Seagate Central 3TB
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Seagate Central 3TB

STCG3000200, 1 bay(s), 3000 GB, 3.5 inch, 1000 Mbit/s

Available at 7 shops from £112.19 (average £132.40)

Seagate Central 3TB
USB 2.0 interface
Yes
Quoted capacity
3,000 GB
Wireless LAN
No

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Seagate Central 3TB review: User-friendly?

19 July 2013 - 05:58
The Seagate Central 3TB is a relatively basic entry-level NAS. Seagate wants to appeal to end-users who are new to the concept of NAS devices.

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Seagate Central 3TB specifications

General
  Brand Seagate
  Product name Central 3TB
  Product code STCG3000200
  EAN code 7636490041570, 0763649043028
  Tested on Tuesday 16 July 2013

Bays / Hard disks Search for products based on specifications
  Maximum amount of internal hard disks 1 bay(s)

Specifications Search for products based on specifications
  USB 2.0 interface Ja

Bays / Hard disks Search for products based on specifications
  Number of pre-installed hard drives 1
  Total capacity included hard drives 3,000 GB
  Disk 1 - Interface Serial ATX
  Hard drives size 3.5 inch
  Disk 1 - Bundled HDD (Type) Seagate ST3000DM003

Specifications Search for products based on specifications
  Dimensions - Width 21.6 cm

Bays / Hard disks Search for products based on specifications
  Disk 1 - Bundled HDD (Capacity) 3,000 GB

Specifications Search for products based on specifications
  Dimension - Depth 4.2 cm
  Dimensions - Height 14.5 cm
  Weight 0.98 kg

Integrated hard disk Search for products based on specifications
  Quoted capacity 3,000 GB

CPU / memory Search for products based on specifications
  Memory 1,000 MB
  Memory upgradeable Nee

Integrated hard disk Search for products based on specifications
  Size 3.5 inch

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  LAN 1 1,000 Mbit/s
  HDMI Nee
  Integrated switch (ports) Nee
  Wireless LAN Nee
  USB 2.0 ports (total) 1
  USB 3.0 ports (total) 0
  USB ports front (total) 0
  USB ports back (total) 1
  USB 3.0 front 0
  USB 3.0 back 0

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  RAID 0 Nee
  RAID 0 (2 disk stripe) Nee
  RAID 0 (4 disk stripe) Nee
  RAID 1 (mirror) Nee
  RAID 0 + 1 Nee
  RAID 5 Nee
  RAID 5 (3 disks) Nee
  RAID 5 (3 disks + spare) Nee
  RAID 5 (4 disks) Nee
  RAID 6 Nee
  Linear Nee

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  Reset Ja
  USB sync Nee
  USB eject Nee
  Power Nee
  Fan Nee

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  Power Ja
  Status Ja
  Error Ja
  Capacity Nee
  USB activity Nee
  LAN activity Ja
  HDD activity Ja

Specifications Search for products based on specifications
  Depth 13 cm
  Width 21.3 cm
  Height 4.3 cm
  Kensington lock Nee
  Print server Nee
  Web admin Ja
  User authentication Ja
  User groups authentication Nee
  Share password authetication Nee
  Read-only access Ja
  FTP server Nee
  FTP server with anonymous login Nee
  Seperate users for FTP Nee
  UPnP compatible Ja
  HTTP folders Ja
  DHCP server Nee
  Active Directory Support Nee
  Apple file server Nee
  iTunes server Ja
  uPnP AV (DLNA) server Ja
  NDAS / Zetera (direct disk access) Nee
  Mionet Nee
  Multimedia Server Nee
  FTP/HTTP Download Nee
  Torrent Client Nee
  Active cooling (fan) Ja

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Seagate Central 3TB test results

2011-2012 Benchmarks - Gigabit LAN Show charts of test results
  Intel NASPT - HD Video Playback - 1-disk 66.3 MB/s

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - 2x HD Playback - 1-disk 85 MB/s

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - 4x HD Playback - 1-disk 90.9 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - HD Video Record - 1-disk 36.7 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - HD Playback and Record - 1-disk 50.5 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - Content Creation - 1-disk 2.6 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - Office Productivity - 1-disk 28.3 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - File copy to NAS - 1-disk 15.1 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - File copy from NAS - 1-disk 59.4 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - Dir copy to NAS - 1-disk 4.1 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - Dir copy from NAS - 1-disk 8.2 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - Photo Album - 1-disk 5.9 MB/s

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NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Intel NASPT - Average throughput - 1-disk 66.302 MB/s

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  NAS Perf. Tester 1.2 - 1-disk write 36.71 MB

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  NAS Perf. Tester 1.2 - 1-disk read 69.12 MB/s

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation


2011-2012 Benchmarks - 2x Gigabit LAN Show charts of test results
  NAS Perf. Tester 1.2 - 2x1-disk LAN 1 write 36.71 MB/s

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  NAS Perf. Tester 1.2 - 2x1-disk LAN 1 read 69.12 MB/s

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation


Power consumption Show charts of test results
  Power Consumption - Idle (disk spinning) 1x bundled disk 12.8 W

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

  Power Consumption - Active 1x bundled disk 15.8

Test configuration

NAS with 1 or 2 Western Digital 5000AAKX or bundled disk(s), connected to Core i7 workstation

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