ST3500312CS with Firmware CA12 Information

Common characteristics
ManufacturerSeagate
ModelST3500312CS
Capacity465.7 GB
InterfaceSATA
SATA version2.6
FirmwareCA12
Alternative firmwares4
Firmware upgradesupported
ATA version8 (ACS)
Advanced Formatnot supported
Units tested4
Times tested5
Performance
Maximum interface speed300 MB/s
Maximum buffered read speed242 MB/s
Maximum read speed114 MB/s
Minimum average access time16.5 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 test111 minutes
Maximum temperature limit60°C (140°F)
Maximum recommended temperature61°C (141°F)
Highest temperature54°C (129°F)
Average highest temperature45°C (113°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