Parameters of ST31000424CS with CA14 Firmware

General information
TrademarkSeagate
ModelST31000424CS
Capacity931.5 GB
InterfaceSATA
SATA version2.6
FirmwareCA14
Firmware upgradesupported
ATA version8 (ACS)
Advanced Formatnot supported
Units tested2
Times tested2
Performance
Maximum interface speed300 MB/s
Maximum buffered read speed216 MB/s
Maximum read speed114 MB/s
Minimum average access time14.67 msec
Cache buffer16 MB
Volatile write cachesupported
Read look-aheadsupported
Command Queuing Optimization (NCQ)supported
Advanced Power Management (APM)supported
Acoustic Management (AAM)not supported
Rotation rate5900 rpm
Reliability
Count of sensors18
Free-fall Controlnot supported
SCT Transportsupported
Duration of full self test215 minutes
Maximum temperature limit60°C (140°F)
Maximum recommended temperature61°C (141°F)
Highest temperature48°C (118°F)
Average highest temperature45°C (113°F)
Security
Drive access restrictionsupported
Enhanced security erasesupported
Complete destruction of information184 minutes
Instant information destructionnot supported
Hidden partitionsupported
Partition access restrictionsupported
Trusted Computingnot supported