ST3250820AS with Firmware 3.AAE Information

Common characteristics
ManufacturerSeagate
ModelST3250820AS
Capacity232.8 GB
InterfaceSATA
Firmware3.AAE
Alternative firmwares6
Firmware upgradesupported
ATA version7
Advanced Formatnot supported
Units tested154
Times tested369
Performance
Maximum interface speed300 MB/s
Maximum buffered read speed222 MB/s
Maximum read speed86 MB/s
Minimum average access time12.50 msec
Cache buffer8 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 test92 minutes
Highest temperature71°C (159°F)
Average highest temperature51°C (123°F)
Security
Drive access restrictionsupported
Enhanced security erasenot supported
Instant information destructionnot supported
Hidden partitionsupported
Partition access restrictionsupported
Trusted Computingnot supported