Expand the potential of your computer and give it a much-needed boost with the Seagate Barracuda 500GB HDD. The Seagate ST500DM002 model offers an easy-to-install interface via the included instructional pamphlet. This makes it easy and convenient for virtually any computer enthusiast. The internal computer component itself offers 500GB of additional storage. You can use it to supplement a smaller hard drive or work side-by-side with your existing hard drive. Either way, it can further expand your computing potential. The ST500DM002 model offers a 7200 RPM design, offering a quick and convenient reading speed. Users have the freedom to store video games, movies, programs, photos, or any additional data with plenty of space. The drive has the potential to store up to 100,000 photos, 125,000 songs, and up to 60 HD movies. It can even store up to 31 Blu-Ray movies. Consumers who purchase this hard drive can employ the standard SATA setup. This makes the component compatible with most personal computer setups, as well as with home servers. The Seagate Barracuda 500 GB internal Hard Disk Drive offers a familiar 3.5-inch form factor, which is common in desktop computers. The component offers up to 6GB/s storage via SATA. Thanks to the integrated AcuTrac servo technology, consumers can feel confident that their drive will consistently provide fast and accurate performance. The Seagate 500GB HDD offers a 16MB Cache, and it is capable of offering fast and convenient experience. Consequently, these features allow users to experience a faster and smoother experience for media consumption. It works well while you’re playing demanding video games or watching high-definition movies. Moreover, this computer component offers a number of additional features computer enthusiasts can take advantage of. The DiscWizard software and the hardware-based data security features comes preinstalled. The included DiscWizard software effectively allows the end consumer to optimize their hard-drive. It also enables the user to setup high capacities on their PC BIOS systems. On the other hand, the drives also offer an instant and secure erase feature. It offers a sheltered and safe environment for users to store their own data. The component also matches strict production requirements, including the NIST 800-88 media sanitization specification. These ensure that this electric component withstands the test of time. The Seagate Barracuda 500 GB capacity hard disk drive is produced with efficient manufacturing processes. It is designed to be environmentally friendly and to provide value for the consumer. At least 70% of the materials found in this desktop hard drive are recyclable. This desktop computer component offers advanced power modes to decrease power consumption while not use. It still maintains the computer’s overall performance when in use. The component will easily integrate within current setups that utilize a SATA interface. The Seagate 500GB utilizes a popular electrical outlet plug, called “Plug Type A” which is common for most computers. Although these drives offer a considerable amount, they are small and compact. Each is 19.99mm in height, 101.60mm in width, and 146.99mm in length. This device weighs 14 ounces.