Green speed machine.

Barracuda® Green desktop hard drives feature capacities up to 2TB and a unique 5900-RPM spin speed to deliver the highest performance available in a green drive.

  • Up to 20% faster than other eco-friendly internal hard drives
  • Up to 44% less power consumption than standard desktop drives
  • Optimized performance with available 64MB cache and SATA 6Gb/s interface
  • SmartAlign™ technology for easy migration to the new Advanced Format 4K sector standard
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Big performance. Small eco-footprint.

Barracuda Green desktop hard drives deliver the best of both worlds: best-in-class performance and a small eco-footprint.

  • Sustained data transfer rates up to 144 MB/s
  • 70% or more of the materials used to build Barracuda Green hard drives are recyclable
  • Reduced power usage and heat output saves cooling costs and increases the drive’s useful life
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Delivers more storage.

Barracuda Green desktop hard drives are available in enormous 2TB or 1.5TB capacities. The 2TB models can hold up to 45 hours of 1080i, HD-DVCPRO encoded video—enough to produce several feature length video masterpieces.

Rest easy knowing that your Barracuda Green desktop hard drive will provide ample space and years of worry-free operation.

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Easily migrates to Advanced Format 4K sector technology.

The Barracuda Green desktop hard drive includes Seagate® SmartAlign™ technology. This innovation helps you easily get all the benefits of the new Advanced Format 4K sector standard—no utilities, no extra steps.

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SmartAlign™ technology for easy 4K migration.

A change is coming to the hard drive industry. The smallest sector of organized data on a drive is moving from 512 to 4,096 bytes. The format, known as Advanced Format (AF) 4K, offers advantages like increased efficiency, but migrating your drive can be challenging.

Luckily, Seagate® is ready to help you make a seamless transition to 4K sectors.

Seagate® Barracuda® Green desktop hard drives feature Seagate SmartAlign technology, which automatically does the work of AF migration in the background. The drive’s performance is not affected, and there is no need for time-consuming utilities required by other AF-enabled drives.


Legendary Barracuda quality.

Barracuda Green desktop hard drives are a new generation of the world’s most popular family of desktop hard drives. With more than 600,000,000 units installed, Barracuda drives offer industry-leading environmental stewardship:

  • Up to 50% of the materials used in the manufacture of Barracuda drives come from recycled sources
  • Barracuda drives comply with the RoHS directive on hazardous materials
  • 70% or more of the materials used to build Barracuda drives are recyclable

This legendary family of hard drives also offers a host of Seagate innovations, like these Barracuda Green desktop hard drive features:

  • Increased capacity and dependability using proven perpendicular magnetic recording technology
  • Whisper-quiet operation with the Seagate SoftSoni™ motor
  • The only utility-free Advanced Format hard drives—now available with Barracuda Green drives


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