The Seagate Momentus 5400.3 160GB HD is the first Seagate drive utilizing perpendicular recording technology. This innovative technology enables them to deliver 160GB in a single, 2.5-inch disc drive. Momentus 5400.3 is ideal for mainstream notebook PCs, with the best combination of performance and mobility. Its average 12.6ms seek time with an average latency of only 5.6ms, makes it uniquely fast at implementing requests. SoftSonic Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) motor makes this super-fast drive the world's only virtually silent hard drive, reduces vibration and minimizes heat output.
Seagate's QuietStep Ramp Load Technology is designed for silent operation and the Operational Shock Tolerance helps to reduce the failure rate of drives when used in rugged notebook operating environments and industrial applications. It comes with Seagate’s 5 year warranty and the full weight of the Seagate reputation! This is a great new offering from Seagate and a huge notebook drive!
- Ultra ATA 100 (ATA-6) InterfaceThe Ultra ATA 100 (ATA-6) interface provides up to 100 MB/s throughput for fast data transfer.
- Perpendicular RecordingPerpendicular 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.