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 119.49 16.74
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.99 15.39
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 0J22413 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Blue WD7500BPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 750 2 54.99 13.64
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 74.99 13.34
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 74.99 13.34
Western Digital Red WD10JFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 1000 3 83.95 11.91
Toshiba MQ01ABD050 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 44.99 11.11
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 89.99 11.11
Seagate Momentus LP STBD1000100 SATA 5400 1000 89.99 11.11
Western Digital WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 90.89 11.00
Western Digital Green WD15NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1500 2 139.99 10.72
Western Digital Black WD7500BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 72.95 10.28
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
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 99.99 10.00
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 105.58 9.47
Hitachi Travelstar Z7K500 HTS725050A7E630 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 53.99 9.26
Western Digital Blue WD10SPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 2 108.95 9.18
Hitachi Travelstar 0S02858 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 54.99 9.09
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 500 54.99 9.09
Western Digital Black WD5000BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 59.95 8.34
Samsung HN-M101MBB SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 64.99 7.69
Seagate Momentus ST905003N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 64.99 7.69
Toshiba PH2050U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 500 64.99 7.69
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 99.95 7.50
Western Digital WDBMYH5000ANC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 66.99 7.46
Seagate ST500LM021 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 69.99 7.14
Western Digital Product Line:AV-25 WD5000LUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 500 70.99 7.04
Seagate ST500LM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 74.99 6.67
Seagate ST500LT032 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 500 76.96 6.50
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500423AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 79.99 6.25
Toshiba MK6461GSYN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 3 108.99 5.87
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 119.95 5.34
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 3 99.95 5.00
Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 159.99 4.69
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 119.99 4.17
Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 145.99 3.42
Western Digital Product Line:VelociRaptor WD5000BHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 159.99 3.13
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD5000BEVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 3 199.95 2.50
HP Midline 507750-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 276.95 1.81
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 53.99 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 74.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2100U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB + 8GB NAND Flash 114.03 0.00
Toshiba PH2050U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB + 8GB NAND Flash 88.13 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

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
2012-10-01 $149.99 +70.00

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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