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Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

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  • 7200 RPM 8MB Cache
  • SATA 3.0Gb/s
  • 90 days limited
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A great blend of performance and quality, the Seagate ST3160815AS is ideal for desktop computer whether meant for productivity or entertainment needs. It features 7200RMP spin speed and 8MB cache for continuous blistering data transfer over SATA 3.0Gb/s interface. Complete with stability and reliability Seagate are known for, the Seagate ST3160815AS hard drive delivers everything for you to work or play hard with full confidence.

  • newegg High Performance Featuring 7200RPM motor speed, high speed cache, SATA 3Gbps interface and large capacity, the Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 hard drives deliver solid performance to meet the demanding environments and applications.
  • newegg Perpendicular Recording Technology Perpendicular recording technology enables industry-leading capacity in existing standard form factors and improves performance by increasing data density while reducing moving parts for enhanced reliability.

Learn more about the Seagate ST3160815AS

Model

Brand
Seagate
Model
ST3160815AS
Packaging
Bare Drive

Performance

Interface
SATA 3.0Gb/s
Capacity
160GB
RPM
7200 RPM
Cache
8MB
Average Latency
4.16ms

Physical Spec

Form Factor
3.5"

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
90 days limited
Labor
90 days limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 90 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 90 days


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  • Chris P.
  • 8/10/2013 12:46:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsYou get what you pay for

Pros: -Very low cost
-Name brand in HDD's
-Sata II High Speeds

Cons: -Breaks easily
-Refurbished cheaply
-Low quality
-Low space

Other Thoughts: I had this hard drive for two days before it died on me. This drive wasn't fixable using SeaTools because of the massive amount of bad sectors. I'm lucky it broke today because my NewEgg warranty lasts for three months. I'll return this drive for a replacement and buy a new drive later in the year as this one can't be trusted.

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  • Devon G.
  • 5/23/2013 6:46:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Reasonably fast and inexpensive. Just what I needed. I was a little worried about it being refurbished, but so far no problems whatsoever. I plan to complement it with a fancier disk later, but so far, great!

Cons: The clicking noise when it is accessed is noticeable, but not very distracting at all. It does not produce any annoying platter whine. Great value.

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  • Thurston B.
  • 4/25/2013 6:52:10 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs1 Year and Still working Great

Pros: No, issues and still working after about 13 months. Worked right out of the box. Easy to install.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Great hard drive for the money

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  • Jason K.
  • 4/3/2013 5:02:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBuyer Beware

Pros: cheap

Cons: Dead On Arrival. I realize DOAs come with the territory when buying refurbs. However, be aware that these drives are likely OEM drives that have been refurbished by third parties, not by Seagate.

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  • John P.
  • 3/28/2013 6:59:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Impressive Service

Pros: I am very impressed with speed that my order took from start to delivery. One day and it was delivered the next.
I'll be back to order again.

Cons: Can't think of any.

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  • Paul B.
  • 3/26/2013 5:37:16 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat HDD

Pros: Great Seagate SATA HDD, especially the price.

Cons: The only issue is that it took a week to receive it.

Other Thoughts: Add free shipping to all orders so the long shipping time won't be so bad.

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  • Joseph R.
  • 3/14/2013 7:22:30 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsTERRIBLY LOUD

Pros: It works

Cons: It is so loud that I had to get rid of it. Never heard anything like it in a hard drive before.

I waited too long to install so it was too late to return to Newegg. Oh, well, I guess I'll take the hammer to it and throw it away.

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  • Daniel F.
  • 3/4/2013 2:23:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsTest immediately

Pros: Brand & Price

Cons: 3 out of 4 failed immediately on startup.

Other Thoughts: I suppose when you buy refurbished you get what you pay for. Test immediately on receipt - I wish I had.

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  • William S.
  • 2/27/2013 6:35:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsA steal

Pros: It was cheap. Dirt Cheap. $29.99 with free shipping. It works like a charm on a mini itx Linux Mint 12 build. I was shopping for a build as cheap as I could go, just because I could. Reliable...so far. But then again, if it dies, I'll just buy another one and reinstall Linux.

Cons: Did I say it was cheap? I wonder how reliable it is. Then again, if it dies, I'll slap another one in at this price and just reinstall Linux.

Other Thoughts: I did this with a mini ITX build. This hard drive cost less than my motherboard...barely. I'm a cheap guy and sometimes I pay for it. For 29.99 I was willing to take a chance. I don't keep my important documents on the hard drive, I back them up somewhere else. I've suffered catastrophic hard disk failure one too many times.

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  • Douglas K.
  • 2/24/2013 9:07:30 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDeath!

Pros: The name seagate, thats all.

Cons: The drives have 1000's of days use on them. They are not refurbished as claimed. Just formated and resold. They should be tossed int the trash. I won a computer repair shop and have replaced drives that were in better shape then these drives 1 of the 2 drives I received is down to 83% of its health life left. Newegg your good name is at staker here. Pull them of your site!!!

Other Thoughts: Never expected anything like this sold on Newegg..

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