Seagate BarraCuda Q1 240GB Solid-State Drive Setup

BarraCuda Q1 240GB Solid-State Drive

The Seagate Barracuda Q1 240GB Solid State Drive provides faster data transfer than regular hard drives. It comes with the latest QLC NAND technology to make fast SSD speeds and improve performance. This drive comes with the Seagate DiscWizard software to migrate your data SeaTools SSD software for monitoring your drive status. To know more about the Seagate Barracuda Q1 240GB SSD setup, keep reading the instructions below.

Connecting The SSD

  1. To begin with, turn off your Windows computer and access the hard drive mounting bay.
  2. Mount the Seagate Barracuda drive into the mounting bay and secure it with the mounting screws.
  3. In case you are replacing your primary drive with the Seagate Barracuda Hard Drive Crush, connect the drive to your motherboard using the supplied SATA connector.
  4. Fix the mounting bay into the CPU and turn on your computer.

Formatting The Drive

  1. On your Windows computer, right-click the Start menu (Windows logo) at the bottom-left corner of the desktop.
  2. Select the Disk Management tab from the pop-up menu to launch Disk Management.
  3. Your new drive will show up as unallocated. Give a right-click on it and select the New Simple Volume option.
  4. Click on Next in the pop-up window to begin the drive format and partition.
  5. On the Assign Drive Letter or Path screen, specify a drive letter for your Computer.
  6. On the Format Partition screen, select a file format from the File System drop-down menu.
  7. Click the Next button and select Finish.
  8. Close Disk Management and install Seagate’s DiscWizard to back up your files.
  9. You can also use SeaTools to monitor the drive performance.
  10. You have now seen the Seagate Barracuda Q1 240GB Solid-State Drive Setup.

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