Review: Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD
Reviewed by: Antonis Sapanidis
There comes a time when your
start to warn you that it is about to fail, and if the drive is almost
years old you might be okay with that, but at least you know that the
had a useful lifespan. However sometimes things don’t go as planned,
might have a hard drive that is almost seven years old but less than
use. Everything gets more complicated when that drive spent most of its
sitting idle, so it’s time to update and try to save any data that you
that dying drive. I went out therefore and start looking for a new
didn’t want to spend too much money on a hard drive, as I would prefer
it on a monitor or a new graphics card, so the drive needed to be
and it was also required to have similar capacity to the previous
drive. For me
therefore, the best value to performance appeared to be the Seagate
2TB, so I went and purchased this hard drive.
So let’s start this review by
taking a quick
look at the packaging and its contents, followed by some benchmarks.
Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD
As always, I will start this
taking a quick look at the package and the contents that are included,
this case there isn’t anything to show, only the hard drive.
Here is a look at the front of
Also the rear of the hard drive.
Specifications of the Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD
The specifications of the
hard drive as can be found in this PDF.
the above screenshot we can see all the available info for the Seagate
Barracuda 2TB HDD.
Let’s head to the next page
take a look at our testing methods and the review PC.