Good performance for a low power drive.
Supports 6-Gbps SATA.
Great upgrade drive.
4K sector standard.
SATA 6Gb/s support is still a gimmick.
Slow rotational speed.
Competing drive costs less.
By BeHardware on August 30, 2011
Unfortunately there's no such thing as the perfect hard drive and you'll have to choose your drive according to your priorities. If you’re looking for performance, for a model that will also be serving as a primary drive for example, you’ll want...-
By PCWorld India on July 20, 2011
Meant to be a low-power drive, the Seagate Barracuda Green 2 TB drive does not compromise on performance. Its price just might make this buying this drive a real steal, too....79
By Hardware Secrets on May 27, 2011
We were really impressed by the Barracuda Green 2 TB. It achieved practically the same performance level of the Barracuda XT 2 TB, while costing half as much. Also, it was 15% faster than its predecessor, the Barracuda LP 2 TB. Seagate is definitely...-
By Bright Side of News on April 10, 2011
Although this drive may not be the fastest of the bunch, it is more certainly the best bang for your buck out of the drives we've tested so far. We were fairly surprised with some of the performance that this drive was capable ofdelivering but were...-
By APC Magazine on March 19, 2011
With exponentially increasing electricity bills continuing to cause depression among IT managers and SOHO owners across the land, the rush for power-saving computing is well and truly on. Hard drive manufacturers are getting in on the act, with a...80
By TechReviewSource on March 18, 2011
3.50 may not always get a lot of respect in the computer industry, but few other products have experienced more exciting price-performance movement across their lifetimes. Hard drives capable of carrying multiple terabytes of data are becoming...70
By PC Mag on March 17, 2011
Seagate's new 2TB version of its Barracuda Green hard drive offers lots of low-power storage and support for 6-Gbps SATA, but you'll have to pay for the privileges. Buy it...70
By HotHardware on February 07, 2011
The Barracuda Green performed well, but is not a barn burner in light of higher-end 7200 RPM drives. After several benchmarks, it's clear that the drive performs step slower than the two 7200 RPM models we compared it to, the Barracuda XT and...-
By Overclockers Club on February 06, 2011
The Seagate Barracuda Green drive with Advanced Format and Smart Align technology is a beast to be reckoned with. This drive is all about a balance of strong performance with low overhead. For just a bit more than $100 you get a massive 2TB of space...-
By Bjorn3D on February 03, 2011
It is a bit hard to image that computers make mistakes, but it does quite often, though it goes unseen. Hard disks, for example, have 1 error per every thousand bits. Imagine that the part of a system with the most valuable information contains data...80