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Seagate ST500LM021 500 GB 2.5" Internal Hard Drive
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963024
Mfg Part No.
ST500LM021

Product Information for Seagate ST500LM021 500 GB 2.5" Internal Hard Drive

Highlights for Seagate ST500LM021 500 GB 2.5" Internal Hard Drive

Marketing Information

The World's First 7mm, 2.5-Inch Form Factor Drive

  • 7mm z-height form factor enables thin chassis design for all segments of laptop computing.
  • Self-Encrypting Drives mitigate data breaches, comply with data protection regulations and preserve brand recognition.
  • Self-Encrypting Drives with FIPS 140-2 certification are approved for the U.S. and Canadian governments.

Best-Fit Applications

  • Entry-level laptops-Enjoy a stylish, thin and lightweight design without exceeding your budget.
  • Netbooks-Get a thinner netbook without compromising on storage or affordability.
  • Ultraportables-Take advantage of a stylish, thin and lightweight design without compromising on features.

Built-in Devices

Interfaces/Ports

Warranty

Interfaces/Ports

  • Network (RJ-45): No
  • Drive Interface: SATA
  • Drive Interface Standard: SATA/600

Drive Performance

  • Buffer: 32 MB
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 rpm
  • Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 768 MBps (6 Gbps)
  • Average Seek Time: 11 ms

General Information

  • Product Type: Internal Hard Drive
  • Manufacturer Part Number: ST500LM021
  • Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.seagate.com
  • Manufacturer: Seagate Technology
  • Product Model: ST500LM021
  • Product Name: Laptop SSHD 500GB Hard Drive
  • Brand Name: Seagate

Miscellaneous

Certifications & Standards

FIPS 140-2

Network & Communication

  • Wireless LAN: No

Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 3.35 oz
  • Drive Type: Internal
  • Height: 0.3"
  • Width: 2.8"
  • Depth: 4"
  • Drive Width: 2.5"

Power Description

Management & Protocols

Software

Technical Information

  • Storage Capacity: 500 GB
  • Features: Advanced Format

Warranty

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Overview

  • Laptop Thin HDD 500GB

    2.5-inch SATA Hard Drive with Laptop Encryption
    Feature-rich, slim, lightweight style at price and capacity points that enable no-compromise designs for thin computing.
    • Available as a Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) and FIPS 140-2 SED1
    • Compatible with SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s designs
    • Backed by a 2-year limited warranty

Features

  • 2.5-inch Laptop Drives Available in Several Capacities

    Seagate's purpose-built the 2.5-inch Laptop HDDs help meet our customers’ demand for affordable, flexible computing solutions. 
    • 7mm hard drive is available in 500GB, 320GB and 250GB options
    • 9.5mm hard drive is available in 2TB, 1TB and 500GB options
    • 15mm hard drive is available in 4TB and 3TB options (for external hard drives and all-in-one or ultra-slim desktop drives).

  • Smooth Migration to Advanced Format 4K

    Laptop Thin HDDs include Seagate SmartAlign technology.2 This innovation helps you easily get all the benefits of the new Advanced Format (AF) 4K sector standard―no utilities, no extra steps―automatically in the background. Performance is not affected, and there is no need for time-consuming utilities required by other AF-enabled drives. 
  • Secure Laptop Encryption (SED) Options

    Laptop Thin HDDs can deliver government-grade encryption without performance degradation―protecting your data where it lives. You get all the benefits of secure data encryption without the headaches.
    • Ships with the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Opal protocol
    • The world’s first 7mm SED to ship with FIPS 140-2 validation1
    • Instant on-the-fly encryption without performance degradation
    • Instant Secure EraseTM technology 3 that can instantly erase the security key data on your hard drive if needed, enabling secure disposal or repurposing of the SED


Images

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Specifications

Additional
Areal Density670Gb/in^2
Length100.55mm
Capacity500GB
Average Operating Power1.5W
Height7.0mm
Cache (MB)32MB
Spindle Speed (RPM)7200
Width70.10mm
Annualized Failure Rate (AFR)0.48%
Operating (drive case, max)60°C
Typical Weight95g
Maximum Operating Shock400Gs
InterfaceSATA 6Gb/s

Documents

  1. 1 Self-Encrypting Drives and FIPS 140-2 Validated drives are not available in all models or countries.
  2. 2 Seagate SmartAlign technology may not be available on all models. Refer to the appropriate data sheet for further information.
  3. 3 ISO/IEC 27040 (Information technology―Security techniques―Storage security) and NIST 800-88 (Guidelines for Media Sanitization)
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