Enterprise Performance 15K HDD (Savvio 15K)

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Poorly ventilated system cases can shorten the life of the 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 disk.

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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 get enough cooling, it is irrelevant in which direction they are mounted.

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Firmware Updates

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

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Serial ATA and Serial Attached SCSI Overview

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Utilities

  • DiscWizard

    Seagate DiscWizard works with Maxtor and Seagate disc drives. The software lets you quickly install your new disc drive with wizards that guide you through the processes of creating and formatting partitions on your disc drive, transfering data, 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 15K.3 15K.2 15K
Capacity 300GB 146GB 146.8GB 73.4GB 73GB 36GB
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Form Factor 2.5" 2.5" 2.5" 2.5" 2.5"" 2.5"
Interface Options SAS 6Gb/s SAS 6Gb/s SAS 6Gb/s SAS 6Gb/s SAS 3Gb/s SAS 3Gb/s
Performance            
Spindle Speed (RPM) 15000 15000 15000 15000 15000 15000
Cache (MB) 64 64 16 16 16 16
Transfer Rate, Max Ext (MB/s) 600 600 600 600    
Sustained Data Rate OD 202MB/s 202MB/s 152MB/s 152MB/s    
Average Latency (ms) 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
Power Management            
Idle, Typical Operating (W) 4.23 3.86 4.37 4.01    
Environmental            
Temperature            
Operating 5° to 55°C 5° to 55°C 5° to 55°C 5° to 55°C    
Non-operating -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C -40° to 70°C    
Shock            
Operating: Gs (ms) 40 (2ms) 40 (2ms) 20 (2ms) 20 (2ms)    
Non-operating: Gs (ms) 300 (2ms) 300 (2ms) 300 (2ms) 300 (2ms)    
Acoustics (bels - sound power)            
Idle 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25    
Operating 3.35 3.35 3.35 3.35    
Physical            
Height (in/mm) (maximum) 0.591/15.00 0.591/15.00 0.591/15.00 0.591/15.00 0.583/14.8 0.583/14.8
Width (in/mm) (maximum) 2.760/70.10 2.760/70.10 2.760/70.10 2.760/70.10 2.76/70 2.76/70
Length (in/mm) (maximum) 3.955/100.45 3.955/100.45 3.955/100.45 3.955/100.45 3.957/100.5 3.957/100.5
Weight (lb/g) 0.441/200 0.426/193 0.444/201 0.429/195 0.50/227 0.50/227
Model Number Generation Capacity Interface Spindle Speed (RPM) Cache (MB) Areal Density Encryption Maximum Operating Shock Maximum Length Maximum Width Maximum Height Typical Weight AFR Operating Temperature Average Operating Power Formatted Capacities
ST9300453SS 15K.3 300GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 64MB 448 Encryption/FIPS 40Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 200 0.44% 55°C 8.02W  
ST9300653SS 15K.3 300GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 64MB 448   40Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 200 0.44% 55°C 8.02W  
ST9300553SS 15K.3 300GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 64MB 448 Encryption 40Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 200 0.44% 55°C 8.02W  
ST9146653SS 15K.3 146GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 64MB 448 Encryption/FIPS 40Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 193 0.44% 55°C 7.54W  
ST9146753SS 15K.3 146GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 64MB 448 Encryption 40Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 193 0.44% 55°C 7.54W  
ST9146853SS 15K.3 146GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 64MB 448   40Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 193 0.44% 55°C 7.54W  
ST9146752SS 15K.2 146.8GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 16MB 237.1 Encryption 20Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 201 0.55% 55°C 7.22W  
ST9146852SS 15K.2 146.8GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 16MB 237.1   20Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 201 0.55% 55°C 7.22W  
ST973452SS 15K.2 73.4GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 16MB 237.1   20Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 195 0.55% 55°C 6.62W  
ST973252SS 15K.2 73.4GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 16MB 237.1 Encryption/FIPS 20Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 195 0.55% 55°C 6.62W  
ST973352SS 15K.2 73.4GB SAS 6Gb/s 15000RPM 16MB 237.1 Encryption 20Gs 100.45mm 70.10mm 15.00mm 195 0.55% 55°C 6.62W  
ST973451SS 15K 73GB SAS 3Gb/s 15000RPM 16MB       100.5mm 70mm 14.8mm          
ST936751SS 15K 36GB SAS 3Gb/s 15000RPM 16MB       100.5mm 70mm 14.8mm   0.55%