Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS (500 GB)

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Item 4769: Seagate Momentus XT 500GB ST95005620AS
BrandSeagate
FamilyMomentus XT
PartST95005620AS
Size500 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM7200
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed3 Gb/s
ST95005620AS Reviews12 (avg: 4.3/5)
Disk Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi MQ01ABB200 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 2000 118.80 16.84
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 0J22413 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 59.99 16.67
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.99 15.39
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 67.99 14.71
Western Digital Green WD20NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 2000 139.99 14.29
Western Digital Blue WD7500BPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 750 2 54.99 13.64
Western Digital Red WD10JFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 1000 3 74.99 13.34
Toshiba HDKBB97 SATA 5400 8 750 59.99 12.50
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 79.99 12.50
Seagate Momentus LP STBD1000100 SATA 5400 1000 79.99 12.50
Western Digital Black WD7500BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 64.99 11.54
Western Digital Red WD7500BFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 750 3 64.99 11.54
Western Digital Green WD15NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1500 2 139.99 10.72
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 500 46.99 10.64
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 94.99 10.53
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 95.95 10.42
Western Digital Blue WD5000LPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 500 2 48.95 10.21
Samsung Spinpoint M8 HN-M500MBB SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 49.99 10.00
Toshiba PH2050U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 500 54.99 9.09
Western Digital Blue WD7500LPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 750 2 84.99 8.82
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 ST9500325AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 58.99 8.48
Western Digital Black WD5000BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 59.95 8.34
Seagate Momentus ST905003N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 59.99 8.33
Hitachi Travelstar Z7K500 HTS725050A7E630 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 59.99 8.33
Seagate ST500LM021 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 59.99 8.33
Hitachi 0J11561 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 3 64.99 7.69
Samsung HN-M101MBB SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 64.99 7.69
Western Digital Product Line:AV-25 WD5000LUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 500 64.99 7.69
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500423AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 69.99 7.14
Seagate ST500LM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 71.31 7.01
Seagate ST500LT032 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 500 76.96 6.50
Toshiba MQ01ABD050 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 78.95 6.33
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 3 97.95 5.10
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000LPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 2 99.95 5.00
Toshiba MQ01ABD075 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 149.95 5.00
Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 151.99 4.93
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 119.99 4.17
Western Digital Product Line:VelociRaptor WD5000BHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 144.99 3.45
Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 154.99 3.23
Seagate Constellation.2 ST9500620NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 164.99 3.03
Toshiba MKxx65GSX Series MK5065GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 249.95 2.00
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 54.99 0.00
Seagate SuperSpeed HDD STBD1000400 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1TB + 8GB SSD 109.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABF050H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB/SLC 8GB 69.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABD100H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB+8GB 89.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2100U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB + 8GB NAND Flash 107.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-09-25 $154.99 +9.00
2013-09-12 $145.99 +21.00
2013-04-03 $124.99 -5.00
2013-03-01 $129.99 +10.00
2013-02-21 $119.99 +10.00
2013-02-19 $109.99 +10.00
2013-01-21 $99.99 +10.00
2012-11-29 $89.99 +10.00
2012-11-04 $79.99 -10.00
2012-10-01 $89.99 -60.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 3Gb/s
Cache32MB
Capacity500GB
Performance
Random write seek time13ms
I/O data transfer rate300MB/s
Average latency4.17ms
Spin Speed (RPM)7200 RPM
Random read seek time11ms
Power
Average operating power1.1W
Average idle power0.8W
5V start max current1.0A
Average seek power2.2W
Acoustics
Acoustics (Seek Volume)2.6 bels
Acoustics (Idle Volume)2.3 bels
Reliability
Annual Failure Rate0.5%
Physical
Width69.85mm (2.75 in)
Length100.35mm (3.951 in)
Weight (typical)110g (.238 lb)
Height9.5mm (0.370 in)

External links

Seagate ST95005620AS Reviews & Benchmarks

Techgage - Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Editor's Choice - Nov. 1, 2010
Silent PC Review - Seagate Momentus XT: The Best of Both Worlds? Recommended - Sept. 12, 2010
X-bit labs - Seagate Momentus XT: Hybrid Drive in Action - Aug. 17, 2010
Bjorn3D - Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid Platter/SSD (8.5/10) Silver Bear Award - May 25, 2010
StorageReview.com - Seagate Momentus XT Review Editor's Choice - May 24, 2010
Hot Hardware - Seagate Momentus XT Solid State Hybrid Preview - May 24, 2010
Benchmark Reviews - Seagate Momentus-XT Solid State Hybrid Drive - May 24, 2010
Legit Reviews - Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive Review Value Award - May 24, 2010

Other Seagate Momentus XT Reviews & Benchmarks

Big Bruin - Seagate 750GB Momentus XT Hybrid Drive - Dec. 13, 2012
Hardware Secrets - Seagate Momentus XT 750 GB Hybrid HDD Review - Feb. 28, 2012
TechwareLabs - Seagate Momentus XT 750 GB Hybrid Hard Drive - Feb. 27, 2012
Hot Hardware - Seagate Momentus XT 750GB Hybrid Drive - Dec. 18, 2011
Legit Reviews - Seagate Momentus XT 750GB Hybrid Drive Review (ST750LX003) - Nov. 28, 2011
Bjorn3D - Seagate Momentus XT 750GB Gen 2 (ST750LX003) - Nov. 28, 2011
Benchmark Reviews - Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid ST750LX003 - Nov. 28, 2011

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