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Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 7200.12 1TB SATA 32MB Cache 3.5IN Internal Hard Drive OEM

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lsi Premier Partner Jul 11, 2011 08:04 PM Reply | Bookmark
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I've picked up a couple of these, which have different firmware as they are SATA3 vs previous SATA2 versions with the CCxx firmware. These use JCxx firmware, but the two I have picked up have had different firmware versions.

Unfortunately it's starting to look like Seagate's general firmware release policy may be changing as my latest Momentus XT's have come with a newer firmware that is still unreleased on the products firmware update  download page. Too bad as it was one of the few reasons that I had tried them again after the whole 7200.11 mess, and now they've cut off their advance exchange warranty option to Canada as well.

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lsi Premier Partner Sep 18, 2011 07:39 PM Reply | Bookmark
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They now do advance exchange again, and at half the price in an amazing reversal of policy. I've got a mix of JC45, JC47 and JC4B firmwares on these drives recently but still no public release from Seagate for this SATA3 version. New firmware finally was released for the Momentus XT's (SD28) beyond the recent shipping version which was never publicly available (SD26). It's a big performance improvement and highly recommend. Kudos to Seagate on the continued improvement of the Momentus XT via firmware. Benchmark performance of firmware versions over the last year (uncached):

PCMark05 HD (SD22) = 6,465
PCMark05 HD (SD24) = 7,277
PCMark05 HD (SD25) = 7,695
PCMark05 HD (SD26) = 7,820
PCMark05 HD (SD28) = 8,097

Results from 500GB model on AMD SATA3 controller running AHCI mode. 1st cached run PCMark05 HD performance has also gone from 10,125 with SD23 to 13,873 with SD28. To put that in perspective, my logs of a pre-TRIM era Kingston SSDNow V series 64GB SSD drive pegs it at 13,111 on the same test platform (4k aligned, AHCI mode).

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Drive Ejected from QNAP NAS (Doug_the_Slug- Oct 07, 16, 1 Replies)
WARRANTIES (Uncle- Feb 28, 13, 3 Replies)
sata vs sata 3 hdd (Pete S- Jan 09, 13, 2 Replies)
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RAID-1 use, firmware & batch variation (Lsi- Dec 11, 11, 3 Replies)
Is the HDD recommended? (formyhunny- Oct 13, 11, 1 Replies)
General firmware updates (lsi- Sep 18, 11, 1 Replies)
Two failures in a row (Dylan_M- Sep 18, 11, 4 Replies)
Seems to have some issues (Tian_Y- Jul 26, 11, 5 Replies)
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