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ST3500830A with Firmware 3.AAE Information

Common characteristics
ManufacturerSeagate
ModelST3500830A
Capacity465.7 GB
InterfacePATA
Maximum Ultra DMA mode5
Firmware3.AAE
Alternative firmwares2
Firmware upgradesupported
ATA version7
Advanced Formatnot supported
Units tested1
Times tested4
Performance
Maximum speed interface100 MB/s
Buffered read speed85 MB/s
Average read speed76 MB/s
Average access time15.42 msec
Cache buffer8 MB
Volatile write cachesupported
Read look-aheadsupported
Command Queuing Optimization (TCQ)not 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 test163 minutes
Highest temperature57°C, 134°F
Average highest temperature55°C, 131°F
Security
Drive access restrictionsupported
Enhanced security erasenot supported
Instant information destructionnot supported
Hidden partitionsupported
Partition access restrictionsupported
Trusted Computingnot supported