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Seagate ST8000VN0012 8 TB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
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Product Information for Seagate ST8000VN0012 8 TB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Highlights for Seagate ST8000VN0012 8 TB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

  • Drive Type:Internal
  • Storage Capacity:8 TB
  • Drive Interface:SATA
  • Drive Interface Standard:SATA/600

Marketing Information

Founded in 1979, Seagate is the leading provider of hard drives and storage solutions.

From the videos, music and documents that we share with friends and family on social networks, to servers that form the backbone of enterprise data centres and cloud-based computing, to desktop and notebook computers that fuel our personal productivity, Seagate products help more people to store, share and protect their valuable digital content.

Seagate offers the industry's broadest portfolio of hard disc drives, solid state drives and solid state hybrid drives. In addition, the Company offers an extensive line of retail storage products for consumers and small businesses, along with data recovery services for any brand of hard drive and digital media type.

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Technical Information


  • Limited Warranty: 3 Year
  • Additional Product Specifications


  • Drive Interface: SATA
  • Drive Interface Standard: SATA/600
  • Drive Performance

  • Buffer: 256 MB
  • Spindle Speed (rpm): 5900
  • General Information

  • Product Type: Hard Drive
  • Manufacturer Part Number: ST8000VN0012
  • Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.seagate.com
  • Manufacturer: Seagate Technology
  • Product Model: ST8000VN0012
  • Product Name: ST8000VN0012 Hard Drive
  • Brand Name: Seagate
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    Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 1.72 lb
  • Drive Type: Internal
  • Height: 1"
  • Width: 4"
  • Depth: 5.8"
  • Drive Width: 3.5"
  • Power Description

    Management & Protocols


    Technical Information

  • Storage Capacity: 8 TB
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    • NAS HDD 8TB +Rescue

      24/7 reliability for your home
      The Seagate NAS HDD goes beyond the standard desktop drive and brings you high-capacity performance with reliable 24/7 operation for your home or SOHO storage needs.
      24/7 ~ RAID ~ Remote Access ~ Personal Cloud ~ Backup ~ NAS
      • Perfect for 1- to 8-bay enclosures
      • Dual-plane balance enhances drive performance in aggressive NAS workloads for better vibration tolerance
      • 180TB/year Workload Rate Limit. Rest assured your heavier workloads can be managed easily.
      • MTBF of 1M hours demonstrates mature robustness of drive family
      • 3-Year Limited Warranty―rest easy with a reliable NAS HDD


    • NASWorks—Advanced Firmware for RAID & Multi-bay Enclosures

      NASWorks technology improves the reliability of NAS HDD by tuning drive features to deliver higher performance, superior reliability and interoperability with popular NAS enclosures such as Synology, QNAP, NETGEAR, ASUSTOR, My Cloud, D-Link, Drobo, LaCie, Lenovo, SimplyNAS, Thecus and, of course, Seagate.
      • Save time - Extended error recovery controls prevent full drive rebuilds
      • Reduce costs - Low power consumption
      • Maintain performance - Dual plane balanced motors minimize vibration
      • Easy integration with NAS box suppliers
      • Peace of mind - with Rescue Data Recovery Services

    • Engineered to be reliable.

      Don't have an IT staff? No problem, Seagate delivers premium affordable features that are integration friendly, compatible and deliver peace of mind.
      • RAID Recovery prevents the NAS from a full RAID rebuild if not needed.
      • NAS 3-year Rescue Service Plan recovers the data from your failed drive whether due to mechanical failure or accidental damage
      • Fast and easy recovery process - data can be restored in 15 days or less
      • Seagate leads the industry in data recovery with a 90% success rate

    • Performance to move your business forward

      In the current digital universe, content can be created by any number of devices―tablets, smart watches, security footage, just to name a few. That means you won’t just need more storage, but quality storage.
      • 1TB - 8TB high-capacity options
      • Dual Plane Balance mitigates vibration
      • Silent acoustics for home or SOHO―2.6 bels (operational)
      • SATA 6GB/s interface with >150 IOPS―up to 216MB/s for exceptional performance

    • The Right Drive for the Right Job

      Designed for collaboration and sharing at home or in the office, the NAS HDD is a best-fit for these applications with 180TB/year.
      • Backup and disaster recovery
      • Multimedia server and storage
      • File and print server sharing
      • Archival
      • Remote access
      • Virtualization
      • Private cloud storage


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    Power-On Hours8760
    Idle (typical)2.5bels
    Maximum Height26.11mm
    Average Operating Power9.0W
    Cache (MB)256MB
    Spindle Speed (RPM)7200
    Typical Weight780g
    Warranty, Limited (years)3
    Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read, Max1 per 10E15
    Cartons per Pallet / Cartons per Layer40 / 8
    Carton Unit Quantity20
    Load/Unload Cycles300,000
    Maximum Length146.99mm
    Sustained Data Rate OD216MB/s
    Operational (typical)2.6bels
    Operating (drive case, max)70°C
    Idle Average (W)7.2W
    Maximum Width101.85mm
    Maximum Operating Shock70Gs
    InterfaceSATA 6Gb/s
    Startup Power (12V, A)2.0
    Halogen FreeYes
    Dual-Plane BalanceYes
    Drive bays supported1 to 8
    3-Year OptionYes
    NASWorks Error Recovery ControlYes
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