In today's market you have many hard drives to choose from.
That is unless you are still rockin windows XP or you still have a
computer with a BIOS. That's right, unless you have a brand
new motherboard with a UEFI or UEFI hybrid, you aren't going to be
using a new 3TB hard drive without additional hardware.
Seagate is trying to change all of that. They are introducing
a 3TB drive that you can use without additional hardware in a
computer with a BIOS and even in windows XP. Let's
take a look.
Key Features & Benefits
▪ 3TB of capacity
easily configurable with Seagate® DiscWizard™ software to overcome
legacy capacity limits of 2.1TB with no additional hardware
capacity meets the demands of today's storage-craving
applications, such as high-performance game systems and video
▪ SATA 6Gb/s interface
enables the use of the industry's newest and fastest hard drive
controllers targeted for high-performance desktop, gaming and
entry-level server systems.
▪ 7200-RPM drive
complements the massive capacity, delivering a powerful
combination of storage and high-end desktop performance.
▪ 64MB cache optimizes
burst performance and reduces data throughput bottlenecks.
Best Fit Applications
• High-performance PC gaming systems
• High-definition video editing and production
• Home servers and workstations
• Desktop RAID
• FireWire 800- or eSATA-enabled external storage