Lightning speed Massive capacity

Barracuda® XT desktop hard drives deliver deluxe computing power, offering the high performance and capacity demanded by modern computer enthusiasts.

  • Massive 3 TB and 2 TB capacities for storage-craving games and high-definition video
  • Top-end, 7,200 RPM desktop performance
  • Large cache (64 MB) optimises burst performance and reduces bottlenecks
  • SATA 6 Gb/s interface* enables use of the newest, fastest controllers

* Fully compatible with legacy SATA 1.5 Gb/s and SATA 3 Gb/s interfaces

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Pure power

Today's content demands more from your computer. In addition to the industry's biggest available cache (64 MB) and a SATA 6 Gb/s interface for extreme transfer speed, Barracuda® XT desktop hard drives feature:

  • Native Command Queuing for efficient organisation of incoming commands
  • Perpendicular magnetic recording technology that increases data density, reliability and performance
  • User configurability for optimal capacity and performance
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High capacity for work or play

Barracuda XT desktop hard drives offer enormous storage capacities that accommodate the most formidable files easily. The 3TB model of this desktop hard drive can store up to 65 hours of HD-DVCPRO video — enough to produce several feature-length video masterpieces.

You can rest easy knowing that your Barracuda XT hard drive will provide ample space and years of worry–free operation.

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Proven performance

The Barracuda® XT desktop hard drive is the newest addition to a legendary line of top quality drives.

The Barracuda family of drives offers:

  • Multiple generations of these highly popular desktop hard drives, with more than 600,000,000 units installed
  • Increased capacity and dependability using fourth-generation perpendicular magnetic recording technology
  • Quiet operation with the Seagate® SoftSonic™ motor
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The powerful, eco-friendly choice

Barracuda XT hard drives offer the best of both worlds — top performance and a small eco footprint.

The Barracuda XT desktop hard drive features:

  • Excellent power savings without sacrificing performance
  • Typically 70 per cent or more of the materials used to build the drive can be recycled
  • Up to 50 per cent of the materials used in the manufacture of the drive come from recycled sources
  • Complies with the RoHS directive on hazardous materials


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