As the product name might imply, the 600GB Cheetah 15K.7 Internal Hard Drive from Seagate offers enterprise-grade performance and speed for your data storage needs. The drive features a storage capacity of 600GB and boasts the blazing fast 6Gbps SAS interface. As such, it can transfer data at a rate of up to 171MB/s.
The drive also boasts some more advanced features. It is design with Seagate's PowerTrim technology, which reduces its power consumption. It also is self-encrypted so you need not overwrite or physically destroy it when you no longer need the drive. It is also FIPS 140-2 validated for use in some government applications. With a 3.5" form factor, the drive can be installed in desktop computers that support the 6Gbps SAS interface.
Delivers high performance with sustained data rates up to 171MB/s
Offers high capacity of 600GB with third-generation perpendicular recording
Includes Seagate PowerTrim technology provides a 62% improvement in GBs/W at idle over typical 3.5" hard drives
Supports 6Gbps SAS 2.0 interface
Includes advanced read/write technology for an unrecoverable error rate of 1 x 10E16 and an annualized failure rate (AFR) of 0.55 percent
Provides TCG-compliant, Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) security to eliminate the need to overwrite or physically destroy drives, enable safe return of drives for warranty or expired lease purposes and allow organizations to securely repurpose or sell hard drives
Requires TCG-compliant host or controller support
Meets regulatory data security compliance requirements and is FIPS 140-2 Validated to protect Sensitive but Unclassified and Protected class data
The FIPS is a certification mark of NIST, which does not imply product endorsement by NIST, the U.S., or Canadian governments