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ST3500312CS with Firmware CA12 Information

Common characteristics
ManufacturerSeagate
ModelST3500312CS
Capacity465.7 GB
InterfaceSATA
SATA version2.6
FirmwareCA12
Alternative firmwares3
Firmware upgradesupported
ATA version8 (ACS)
Advanced Formatnot supported
Units tested2
Times tested2
Performance
Maximum speed interface300 MB/s
Buffered read speed227 MB/s
Average read speed103 MB/s
Average access time19.82 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
Rotation rate5900 rpm
Reliability
Count of sensors18
Free-fall Controlnot supported
SCT Transportsupported
Duration of full self test110 minutes
Maximum temperature limit60°C, 140°F
Maximum recommended temperature61°C, 141°F
Highest temperature52°C, 125°F
Average highest temperature51°C, 123°F
Security
Drive access restrictionsupported
Enhanced security erasesupported
Complete destruction of information94 minutes
Instant information destructionnot supported
Hidden partitionsupported
Partition access restrictionsupported
Trusted Computingnot supported