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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.

Tip: If you want to know more information about the HDD of a different brand, then you should visit the MiniTool website.

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
Manufacturer Seagate Technology

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.

Note: As with any hard drive, especially in the event of a read/write head failure, the user should not use the failed ST1000LM024 drive under any circumstances, as this may result in permanent data loss in some cases.
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Conclusion

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.

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