I don't think these drives have been on sale cheaper than this - worth checking out as they offer high speed transfer with the in-built 4GB flash component along with a traditional platter.
Powerful, intelligent, affordable - solid-state hybrid drives deliver SSD-like performance without sacrificing storage capacity and affordability.
- Adaptive Memory™ technology
- 80% faster than traditional 7,200-RPM drives
- Boot within seconds of a laptop with SSD
- Work in any standard laptop with any OS
- Seagate 5-year limited warranty
The Seagate Momentus® XT solid state hybrid drive combines SSD-like performance with affordable high-capacity hard drive storage for laptops, external backup and small form factor desktop PCs. This drive is designed for all standard laptop PCs and is OS-, driver- and software-independent, making it easy to integrate and easy to use.
The Momentus XT drive offers hybrid storage with Adaptive Memory technology, enabling the drive to deliver higher capacities up to 500GB and SSD-like performance.
Adaptive Memory Technology
Designed with high-performance core components on an innovative platform, the Momentus XTdrive consists of a 7200-RPM hard drive with 32MB of cache, 4GB of solid state SLC NAND flash storage, and Adaptive Memory self-learning technology. Adaptive Memory technology intelligently monitors frequently used applications and data fi les, then places them into the solid state portion of the drive so they can be quickly recalled. Adaptive Memory technology enables the drive to tailor its performance to the user.Whether you are gaming, editing digital media or crunching numbers, the performance is optimized and ready for your next move.
- 500GB, 320GB and 250GB hard drive capacity options
- 4GB SLC NAND solid-state memory
- 7,200-RPM spindle speed
- 32MB of drive-level cache
- SATA 3-Gb/s interface with Native Command Queuing
- High-end laptops and workstations
- High-performance gamer laptops
- Fast external enclosures: USB 3.0, eSATA
- Small form factor PCs
- High performance Desktop Storage