Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB SATA300

  • Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB SATA300
80
Based on 8 scores, 18 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Good performance for a low power drive.
  • Priced well.
  • Widely available.

Cons:

  • SATA 6Gb/s support is still a gimmick.
  • Slow rotational speed.

Expert reviews and ratings

By BeHardware on

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 79

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....

By Hardware Secrets on

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

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 80

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...

By TechReviewSource on 70

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...

By PC Mag on 70

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...

By HotHardware on

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

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 80

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...

By StorageReview on

The Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB hard drive is an excellent upgrade to the older 2TB LP. By shifting to a three platter design instead of four 500GB platters on the old model, they took advantage of the increased speed that comes with greater density....

By TechwareLabs on

When it comes to digital storage, you can’t have enough. Whether you download a lot of music, take a lot of pictures, or are a file hoarder, you know the GB’s can add up. Now-a-days, companies are offering large drives, and don’t make...

By PCQuest on

The 'Green' initiatives in hard-drive space have been on fora couple of years. Before we explore what differentiatesSeagate's Green 2TB drive from other drives in this seg-ment, let's find out what is the 'Advanced Format'....

By Club Overclocker on 90

The Barracuda Green is a great drive it features 6Gb/Sec interface, 4K sector formatting and a large 64MB cache. These drives are great for your storage needs. Pair these drives with a super fast SSD for your operating system and you're good to...

International Review By Clube do Hardware on

O Barracuda Green 2 TB é o primeiro disco rígido da Seagate a usar setores de 4 KB em vez de 512 bytes. O novo padrão, também conhecido como Formato Avançado (“Advanced Format”) ou simplesmente “AF”,...

International Review By GinjFo on 85

Le Barracuda Green 2 To est un disque dur 3,5 pouces nouvelle génération de Seagate. Face à son grand frère le Barracuda LP, il bénéficie d’un cache interne doublé avec 64 Mo, d’un passage de quatre à...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on

Die Seagate Barracuda Green 2000GB ST2000DL003 ist auf dem aktuellen Stand der Technik. Die 3,5-Zoll-Festplatte besitzt einen SATA-600-Anschluss, üppige 64 MB Pufferspeicher und nutzt die Technik , die die Sektorgröße von 512 auf 4096...

International Review By Digitale-Generation on 89

Ökologische Technik-Produkte müssen nicht zwangsläufig mit Leistungs-Einbußen einhergehen, wie Seagate hier unter Beweiss stellt. Die neue ST2000DL003 bietet enorm viel Speicherplatz, ist angenehm leise – und zeigt (nicht...