Setting Up Your Seagate Barracuda 510 1tb Solid-state Drives

Seagate Barracuda 510 1tb Solid-state Drives Setup

The Seagate Barracuda 510 SSD is optimized for maximum storage capacity. It comes with TCG security to secure all your data stored on the drive. The step-by-step instructions to perform the Seagate Barracuda 510 1TB Solid-state drives setup are given on this page.

Prepare For The Installation

Before you begin to setup Seagate Barracuda 510 1TB Solid-state drive, carry out the following steps.

  1. Unpack your Seagate Barracuda SSD.
  2. Ensure that there are no damages to the solid-state drive.
  3. Make sure to back up all your data from the current storage device.

Tools Required For The Installation

  • Screwdriver
  • Screws

Installing The Seagate Barracuda SSD

Hardware Setup

Here are the steps to perform the hardware setup of the Seagate Barracuda 510 1TB Solid-State drive.

  • Open the case of your computer to access the internal parts.
  • Remove the existing storage device that you have installed on your computer.
  • Turn on your computer.
  • While the computer boots, access the BIOS setup.
  • Note: The steps to access the BIOS setup menu differs depending on your computer’s OS.
  • Make sure to set the M.2 PCle device in the BIOS boot sequence or boot priority list.
  • Shut down the computer.
  • On the computer’s motherboard, find the M.2 PCle slot.
  • Place the Seagate Barracuda SSD in the M.2 slot.
  • Note: The label side of the solid-state drive must face the top at a 30-degree angle.
  • Mount the SSD and screw it tightly using the screwdrivers.
  • Close the case.
  • Once you reassemble the computer, turn it on.

After powering up the computer, set up the Seagate Barracuda 510 TB Solid-State drive on the computer if you need to use your drive as the primary one.

Software Setup – SeaTools

SeaTools is a free software that helps in drive maintenance and overall monitoring.

The steps to install the SeaTools software are provided below for your reference.

  • Download the SeaTools software by clicking the Download button on the manufacturer website.
  • Once done with the downloading process, you will be prompted to run or save the application.
  • Click the Save option. Once the Save As dialog box appears, select the folder of your choice to save the application.
  • Note: You can even save the application to your desktop.
  • Navigate to the folder where you have saved the file and click the SeaTools file to begin the installation.
  • Continue with the steps to complete the installation.
  • Now, you have finished the Seagate Barracuda 510 1TB Solid-State drives setup on your computer.