ST3160212AS with Firmware 3.AAE Information

Common characteristics
ManufacturerSeagate
ModelST3160212AS
Capacity149 GB
InterfaceSATA
Firmware3.AAE
Alternative firmwares1
Firmware upgradesupported
ATA version7
Advanced Formatnot supported
Units tested2
Times tested3
Performance
Maximum interface speed300 MB/s
Maximum buffered read speed236 MB/s
Maximum read speed71 MB/s
Minimum average access time13.0 msec
Cache buffer2 MB
Volatile write cachesupported
Read look-aheadsupported
Command Queuing Optimization (NCQ)supported
Advanced Power Management (APM)not supported
Acoustic Management (AAM)not supported
Reliability
Count of sensors18
Free-fall Controlnot supported
SCT Transportnot supported
Duration of full self test54 minutes
Highest temperature53°C (127°F)
Average highest temperature50°C (122°F)
Security
Drive access restrictionsupported
Enhanced security erasenot supported
Instant information destructionnot supported
Hidden partitionsupported
Partition access restrictionsupported
Trusted Computingnot supported