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500GB BarraCuda Hard Disk Drive

2.5-Inch | SATA 6.0Gb/s | 5400RPM | 128MB Cache
Versatile. Fast. Dependable.
The Fiercest Hard Drive You've Ever Met.
BarraCuda leads the industry with the highest capacities for desktops and mobile computers. BarraCuda is a great option for upgrades at any price point.
Amazing Versatility
Get the most out of your storage with BarraCuda hard drives. From computers full of photos and memories to gaming PCs that need more room to play, BarraCuda grows with you.
Laptop and Mobile Storage
Experience the highest capacity, and the thinnest 2.5-inch hard drive you've ever seen. Massive storage for all of your application and data needs along with a slim 7mm form factor drive that makes system upgrades very easy.

500GB Seagate BarraCuda Specifications:


Form Factor
2.5″ HDD
SATA 6Gb/s
Formatted Capacity2
Rotational Speed
5,400 RPM
Cache / Data Buffer
Manufacturer Model Number


Height (max)
7.0mm (0.370″)
Width (max)
69.85mm (2.75″)
Length (max)
100.35mm (3.951″)
Weight (typical)
90g (0.198 lbs.)


Head-Rest Method
QuietStep Ramp Load
Load/Unload Cycles
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
1 per 1014 bits read


Transfer Rate (Max)
140 MB/s


Maximum Start Current, DC
1.0 Amp
Read Power (Average)
1.6 Watts
Write Power (Average)
1.7 Watts
Idle Mode (Average)
0.45 Watts

Environmental (Operating)

400 G max at 2ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
32°F to 140°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
0°C to 60°C
-304.8 m to 3,048 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000+ ft)

Environmental (Non-Operating)

1000 G max at 1ms
Ambient Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 158°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 70°C
-304.8 m to 12,192 m (-1000 ft to 40,000+ ft)


Idle (Typical)
2.0 bels
Seek (Typical)
2.2 bels
  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
  2. In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
  3. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Seagate p/n ST500LM030 UPC#: 763649089200
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