Introduction to the Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 Hard Drive [MiniTool Wiki]
Introduction to Seagate Samsung ST1000LM024 HDD
Since Seagate acquired the Samsung drive in December 2011, Seagate has been manufacturing Samsung hard drives but has begun to use the Seagate brand and model numbers. Therefore, the basic parameters of the Seagate ST1000LM024 HDD and the Samsung ST1000LM024 HDD are basically the same.
The Seagate ST1000LM024 1TB is a hard drive, which means it uses fast-rotating disks or platters to store data that can be read and written by a moving actuator arm. The storage capacity of an HDD is usually large, so you can use it to increase the storage capacity of your computer or other devices.
The Seagate ST1000LM024 1TB uses a 2.5-inch hard drive for any 2.5-inch drive bay or can be mounted to a standard 3.5-inch or 5.25-inch drive bay with a suitable adapter. In addition, the HDD is also compatible with computers that support SATA II and SATA I interfaces.
With a cache of 8 MB, you get faster access times when transferring data, loading software, or copying files. This speed is common for laptop hard drives and may have long-term reliability and low power consumption advantages. In addition, with the rotation speed of 5400 RPM, the seek time of this Seagate HDD has also become very short.
This Seagate HDD has a rugged construction so you can enjoy continuous performance without worrying about component failure or mechanical failure. Even if the Seagate Spinpoint Momentus ST1000LM024 HDD is connected to an external USB interface, the transfer rate is very fast.
The information below will give you a more convenient and intuitive view of the Seagate Samsung Spinpoint M8 1TB ST1000LM024 HDD.
|Hard Disk Model||Seagate Samsung ST1000LM024|
|Disk Family||Momentus 5400|
|Drive Type||Hard disk drive||This defines a drive that is a large capacity slow hard drive, a small but much faster solid-state drive or a hybrid drive.|
|Form Factor||2.5 inches||The size of the drive determines which drive bay it will fit in - typically, a small drive with an adapter will fit any larger drive bay.|
|Digital Storage Capacity||1 TB (1 x 1 000 000 000 000 bytes)||Drive storage capacity is a limit on the size of the file that can be stored.|
|Number of Disks||2|
|Number Of Heads||4|
|Rotational Speed||5400 RPM||The higher the RPM, the faster the hard drive and the faster access to stored data.|
|Rotation Time||11.11 ms|
|Average Rotational Latency||5.56 ms|
|Disk Interface||SATA 3.0||The interface is the type of motherboard connection that defines the bandwidth limit of the drive.|
|Buffer-Host Max. Rate||300 MB/seconds|
|Buffer Size||8192 KB||The larger the cache, the more data that can be temporarily stored, and the faster the access speed.|
|Drive Ready Time (typical)||4 seconds|
|Average Seek Time||12 ms|
|Width||69.75 mm (2.75 inch)|
|Depth||100.3 mm (3.95 inch)|
|Height||9.5 mm (0.37 inch)|
|Weight||107 grams (0.24 pounds)|
|Acoustic (Idle)||2.3 Bel|
|Acoustic (Min performance and volume)||2.5 Bel|
|Acoustic (Max performance and volume)||3.0 Bel|
|Required Power For Spinup||1200 mA|
|Power Required (Seek)||2.4 W|
|Power Required (Idle)||1.2 W|
|Power Required (Standby)||0.36 W|
Features of the Seagate Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 HDD
- Noise Guard
- Load/Unload Head Technology
- Tunnel Magneto-resistive Recording (TMR) Head Technology
- Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
- Silent Seek Technology
- SATA Native Command Queuing Feature
- S.M.A.R.T Technology
- ATA Security Mode Feature Set
The Seagate Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 HDD Failure
When you are using the Seagate Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 HDD, you may experience a read/write head failure. The head will lock in one position (the problem that data recovery engineers call static friction), which can result in data loss. And if the drive can be calibrated but you can't access the data, this can also result in data loss.
Fortunately, the data recovery success rate is high in this fault situation, and you can read this post to get detailed instructions - Exciting News: Seagate Hard Drive Data Recovery Is Simplified.
The Seagate Backup Plus Slim is designed for backup obviously; it can also be used as an external hard drive on your devices.
To sum up, you can get detailed information about the Seagate Samsung Spinpoint M8 1 TB ST1000LM024 HDD. And if you suffer the Seagate ST1000LM024 HDD failure, you can find a solution, too.