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Seagate 3TB Barracuda Internal Hard Drive - £109.99 Delivered @ Ebuyer

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SATA-III 3.5" Hard Drive
- 7200RPM 64MB Cache
- With Seagate Acutrac, Opticache & SmartAlign Software
- 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Key Advantages
Double your capacity and drive down costs with the industry’s first 1TB-per-disk hard drive technology.
Up to 3TB capacity with 7200-RPM performance. Why compromise?
SATA-III 6Gb/s interface optimizes burst performance
Seagate AcuTrac servo technology delivers dependable performance, even with hard drive track widths of only 75 nanometers.
Seagate OptiCache technology boosts overall performance by as much as 45% over the previous generation.
Seagate SmartAlign technology provides a simple, transparent migration to Advanced Format 4K sectors.
Free Seagate DiscWizard™ software allows you to install a 3TB hard drive in Windows, including XP, without UEFI BIOS.
Best-Fit Applications
Desktop or all-in-one PCs
Home servers
PC-based gaming systems
Desktop RAID
Direct-attached external storage devices (DAS)
Network-attached storage devices (NAS)
Count on Barracuda drives to deliver the storage innovations that drive your costs down and your performance up.
7200 RPM performance–from 250GB all the way up to 3TB
OptiCache technology further exploits big 64MB cache sizes and improved micro processor capabilities
SATA-III 6Gb/s technology to further maximize performance
Maximizes hard drive storage densities.

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Top Comments (5)

    ToneEQ
    stevenmoseley
    ToneEQ
    £5 cheaper than when I checked yesterday, HOT!

    ...but I'm still waiting until they're under £100.00, I have 4 x 2TB Samsung drives to upgrade!


    You ever kissed a girl before?


    :D LOL! married with 3 children, but thanks for the stereotypical geek implying reply! 2 for movies, 1 for TV shows and 1 for music, no hidden partitions :p
    sparkeeh
    Gort1951
    You ever kissed a girl before?

    I once saw a girl's knickers although it was in a Littlewoods Catalogue.

    Still counts
    stevenmoseley
    ToneEQ
    £5 cheaper than when I checked yesterday, HOT!

    ...but I'm still waiting until they're under £100.00, I have 4 x 2TB Samsung drives to upgrade!


    You ever kissed a girl before?
    jukkie
    gunsNbutter
    Before “The Flood”, Financial Famine, due to competition, was the reality. After The Flood, it became Financial Gluttony. It is as if the jokers were making up for the [past] “Financial Sins of Competition”.

    Humanity/Relativity, oka Exclusivity & Division, works according to Supply & Demand whereas Divinity/Reality is Sharing & Unity. As such, ALL human activity is about Me First & Last. So long as there is monopolistic tendencies, Supply & Demand [S&D] will be the patsy used for justifying everything Of Humanity, oka Of Frivolity & Nonsense.

    This cannot last because S&D is about competition – unless Monopoly is ruling. A newish slant to this game is that in big business, monopoly is about The Gang and not so much The Kid. In a flash reminiscent of a Valid Flood, The HDD Gang of Four became The Gang of Two. WD has a valid excuse but Seagate has little. Afterall, someone gottas pay for The Samsung Baby purchase and pay they do with not only the price-jackoff but with the warranty roulette too. SSD was fingered to be a potential counterbalance but not when Seagate is eyeing OCZ. This Tentacle of The Bookie, Zer Chosen Vun, truly has zero limit. Aha, one may say, wouldn’t you like to be in their shoes.

    People ought to ask themselves [and not others] the psyche behind “Infinitising” – the desire to be larger, and larger. Afterall, it does not take much to overtake the desire for whores, drugs and entertainment – not when a desire has no limit because it is a thought [of The Past] – the reason why “Recreation” then becomes the byword with newer and more fanciful ways of whoring, drugging and entertaining. It will never end because of that patsy, S&D.

    After all the Pros & Cons, reducing the warranty period is the biggest visible sin of them all and yet, people are still advising, “Back Up’s yer Man”. The saviours’ way of justifying [their] worship[pers]. It is benevolent to remember that even that Tentacle of The Bookie, Quackery & Handler, is forced to parrot that Prevention is better than the cure. Couldn’t Seagate make a better drive, eh? Afterall, wouldn’t you’ll be selling ‘em like hotcakes and overwhelming the competition [What Competition?] should you have a drive which you could warranty for, say, 10 years, at the price of what the competition is selling?

    Realise that the duty of The Bookie is to profit from Disagreement and once a disagreement is flowing, He’s gotcha. Everytime. Like, “Bakup” vs “What Backup?”, when the reality is, “Seagate, make a technically and financially better HDD”. ‘But why should I when you boyos are buying ‘em crapola like hotcakes?’. As such, “Evil” is not in others/another because A/The Stone [Dead] has neither Rhyme nor Reason for what it does, “Evil” is when you know you should not do eet but, “What the heck”, before unzipping yer fly. Watch out, though, because someone’s gottas pays fer the baby’s upkeep – unless Progeny is merely a patsy/word for one’s whoring, drugging and entertaining ways. Just like the Famous, Fortunate and the Immortalised and their “Black Babies” – ja, zer blicker, zer better fur Zer Final Photoshoot. Do not be[come] popular, be wise and soon, Infinitisers the likes of “Seagate” will have to play The Economies of Scale [EoS] Game and not The Monopolistic Game. Afterall, The EoS is being realised by the sweat and tears of those who sin is to be born somewhere where the sun seldom shines – only to afford the whoring, drugging and entertainment of The Monopolists – thereby driving The Bookie’s Agenda, perpetual enslavement for all, regardless of The Stupidity of The Pros or the Dumbness of The Cons.

    Just wondered if you believe anyone will actually bother reading that?
    ToneEQ
    MrMarvelous
    Voted cold, Seagate are very unreliable drives. Had my 1TB fail on me, i'd pay a little bit more to get a Samsung or an WD. Will add that their RMA service was excellent though, got my replacement out to me the same day they received the drive.


    Just Western Digital now, Samsung already bought by Seagate!
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/87/Diagram_of_Hard_Disk_Drive_Manufacturer_Consolidation.svg

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    canada16
    I have a QNAP NAS, and a 2tb drive full of content, I want to take that out do a factory re-set and instal this and transfer all the files.

    Can this be done if I put the 2TB drive in the other bay and transfer the files? never done it before.

    Thanks
    ds2000
    Yes you can! Even better get 2 and mirror them!

    Great price for 3tb!
    canada16
    Ah sweet, want to reset everything. and get a new HDD, Cant afford 2 at the moment, but will buy one next month

    Thanks for that
    binned-it
    That is a good price but I'm looking for an external hard drive rather than an internal. Can anyone point out a good enclosure to put this in (not a NAS enclosure though)?
    Guyver99
    Will Windows XP see a 3TB using SATA II not III??
    mrtech007
    binned-it
    That is a good price but I'm looking for an external hard drive rather than an internal. Can anyone point out a good enclosure to put this in (not a NAS enclosure though)?

    i got an icy box enclosure off amazon its got a fan and a blue led witch you can switch off
    its brilliant............£ 20 shipped there abouts
    mrtech007
    mrtech007
    binned-it
    That is a good price but I'm looking for an external hard drive rather than an internal. Can anyone point out a good enclosure to put this in (not a NAS enclosure though)?

    i got an icy box enclosure off amazon its got a fan and a blue led witch you can switch off
    its brilliant............£ 20 shipped there abouts

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Icybox-IB-371StUS2-B-External-Enclosure-3-5-inch/dp/B0038311C2/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1343902626&sr=8-5
    Aquai
    I have one of these drives and it's great, fast load times and so far it's been reliable. Highly recommended and about the same price I paid for mine a year ago, HOT from me
    InkZ
    I hate the idea of drives this big. So much to lose if it dies. Better to have multiple smaller drives if your case allows.
    bez
    Too hot/noisy for me. Hoping the green drives drop in price now...
    babyface198417
    InkZ
    I hate the idea of drives this big. So much to lose if it dies. Better to have multiple smaller drives if your case allows.


    one word, backup
    binned-it
    mrtech007
    mrtech007
    binned-it
    That is a good price but I'm looking for an external hard drive rather than an internal. Can anyone point out a good enclosure to put this in (not a NAS enclosure though)?

    i got an icy box enclosure off amazon its got a fan and a blue led witch you can switch off
    its brilliant............£ 20 shipped there abouts

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Icybox-IB-371StUS2-B-External-Enclosure-3-5-inch/dp/B0038311C2/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1343902626&sr=8-5


    Oh that looks good thanks. Just finding internal drives like this are so much cheaper than externals of the same size that it may be better to get this and and inclosure.
    djrikki
    InkZ
    I hate the idea of drives this big. So much to lose if it dies. Better to have multiple smaller drives if your case allows.


    This gets said every year. Back when we went from 500mb to 1.2gb it was the same war cry. There's twice the chance of a problem by running twice as many drives in your system.

    Backup is the key to everything and having a duplicate of your stuff makes sense.
    WalterSmith
    have amazon not price matched this yet?
    ToneEQ
    £5 cheaper than when I checked yesterday, HOT!

    ...but I'm still waiting until they're under £100.00, I have 4 x 2TB Samsung drives to upgrade!
    u0421793
    canada16
    Ah sweet, want to reset everything. and get a new HDD, Cant afford 2 at the moment, but will buy one next month

    Thanks for that

    Probably a good strategy as it'll reduce the risk of both failing at once, like when light bulbs used to go in the house all about the same time because they were bought and fitted around the same time.
    stevenmoseley
    ToneEQ
    £5 cheaper than when I checked yesterday, HOT!

    ...but I'm still waiting until they're under £100.00, I have 4 x 2TB Samsung drives to upgrade!


    You ever kissed a girl before?
    ToneEQ
    stevenmoseley
    ToneEQ
    £5 cheaper than when I checked yesterday, HOT!

    ...but I'm still waiting until they're under £100.00, I have 4 x 2TB Samsung drives to upgrade!


    You ever kissed a girl before?


    :D LOL! married with 3 children, but thanks for the stereotypical geek implying reply! 2 for movies, 1 for TV shows and 1 for music, no hidden partitions :p
    MBeeching
    ToneEQ
    £5 cheaper than when I checked yesterday, HOT!

    ...but I'm still waiting until they're under £100.00, I have 4 x 2TB Samsung drives to upgrade!


    I thought I was bad, that is obsessive hoarding :p
    Hope two of those are mirrored.
    Hootwo
    Hot - Lowest price I've seen so far.
    I have two of these whch are quiet, don't run hot and are quick to read and write.
    With XP I would stick to 2TB drives as there are limitations/complications with drives greater than 2.2TB

    Edited By: Hootwo on Aug 02, 2012 12:25

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