|The Seagate Momentus XT 750 GB internal hard disk drive combines the best features of hard disk drives and solid state drives into one exceptional hybrid drive. The product has boot and data processing times comparable to SSDs with its NAND flash components, while it also has the same data storage components and capacity of HDDs. With an RPM of 7,200, the Seagate has 32 MB/s of buffer cache, SATA supported transfer rates of 6.0/3.0/1.5 Gb/s, and average seek, read, and write speed of 11.0 and 13.0 ms respectively. Its form factor of 2.5 inches makes it an ideal upgrade to laptop hard drive, as well as desktop systems with 2.5-inch hard drive bays. Apart from laptop and mobile applications, the Momentus also works well for high-performance gaming computers and multi-media editing workstations.|
|Hard Drive Type||SSHD (Solid State Hybrid Drive)|
|Platform||Linux, Mac, PC|
|External Data Transfer Rate||600Mbps|
|Seek Time||11 ms|
The Seagate Momentus XT (second generation) offers performance similar to solid-state drives (SSDs) while being much more affordable. The new drive now supports SATA 3 (6Gbps) and provides 750GB of storage space.
The new Seagate Momentus XT is noticeably more expensive than regular hard drives of the same storage space. Its data copy speed is comparatively slower than that of high-end hard drives.
"Similar to the original, the Momentus XT (second generation) makes an excellent host drive for any computer, both laptops and desktops. It offers great value in terms of performance and cost, especially when compared to SDDs."