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Seagate STBD6000100 6TB 128MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Retail Kit
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Western Digital Blue WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard ...
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Silicon Power Armor A80 2TB USB 3.0 2.5" Military Grade Portable Hard Drive ...
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SAMSUNG P3 1TB USB 3.0 2.5" Portable External Hard Drive STSHX-MTD10EF
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TOSHIBA DT01ACA300 3TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive ...
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Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal ...
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Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 2.5" Portable External Hard Drive STDR2000101
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WD Black2 WD1001X06XDTL 1TB HDD + 120GB SSD 5400 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal ...
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Seagate ST2000VN000 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive - OEM
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Hard Drive Terms and Technologies Defined

Introduction

When shopping for a hard drive, you will often see terms such as revolutions per minute (RPM), seek time, and SATA™. These are ratings and technologies that dictate important aspects of the drive, like performance, compatibility, and more. By understanding what these terms mean, you can use them as metrics to compare hard drives.