Western Digital has their Caviar Green hard drive to save more power on computing, so do Seagate. They’ve just announced their own Green desktop hard drive under the name of Barracuda Green, which is one of the high-performance hard drive that cost less power when in operation.
Barracuda Green desktop hard drive is 3.5-inch model, spins at 5900RPM, has 64MB cache, using SATA 6Gbps interface and offering up to 2TB of capacity per hard drive. To boost up their Barracuda Green’s performance, Seagate also added SmartAlign technology that enables all benefits of 4K sector standard and simplified drive installation without any tool required.
Seagate also slipped in 1TB and 1.5TB of Barracuda Green drive aside from the 2TB model. They will be available soon, while you can buy the 2TB version right now at eCost for $119.