Product Comparison: Seagate BarraCuda 2.5 vs Western Digital Blue


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General Specifications
Brand
Seagate
Western Digital
Model
BarraCuda 2.5
Blue
Origin
China
China
About the Product
BarraCuda mobile storage is the go-to internal hard drive upgrade for on-the-go computing. Featuring big capacity in a small form factor, a wide range of available capacities, and specialized caching technology, it’s perfect for editing projects, maneuvering applications, and multitasking like a pro.
WD Blue internal hard drives deliver reliability for office and web applications. They are ideal for use as primary drives in desktop PCs and for office applications. With a range of capacities and cache sizes, there’s a WD Blue internal hard drive that’s just right for you.
Key Specs
Storage Drive Type
HDD
HDD
Cache
128 MB
64 MB
Capacity
1 TB
1 TB
Rotational Speed
5400 RPM
7200 RPM
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Seagate BarraCuda 2.5 1TB Internal Hard Drive HDD – 2.5 Inch
  • It does work alright for data storage.
  • These make a great storage soloution for games and your system back up on your gaming box.
  • Good hard drive, very secure, good write speeds and reliable warranty.
  • Great HDD, great read and write speeds.
  • Harddrive works great, speed of laptop improved with new drive. Great price.
Western Digital Blue 1TB PC Hard Drive
  • I think it might be a fine storage disk if you wanted to use it with a small SSD.
  • Good drive. I am using it for general storage and it works just fine.
  • For the price, this does well for budget storage. If your needs are up to 1TB and you're tight on money, I would advise trying this out.
  • I bought this drive to use for storage in my PC (SSD for booting, this drive for storage).
  • That fine for multimedia storage or desktop work.
Size & Weight
Height
0.27 in.
1.03 in.
Depth
3.95 in.
4 in.
Width
2.75 in.
5.78 in.
Weight
0.19 lbs.
0.99 lbs.

Seagate BarraCuda 2.5

Western Digital Blue

Seagate BarraCuda 2.5

Western Digital Blue

Seagate BarraCuda 2.5

Western Digital Blue

Features
Form factor
2.5 in.
3.5 in.
Transfer Rate
140 MB/s
150 MB/s
Interfaces
SATA
SATA
OS Compatibility
Windows
Windows
Extras
Multi-Tier Caching Technology, Halogen Free, Unrivalled Desktop Legacy
Upgrade and Backup with Ease, Future-Proof Your Storage, NoTouch Ramp Load Technology, IntelliSeek
What customers say about "Features"
Seagate BarraCuda 2.5 1TB Internal Hard Drive HDD – 2.5 Inch
  • This item will work with ps4 just make sure the size of the hard drive is 2.5 inches.
  • If you find yourself needing a 2.5" form-factor without the SSD price, these are PERFFECT for the job.
  • Perfect! Quiet! It’s tiny form factor actually runs cooler that the two standard size form factors.
  • My laptop didn’t come with a hard drive installed but had the SATA cable already attached. All I had to do was plug and screw.
  • The HDD didnt work. It was not getting recognized by my PC. And yes, I did try multiple slots and many different SATA cables.
Western Digital Blue 1TB PC Hard Drive
  • Pair a larger capacity drive with an SSD to give your desktop a performance and storage boost.
  • WD hard drives come with free access to WD Acronis True Image.
  • Safely positions the recording head off the disk surface to protect your data.
  • Advanced algorithms monitor your drive continuously so it stays in optimum health. Nice feature.
  • IntelliSeek feature calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
Power
Wattage
1.7 Watts
6.8 Watts
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, RoHS
CE, RoHS
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
46.99 $


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