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Capacity 2TB 1.5TB 1TB
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Form Factor 3.5" 3.5" 3.5"
Interface Options SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s SATA 3Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s SATA 3Gb/s
Performance      
Spindle Speed (RPM) 5900 5900 5900
Cache (MB) 32, 64 32, 64 32
Transfer Rate, Max Ext (MB/s) 300, 600 300, 600 300
Sustained Data Rate OD 95Mb/s, 144Mb/s 95Mb/s, 144Mb/s 95Mb/s, 144Mb/s
Average Latency (ms) 5.1, 4.16 5.1, 4.16 5.1, 4.16
Power Management      
Idling, Typical Operating (W) 4.85, 4.5 4.85, 4.5 3.40, 4.5
Environmental      
Temperature      
Operating 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
Shock      
Operating: Gs (ms) 70 (2ms) 70 (2ms), 80 (2ms) 70 (2ms), 80 (2ms)
Non-operating: Gs (ms) 300 (2ms) 300 (2ms) 350 (2ms), 300 (2ms)
Acoustics (bels - sound power)      
Idling 2.5, 2.1 2.5, 2.1 1.9, 2.1
Operating 2.6, 2.3 2.6, 2.3 2.0, 2.3
Physical      
Height (in/mm) (maximum) 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1 1.028/26.1
Width (in/mm) (maximum) 4.010/101.85, 4.0/101.6 4.010/101.85, 4.0/101.6 4.010/101.85, 4.0/101.6
Length (in/mm) (maximum) 5.787/146.99, 5.78/147.00 5.787/146.99, 5.78/147.00 5.787/146.99, 5.78/147.00
Weight (lbs/g) 1.444/655, 1.39/635 1.444/655, 1.39/635 1.371/622, 1.39/635
Model Number Package Capacity Interface Spindle Speed (RPM) Areal Density Length Width Height Typical Weight AFR Operating Temperature Average Operating Power
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST2000DL003 Drive Only 2TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST32000542AS Drive Only 2TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST1500DL003 Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 6Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g 0.34% 60°C 5.8W
ST31500541AS Drive Only 1.5TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       655g   60°C 6.90W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W
ST31000520AS Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 341.5       622g   60°C 5.70W
ST1000DL002 Drive Only 1TB SATA 3Gb/s 5900RPM 422       635g   60°C 5.8W