The Samsung Spinpoint F3 operates at 7200RPM and with this offering being 1TB of data storage capacity using just two 500GB per platter disks it offers suberb speeds. As well as meeting datacentre requirements for addition storage to meet rising demand and increasing performance needs, the new drives also deliver high-performance with lower power for desktop computers and servers.
The Samsung Spinpoint drive offers a superior combination of density, recording quality and reliability. It also features Samsung's industry-leading NoiseGuard and SilentSeek technologies to eliminate acoustic noise. Servers, high-end desktops, RAID systems and DVRs are among the applications well suited to the Spinpoint drive.
Device Type Hard drive - internal
Width 10.2 cm
Depth 14.7 cm
Height 2.6 cm
Weight 0.63 kg
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
Capacity 1 TB
Interface Type Serial ATA-300
Buffer Size 32 MB
Features NoiseGuard, SilentSeek technology, Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR), Rotational Vibration (RV) compensation technology, Flying On Demand (FOD) Technology
Compliant Standards S.M.A.R.T.
Drive Transfer Rate 300 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 250 MBps
Seek Time 8.9 ms (average)
Average Latency 4.17 ms
Spindle Speed 7200 rpm
Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^15
Start / Stop Cycles 50,000
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces 1 x Serial ATA-300 - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H
Works with Windows Vista Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC's running.
Compliant Standards RoHS
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 60 °C
Humidity Range Operating 5 - 90%
Shock Tolerance 70 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (operating) / 300 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (non-operating)