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DiamondMax 10 SATA II Install Guide
This FAQ applies to Maxtor DiamondMax 10 model numbers:
6B080M0, 6B120M0, 6B160M0, 6B200M0, 6B250S0, 6B300S0, 6V080E0, 6V160E0, 6V200E0, 6V250F0, 6V300F0
SATA II Interface
8MB or 16MB Cache Buffer
Native Command Queuing
Burst Data Transfer up to 150MB/sec max. bus speed (SATA)
9.3 Millisecond average seek time
Fluid Dynamic Bearing motor for quiet operation
Maximum Capacity of 300.0 GB
"M" in model number denotes 8MB buffer.
"S" in model number denotes 16MB buffer.
SATA = Serial ATA
PLEASE NOTE: Unlike standard ATA drives, Serial ATA drives DO NOT require the use of jumpers to configure the drive. Please disregard any references to jumper settings and Master, Slave and Cable Select configurations in the Installation Guide.
SATA Interface Cable Requirements: 7-pin Serial ATA interface cable (Gen. 1- or Gen. 2-compliant) up to 1 meter in length.