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ST3500830AS with Firmware 3.AFD Information

Common characteristics
ManufacturerSeagate
ModelST3500830AS
Capacity465.7 GB
InterfaceSATA
Firmware3.AFD
Alternative firmwares4
Firmware upgradesupported
ATA version7
Advanced Formatnot supported
Units tested1
Times tested1
Performance
Maximum speed interface300 MB/s
Buffered read speed36 MB/s
Average read speed32 MB/s
Average access time14.34 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 test163 minutes
Highest temperature46°C, 114°F
Average highest temperature46°C, 114°F
Security
Drive access restrictionsupported
Enhanced security erasenot supported
Instant information destructionnot supported
Hidden partitionsupported
Partition access restrictionsupported
Trusted Computingnot supported