Sunday, November 29, 2015
Most Popular
Hardware Reviews
PC Parts
Samsung 950 Pro M.2 512GB NVMe review
OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD review
Crucial BX200 960GB SSD review
WEB Reviews
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 V.3 4TB SAS 6Gb/s HDD Review
OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review @ Custom PC Review
Gigabyte F2A85XM-D3H
NZXT Phantom 630
Auvio Bluetooth Portable Speaker Review
Corsair H90 CPU Cooler Review
BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Z77X (Intel Z77) Motherboard Review
Noctua NH-L9i Cooler Review on Technic3D
Breaking News
Google Glass Evoluion Could Be A Monocle
NSA's Phone Surveillance Program Changes
Lenovo and Razer Partner to Make Gaming PCs
LG Display Makes Huge Investment in OLED Panels
Sony To Bring Remote Play Feature To PS4
MINIX NEO U1 Media Hub for Android Coming Next Week
Samsung Joins Audi’s Progressive SemiConductor Program
German ISPs May Block Music-sharing Sites: court
Home > Hardware Reviews > PC Parts

Monday, July 24, 2006
Seagate ST380811AS

2. Package - Installation

Seagate's Barracuda 7200.9 arrived in a sealed anti-static bag. The retail price of the ST380811AS should be around €50 (depending on place of purchase and VAT).

Compared with the WD 800JD, 80GB SATA drive, it is slightly thinner:

The installation process is very easy, just plug the SATA power cable and connect with a SATA cable to the motherboard. As Seagate notes, in order to use SATA2 (300Gb/s) performance, you have to remove a jumper on the back of the drive that enables/disables SATA (150Gb/s) compatibility mode. NCQ (Native Command Queuing) cannot be disabled and is always on and activated, if the proper motherboard is used. With Lavasys Everest Ultimate Edition 2006, we can see various details about the HDD:

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .