This FAQ applies to the following Maxtor-brand model numbers:
|Serial ATA (SATA)||Capacity (in GB)||Cache size (in MB)|
|STM31000340AS||1000 (1 TB)||32|
|STM31000640AS||1000 (1 TB)||16|
|STM31000333AS||1000 (1 TB)||32|
|STM31000334AS||1000 (1 TB)||32|
All these model numbers, with the "AS" suffix, are Serial ATA (3.0 Gbit/sec).
See here for a full list of features and benefits of the DiamondMax 21 family of drives.
See the jumpers for the Serial ATA drives here:
See Document ID: 194563 for information regarding Binary and Decimal calculations (if the drive's capacity appears to be less than expected).
Cable Requirements: See Document ID: 205479 for information on Serial ATA cabling.
Model Number Naming Conventions have changed with the release of the DiamondMax 21 series, since Seagate's acquisition of Maxtor. Seagate drives retain the prefix "ST", while Maxtor-brand drives have the prefix "STM".