATA 6Gb/s
Data Buffer/RAM 128 MB
Data Buffer/Flash Memory 8 GB
Heads 2
Head Positioning Method QuietStep Ramp Load
Compatibility Mainstream PCs upgrades, High-performance PCs, PC gaming systems, Workstations, Creative professional systems

Performance

Average Seek Time 13 ms
Average Latency 5.6 ms
Seek Time (Track to Track) 1.5 ms
Data Transfer Rates Up to 600 MB/s

Electrical

Power Requirement Spin Up (Max) 1.7 Watts
Power Requirement Idle (Ready) 0.45 Watts

Environmental

Operating Temperature 0 to 60 °C
Non Operating Temperature -40 to 70 °C
Relative Humidity 5 to 95 %
Shock (Operating) 400G for 2ms
Shock (Non Operating) 1000Gs for 1ms
Vibration (Operating) 1.0Gs
Vibration (Non-Operating) 5G (5-500Hz)
Acoustics (Seek Mode) 2.2 dB
Acoustics (Idle Mode) 2.0 dB
Altitude (Operating) -304.8 to 3048 m
Altitude (Non-Operating) -304.8 to 12,192 m
Temperature Gradient 20 °C per hou

Physical

Form Factor Hard Disk Drive
Enclosure type Internal
Colour Silver
Pack Quantity 1
Width 6.99 cm
Depth 10.04 cm
Height 0.7 cm
Weight 0.092 kg
Barcode 7636490067655

Identifiers

ISPC Code 40363

Warranty

Warranty Five years.

Key Features

Main Colour Silver
Interface Type SATA III
Condition New
HDD Purpose Desktop
Price (Bundles) 37.8
Cache Memory 128 MB
Disk Form Factor 2.5
Interface Type SATA III

Item Details

Manufacturer Seagate
Manufacturer Code ST500LX025
EAN 7636490067655
UPC 763649069103
Condition New

Do you have you a question about the Seagate FireCuda (500GB) 2.5 Inch SATA Internal Solid State Hybrid Drive?

4 / 5 2 reviews

Thomas

5 months ago

GOOD compromise between cost and speed, this now has brought a once defunct laptop back to life

Alan

5 months ago

very good product and easy to install has 5 year old laptop like new