ST3250820NS with Firmware 3.AEK Information

Common characteristics
TrademarkSeagate
ModelST3250820NS
Capacity232.8 GB
InterfaceSATA
Firmware3.AEK
Alternative firmwares2
Firmware upgradesupported
ATA version7
Advanced Formatnot supported
Units tested8
Times tested13
Performance
Maximum interface speed300 MB/s
Maximum buffered read speed232 MB/s
Maximum read speed84 MB/s
Minimum average access time12.90 msec
Cache buffer8 MB
Volatile write cachesupported
Read look-aheadsupported
Command Queuing Optimization (NCQ)supported
Advanced Power Management (APM)supported
Acoustic Management (AAM)not supported
Reliability
Count of sensors18
Free-fall Controlnot supported
SCT Transportsupported
Duration of full self test92 minutes
Highest temperature65°C (149°F)
Average highest temperature53°C (127°F)
Security
Drive access restrictionsupported
Enhanced security erasenot supported
Instant information destructionnot supported
Hidden partitionsupported
Partition access restrictionsupported
Trusted Computingnot supported