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Cheetah FAQs

See our most frequently asked questions about Cheetah internal hard drives.

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Poorly ventilated system cases can shorten the life of a hard drive

Ambient air temperatures of 95°F (35°C) or greater and poor ventilation from the smaller case designs of Shuttle boxes, LAN party boxes, racks, cabinets and drawers, can shorten the life of your hard disc.

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Can I physically install my drive sideways, upside down or vertically?

All Seagate and Maxtor-brand hard drives can be fitted sideways or upside down. As long as they are not moved during use and receive sufficient cooling, it is irrelevant in which direction they are mounted.

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How can I troubleshoot time-out errors for SCSI drives?

Troubleshooting and Configuration Tips for SCSI Time Outs

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Utilities

Utilities

  • 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

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

Specifications

 
Capacity 600GB 450GB 300GB
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Form Factor 3.5" 3.5" 3.5"
Interface Options Fibre Channel 4Gb/s, SAS 6Gb/s Fibre Channel 4Gb/s, SAS 6Gb/s Fibre Channel 4Gb/s
Performance      
Spindle Speed (RPM) 10000 10000 10000
Cache (MB) 16 16 16
Average Latency (ms) 2.98 2.98 2.98
Physical      
Height (in/mm) (maximum) 1.013/25.73 1.013/25.73 1.013/25.73
Width (in/mm) (maximum) 3.999/101.57 3.999/101.57 3.999/101.57
Length (in/mm) (maximum) 5.769/146.53 5.769/146.53 5.769/146.53
Weight (lbs/g) 1.482/672 1.482/672 1.482/672
Model Number Generation Capacity Interface Spindle Speed (RPM) Cache (MB) Areal Density Storage Type Maximum Length Maximum Width Maximum Height Typical Weight AFR Operating Temperature Average Operating Power
ST3600002SS   600GB SAS 6Gb/s 10000RPM 16MB 225   146.53mm 101.57mm 25.73mm 672g 0.55%    
ST3600002FC   600GB Fibre Channel 4Gb/s 10000RPM 16MB 225   146.53mm 101.57mm 25.73mm 672g 0.55%    
ST3450802SS   450GB SAS 6Gb/s 10000RPM 16MB 225   146.53mm 101.57mm 25.73mm 672g 0.55%    
ST3450802FC   450GB Fibre Channel 4Gb/s 10000RPM 16MB 225   146.53mm 101.57mm 25.73mm 672g 0.55%    
ST3300602FC   300GB Fibre Channel 4Gb/s 10000RPM 16MB 225   146.53mm 101.57mm 25.73mm 672g 0.55%