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Barracuda Green: Seagate’s Most Powerful Environmentally Friendly Hard Drive

Written on December 16, 2010 by Kristoff Jones

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Introducing the Barracuda Green, the hard drive built on the highest environmental standards to date and then some in all 3.5 inches of it. And no, this isn't some plot by the World Wildlife Fund or Greenpeace, it's the real deal.

The 70% of its materials are completely recyclable and uses low halogen components. The Barracuda Green brings whisper-quiet acoustics as it dramatically reduces fan and power usage. The green hard drive stays true to the Seagate’s commitments of a better, greener tomorrow.

Now its almost common mantra to stereotype environmentally safe products as low-performance products thanks to a several car companies. But critics are in for a surprise as the world wide leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions combines environmental ingenuity with the industry’s top-of-the-line spin speed of 5,900RPM. Equip that with Seagate’s SmartAlign™ technology to deliver a unique solution to everyday power consumption.

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