ST2000DL003 9VT166 DRIVER

Community Home Community Browser: Message 23 of Manufacturers can also lower the startup requirements by doing soft-starts, where the drive accelerates at a lower rate, and thus doesn’t need as much power. Seagate 2 GB drive offers storage and can be used externally to computer I purchased this item to backup other drives and to be used in an external drive holder, not internally in a computer. These drives are on the Seagate HCL but clearly are not suitable. Message 5 of Also a search for fw updates on Seagate’s site shows that the “green” drives STdl has an fw update of CC32?

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Also a search for fw updates on Seagate’s site shows that the “green” drives STdl has an fw update of CC32? It can also be used for migrating data and information between st2000dl00 systems.

You have 30 days to exchange them, you could maybe wait a day or so, and see if the document from beisser is helpful. This also improved inner-platter speeds, where speeds are slower as the ring size decreases.

Seagate Barracuda 2TB Internal 5900RPM 3.5″ (ST2000DL003) HDD

Join Now Log In Help. Trending Price New. It seems Seagate opted for a faster response time from an “off-state” for the 9vr166 Green, making this drive draw even more power than the model it replaces.

It has worked great.

TechwareLabs 2TB Seagate Barracuda Green Drive STDLVT – TechwareLabs

The “dead” drive problem happens so frequently for me that I have lost st2000el003. I decided to do a warranty return of a couple of disks that had failed out of my ReadyNAS just to see what happened.


In fact, the drive has the power to exceed customers’ expectations in these areas. Can anyone shed any light on this since I am a bit apprehensive even though et2000dl003 seems to be working fine. Message 18 of This is rather unfortunate and raises questions, to me, about what sort of testing is done to include a disk on the HCL and the commitment there is to standing behind past assertions of compatibility.

Community Home Community Browser: While not a problem for everyone, it is still something to consider as you look to purchase your next drive. Any Condition Any Condition. In the past we have seen a few drives flop when it came to everyday performance, where they looked like all out winners in other tests. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

I st2000dl0003 two of these drives in a Pro Pioneer and have had them for more than 6 months. Since then, the st2000dl03 drives have been slower than expected, 9ct166 seem to be functioning well. I would recommend this item as a good value.

You may also like. Does “affected drives” include the DL 2TB models? By reducing the rotation speed, manufacturers are able to produce drives that are plenty fast for hosting media, but don’t need the faster access times of Xt2000dl003 models.


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Many users also want to be able to install their new drive themselves. I have firmware CC3C that came with the drives.

I can use the drive externally and switch with other external drives. The bottom the case looks like it went on a diet; losing some of the bulk of the old drive and leveraging a smaller circuit board. As you can see below, that seems to still be an issue on this drive. Seagate Hard Drive Barracuda 8tb Desktop 3. You could have the same model and part number but the differentiator is the serial number, when I enter all 3 of my serial numbers it states I have the latest firmware for my drives.

About to order two of these for a Duo myself. Now I have lost patience. By shifting to a three platter design instead of four GB platters on the old model, they took advantage of the increased speed that comes with greater density.