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DiamondMax 17 160GB
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Hard disk drives are today\'s fastest permanent storage media and have a large capacity. For this two reasons they are the most used storage medium in computers and servers. When buying a new hard disk, there are three important things to consider:\
- The connection of the disk to the computer or other device you will be using it with has a big influence on the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk. Make sure the connection of the disk you buy is compatible with your computer!\
- The rotational speed is also important for the speed with which data can be read from/written to the disk and determines the time it takes to find a file on the disk.\
- Last but not least, the storage capacity of the disk, i.e. the amount of data that can be stored on the disk.
internal hard drives
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Included since: 13 Jul 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 16 Aug 2016 10:13:00
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
Product views: 4002
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Warranty: 3 year warranty
Long product name Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB:
The short editorial description of Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB
DiamondMax 17 160GB PATA 8MB 7200rpm

Marketing text Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB

The official marketing text of Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB as supplied by the manufacturer
DiamondMax 17 offers the best performance and features for mainstream PC applications. The optimized design has capacities up to 320GB, the latest 3.0Gb Serial ATA II interface and features including native command queuing, and dual processor technology for faster boot times. DiamondMax 17 efficiently delivers the most popular capacities with industry leading recording technology of 160GB per disk.

DiamondMax 17 has been designed from the ground up to deliver class leading robustness and reliability. The drive incorporates multiple leading design features to set new standards in reliability. These include ramp load technology that parks the heads off the disk surface to avoid shock and mishandling damage when not in use and lower power consumption to reduce heat and temperature effects. A wider operating temperature range allows the drive to better withstand difficult operating environments. Quiet drive technology and clever mechanical design have led to lower acoustics.

These 7200RPM high-performance DiamondMax 17 drives are an ideal storage solution for PCs users, system integrators and white-box builders.

DiamondMax 17 conforms to the requirements of the European Union Directive in Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).
Short summary description Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB:
This short summary of the Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Seagate DiamondMax DiamondMax 17 160GB, SATA, Microsoft Windows 2000 Microsoft Windows XP
Long summary description Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Seagate DiamondMax 17 160GB, DiamondMax. Hard drive capacity: 160 GB, Hard drive interface: SATA, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Compatible operating systems: Microsoft Windows 2000 Microsoft Windows XP
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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
160 GB
Hard drive interface*
The way that a hard disk drive (HDD) is connected to the rest of the computer through a 'bus' such as ATA or SCSI.
Serial ATA
Hard drive speed*
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
16 MB
Write seek
8.9 ms
Read seek
8.9 ms
Hard disk average seek time
8.9 ms
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Other features
External power adapter
Plug and Play
Indicates whether this product supports is "plug and play". Plug and play is hardware or software that, after being installed ("plugged in"), can immediately be used ("played with"), as opposed to hardware or software which requires configuration.
USB powered
The device can be powered via a USB connection.
The product is built in.
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP