Seagate Technology ST34321A hard drive specifications

Seagate Medalist 4321 - hard drive - 4.3 GB - ATA-33

Whether you're looking to upgrade or add another drive to your existing desktop PC, Seagate's Medalist hard drive is a terrific option. The 4.3GB Medalist features an Ultra ATA/33 interface and delivers burst transfer rates up to 33.3MB per second, making it easier to run more than one drive on your system at the same time. It boasts internal transfer rates up to 188Mbits per second, an average seek time of less than 9 milliseconds, a 5400RPM spindle speed, and a 512K cache buffer. The Medalist is Energy Star compliant with low power dissipation and quiet operation and uses the Seagate's SeaShield System for greater reliability and data integrity. It is multimedia ready for full motion video playback and is compatible with most popular operating systems including Windows 95/98, Windows NT, and Novell Netware. The Medalist provides more than enough storage capacity for your home PC and with pricing as aggressive as this, there's no reason not to upgrade.

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Manufacturer
Seagate Technology

HDD Part Number
ST34321A

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General

Device Type
Hard drive - Internal hard drive

Width
4 in

Depth
5.8 in

Height
1 in

Weight
1.3 lbs

Hard Drive

Form Factor

Capacity
4.3 GB

Interface Type
ATA-33

Buffer Size
128 KB

Bytes per Sector
512

Compliant Standards
S.M.A.R.T.

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate
33.3 MBps

Internal Data Rate
17.5 MBps

Seek Time
11 ms (average) / 19.8 ms (max)

Track-to-Track Seek Time
1.3 ms

Average Latency
5.6 ms

Spindle Speed
5400 rpm

Reliability

Mean time before failure
400,000 hour(s)

Storage Hard Drive / Non-Recoverable Errors
1 per 10^13

Start / Stop Cycles
40,000

Storage Controller

Type
None

Expansion / Connectivity

Connections
1 x Storage - ATA-33 - 40 pin IDC

Compatible Bays
1 x Internal - 3.5" x 1/3H

Miscellaneous

Mounting Kit
Included

Power

Power Device
None

Software / System Requirements

Software Included
None

OS Required
None

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
1 year warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - Parts and labor - 1 year - Bring-in

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
41 �F

Max Operating Temperature
131 �F

Humidity Range Operating
0 - 90%

Shock Tolerance
15 g @ 11ms half-sine pulse (operating) / 200 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (non-operating)

Vibration Tolerance
0.5 g @ RMS (random) (operating) / 5 g @ RMS (random) (non-operating)

Sound Emission
30 dBA

Max Altitude Operating
40030 ft


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