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DB35 FAQs

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions for the DB35 internal drives.

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Where can I find drivers for my SATA drive?

Find out where to find drivers for SATA drives.

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Firmware Updates

Seagate products are run by firmware. Having the latest firmware can improve the performance and/or reliability of your product.

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How do I Low-Level Format a SATA or ATA (IDE) Hard Drive?

Find out how to format your hard drive.

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The BIOS does not detect or recognise the ATA/SATA hard drive

There are six main reasons why a system BIOS will not detect the presence of an internal hard drive.

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  • DiscWizard

    Seagate DiscWizard works with Maxtor and Seagate disc drives. The software lets you install your new disc drive quickly, with wizards that guide you through the processes of creating and formatting partitions on your disc drive, transferring and backing up your data. Learn more

  • SeaTools for DOS

    The quick diagnostic tool that checks the health of your drive. Learn more

  • SeaTools for Windows

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Specifications

 
Generation DB35.1 DB 35.2 DB35.3 DB35.4
Capacity 400GB 300GB 250GB 500GB 400GB 300GB 250GB 200GB 160GB 120GB 80GB 750GB 500GB 400GB 320GB 300GB 250GB 250GB
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Form Factor 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5" 3.5"
Interface Options SATA, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE ATA/IDE, SATA ATA/IDE, SATA 3Gb/s SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE ATA/IDE, SATA 3Gb/s ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE SATA 3Gb/s, ATA/IDE ATA/IDE, SATA 3Gb/s SATA 3Gb/s
Performance                                    
Spindle Speed (RPM) 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200 7200
Cache (MB) 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 2 2 2 16, 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Transfer Rate, Max Ext (MB/s)       100, 300 300, 100 300, 100 100, 300 100 300, 100 300, 100 300, 100 300, 100 300, 100 300, 100 300, 100 300, 100 100, 300  
Sustained Data Rate OD                       78 72 72Mb/s 72 72 72  
Average Latency (ms) 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16
Power Management                                    
Seek, Typical Operating (W)       12.60 12.60 12.60 12.60 12.60 12.60 12.60 12.60 9.40, 8.20 9.40, 8.20 9.40, 8.20 9.40, 8.20 9.40, 8.20 8.20, 9.40  
Idling, Typical Operating (W)       8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 9.30 9.30 9.30 9.30 9.30 9.30  
Environmental                                    
Temperature                                    
Operating       0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C 0° to 60°C  
Non-operating       -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C  
Shock                                    
Operating: Gs (ms)       63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms) 63 (2ms)  
Non-operating: Gs (ms)       300 (2ms) 300 (2ms) 300 (2ms) 350 (2ms) 350 (2ms) 350 (2ms) 350 (2ms) 350 (2ms) 300 (2ms) 300 (2ms) 300 (2ms) 350 (2ms) 350 (2ms) 350 (2ms)  
Acoustics (bels - sound power)                                    
Idling       2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5  
Operating       2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 3.0 3.0, 2.9 2.9, 2.8 2.9, 2.8 2.8, 2.7 2.7, 2.8  
Physical                                    
Height (in/mm) (maximum) 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 0.794/20.20
Width (in/mm) (maximum) 4.010/101.85 4.010/101.85 4.010/101.85 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.000/101.6, 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.6 4.010/101.85
Length (in/mm) (maximum) 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99 5.787/146.99
Weight (lbs/g) 1.39/635 1.39/635 1.39/635 1.57/710 1.57/710 1.44/655 1.28/580 1.28/580 1.28/580 1.28/580 1.28/580 1.59/720 1.40/635 1.40/635 1.28/580 1.28/580 1.28/580 0.838/380
Model Number Generation Capacity Product Interfaces Spindle Speed (RPM) Cache (MB)
ST3400832SCE DB35.1 400GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3400832ACE DB35.1 400GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3300831SCE DB35.1 300GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3300831ACE DB35.1 300GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3250823ACE DB35.1 250GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3250823SCE DB35.1 250GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3500841SCE DB 35.2 500GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3500841ACE DB 35.2 500GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3400833ACE DB 35.2 400GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3400833SCE DB 35.2 400GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3300822ACE DB 35.2 300GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3300822SCE DB 35.2 300GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3250824ACE DB 35.2 250GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3250824SCE DB 35.2 250GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3200827ACE DB 35.2 200GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3160212SCE DB 35.2 160GB   7200RPM 2MB
ST3160212ACE DB 35.2 160GB   7200RPM 2MB
ST3120213ACE DB 35.2 120GB   7200RPM 2MB
ST3120213SCE DB 35.2 120GB   7200RPM 2MB
ST3802110SCE DB 35.2 80GB   7200RPM 2MB
ST3802110ACE DB 35.2 80GB   7200RPM 2MB
ST3750840ACE DB35.3 750GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3750640SCE DB35.3 750GB   7200RPM 16MB
ST3750840SCE DB35.3 750GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3500830SCE DB35.3 500GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3500830ACE DB35.3 500GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3400820ACE DB35.3 400GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3400820SCE DB35.3 400GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3320820ACE DB35.3 320GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3320820SCE DB35.3 320GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3300820SCE DB35.3 300GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3300820ACE DB35.3 300GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3250820SCE DB35.3 250GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3250820ACE DB35.3 250GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3250310CS DB35.4 250GB   7200RPM 8MB
ST3200826ACE   200GB   7200RPM 8MB