You can expand your computer’s storage potential with the Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS internal hard drive. This impressive and reliable component can offer 500GB capacity. That can allow users to store up to 8,500 hours of music, 320 hours of video, or up to 100,000 high definition photos. Unlike other drives, this internal computer component does not sacrifice speed for capacity. In fact, the Seagate Barracuda drive can offer a spindle speed of 7200RPM and a 32MB buffer, allowing for quick read and write functionality. Fashioned to be operated 24/7, the Seagate Barracuda 500GB internal firmware can offer best in class rotational vibration tolerance, effectively increasing the component’s lifetime.This large and reliable hard disk drive connects to the PC motherboard via the SATA interface. It is capable of transferring up to 3.0 GB/s. The device is also equipped with an SAS interface for those who prefer that over SATA. This particular hard drive is offered in a 3.5 inch form factor, common among most desktop computers. While in use, you can expect an average latency of around 4.16 ms. Although many can use this hard drive for their desktop, the device additionally can offer a secure and reliable solution for companies to increase their storage capacity. The ST3500320NS can be attached to a network to operate as network attached storage (NAS). Furthermore, this component can help business computers manage storage-hungry applications, reference and compliance data management, offer enterprise style backup and restore, infrastructure support, and more.The Seagate Barracuda utilizes PowerTrim Technology, which can effectively enable dynamic energy saving for power savings, efficient use, and lower heat generation. However, while operating at maximum capacity, the device offers up to 300mbps transfer rate (via SATA interface). This can allow you to easily transfer large programs and files within a short period of time. Beyond its powerful capabilities, the Seagate EC.2 model ST3500320NS 3.5 inch SATA hard drive can offer a power saving and environmental approach. The device has been dynamically optimized for power consumption, effectively improving GB per watt by up to 55%. It can also reduce hard drive power consumption by up to 20%.Once installed, you can appreciate the fast writing of large files in a short amount of time thanks to its high end components. Further, you can thoroughly enjoy the multitasking saving and writing functionality along with the self diagnostic capability. This can allow you to perform a self test and report any errors that are found. This device can offer an average search seek time of around 8.5 ms and an average write seek time of about 9.5 ms. Further, this electrical PC component uses only 8 watts while in idle mode and operates on 10.6 to 11.6 watts while in normal use.The ST3500320NS is quite compact and small at a height of 26.1 mm, a width of 101.60 mm, and a length of about 147 mm. As with most PC components, these hard disk drives can be operated in an environment with a temperature between 5 and 55 degrees Celsius. While in use, the device can handle shock up to 63 Gs. However, while not in use, this component can handle upwards of 300 Gs.