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Seagate Cheetah 10k.6 Review
Reviewed by Andrew Chalfant on 05.20.2003
Provided by Seagate

Technical Specifications
 Description
Model number ST3146807LW
Model Name Cheetah 10K.6
Form Factor(width) 3.5-inch
Form Factor(height) 1-inch
 Physical Specifications
Height 25.4 mm
Width 101.6 mm
Length 146.05 mm
Weight 0.73 kg
 Capacity/Interface
Formatted Capacity 146.8 Gbytes
Interface Type 68-pin
 Performance
  Transfer Rates  
Internal Transfer Rate (min) 475 Mbits/sec
Internal Transfer Rate (max) 840 Mbits/sec
Formatted Int Transfer Rate (min) 43 MBytes/sec
Formatted Int Transfer Rate (max) 78 MBytes/sec
External (I/O) Transfer Rate (max) 320 MBytes/sec
Avg Formatted Transfer Rate 59.9 MBytes/sec
  Seek Times  
Average Seek Time, Read 4.7 msec typical
Average Seek Time, Write 5.2 msec typical
Track-to-Track Seek, Read 0.3 msec typical
Track-to-Track Seek, Write 0.5 msec typical
Average Latency 2.99 msec
  Other  
Default Buffer (cache) Size 8,000 Kbytes
Spindle Speed 10000 RPM
Spinup Time 20 sec
 Configuration
Number of Discs (physical) 4
Number of Heads (physical) 8
Total Cylinders 49,854
Bytes Per Sector 512
Areal Density (Mbits/sq in) 36,000 Mbits/square inch
Track Density (TPI) 64,000 tracks/inch
Recording Density (BPI, max) 570,000 bits/inch
  Recording Components  
 Electrical Requirements
  Current  
Typical Current (12VDC +/- 10%) 0.98 amps
Typical Current (5VDC +/- 10%) 0.87 amps
  Power  
Idle Power (typ) 10.8 watts
 Environmental Specifications
  Shock and Vibration  
Max Operating Shock (2-msec) 25 Gs
Max Nonoperating Shock (2-msec) 225 Gs
Operating Vibration (max) 0.5 Gs
Nonoperating Vibration (max) 2 Gs
  Temperature and Humidity  
Operating Temperature (max) 55 deg C
Operating Temperature (min) 5 deg C
Nonoperating Temperature (max) 70 deg C
Nonoperating Temperature (min) -40 deg C
Operating Temperature Change (max) 20 deg C/hr
Nonoperating Temperature Change (max) 20 deg C/hr
Operating Humidity (max) 95 percent
Nonoperating Humidity (max) 95 percent
Operating Humidity Change (max) 20 percent per hour
Operating Wet Bulb Temp (max) 14.8 deg C
  Altitude  
Operating Altitude (max) 3,048 m
Operating Altitude (min) -305 m
Nonoperating Altitude (max) 12,210 m
Nonoperating Altitude (min) -305 m
  Acoustics  
Acoustics, Idle (sound power, typ) 3.4 Bels
 Reliability
MTBF (Hours) 1,200,000 hours
Recoverable Read Errors 10 per 1012 bits read
Nonrecoverable Read Errors 1 per 1015 bits read
Seek Errors 10 per 108 bits read
Supports S.M.A.R.T. Yes
Service Life 5 year(s)
Limited Warranty Period 5 year(s)

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