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Item#: N82E16822178125

Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 500GB 5400 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Notebook Hard Drive

  • 7.0 mm height,5400RPM
  • Seagate 7mm HDD are compatible with all 9.5mm systems. Both drives support standard SATA interfaces.
  • Seagate SmartAlign technology
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Seagate integrators and OEM customers are faced with an increasing demand for thinner yet fully functional mainstream laptop computing solutions. Until recently, the only option for these thinner solutions revolved around high-priced, slow performing 1.8-inch drives and high-priced, fast solid state drives. Because both storage types were costly options, system designers had no choice but to build thinner chassis only for their high-end lines. Enter Seagate ingenuity.


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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Reid N.
  • 10/12/2014 11:16:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsHad to RMA back to Seagate after 6 months

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Failed after 6 months. Non-recoverable. SMART failure

Other Thoughts: Seagate has great warranty support

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  • Naomi L.
  • 9/22/2014 7:52:47 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsTech

Pros: Works great no problems and seems to be much faster than the regular size drives.

Cons: None

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  • Chip H.
  • 6/12/2014 6:15:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Got this for a ps3 and it works great. So far it has been flawless.

Cons: I have had no major concerns.

Other Thoughts: There might be something better on the market but for the price this one has worked very well. I would not hesitate to buy this item for a ps3.

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  • Nicholas O.
  • 3/20/2014 3:21:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect for PS3

Pros: Used this 500 GB Drive to replace the factory 160 GB drive in my PS3.
Install was smooth and easy.
Running great since Sept 2013.

Cons: None. Got this item at a great price also.

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  • Thomas M.
  • 3/7/2014 6:50:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggstm1171

Pros: This HDD came in my laptop and has lasted coming on three years now. It still performs like it is new and has lasted through several drops while running. It is a decent drive for playing games on which is the type of things I do

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I would strongly recommend this drive to someone looking for a good reliable HDD with plenty of space.

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  • Kaddy's R.
  • 2/4/2014 12:10:12 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDead in 1.5 months

Pros: It fits in the laptop.

Cons: Replaced an S3-391 bad drive. Eventually, the computer would only boot sometimes. The drive showed up on my SATA dock after a couple drives and I ran a scan and it checked out.

I proceeded to replace other parts, only to find out the drive was causing the problem. Popped in another drive temporarily and it booted up and works fine. Doing an exchange but wasted a lot of time on this =/

Other Thoughts: Wish the laptop didn't only fit thin drives lol

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  • Robert W.
  • 1/18/2014 7:26:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsGood Seagate product

Pros: The hard drive runs cool and quickly. it is a nice small design for a 500gb drive.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: As with any thing that is mass produced and has moving parts there is always a likelihood of a bad apple. Do not be swayed because someone gets a bad one. It's bound to happen. This is a great drive and I think it is a great choice if you need a sleek and dependable drive.

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  • Andre N.
  • 12/22/2013 7:48:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice

Pros: Good hard drive for a 5400 rpm. Does what is supposed to do

Cons: No cons

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  • terrell h.
  • 12/13/2013 1:07:49 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggslike it so far

Pros: like it so far it was easy to install and it came quickly then I inspected to come to my house, now my PlayStation 3 got 500 gigs in it run good still in this something go wrong with it I'll let you know so far so good

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: none

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  • Jorge L.
  • 10/29/2013 9:45:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: Thin

Cons: Dead On Arrival. Installed it and noticed Windows was taking to long to install. Ran test and failed. Loaded a Linux live cd and reported several bad sectors.

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