What is 12 in 7200.12...? Tags: Hard Drives HD Seagate Storage Last response: August 19, 2010 3:51 PM in Storage Share sai111 August 19, 2010 12:42:48 PM Recently I came across this HD from seagate which is 500GB 7200.12..... while 7200 stands for spindle speed what does 12 mean....? More about : 7200 sminlal a c 414 G Storage August 19, 2010 3:51:29 PM AFAIK it's the generation number, sort of like the "2011 Ford Escort". The drives before the 7200.12's were called 7200.11. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat pins should I connect to make my Seagate 7200.12 to run at 1,5 Gb ForumSeagate Barracuda 7200 vs 7200.12 ForumSeagate 7200.12 1TB ATTO very slow ForumWD Caviar Black vs Barracuda 7200.12 Forum7200.12 vs Caviar Black ForumBest performance out of 2x 7200.12 Forum7200.12 1tb performance ForumI need to choose between SEAGATE 7200.12 and WD6400AKS ForumWD Caviar Black 1TB VS. Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1 TB ForumSeagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB Hard Drive for $50 Forum@1TB.. 7200.12 vs. F3..noise? longevity? benches? ForumSeagate 7200.12 and Western Digital Caviar Black ForumFirst SSD advice? Forum[Solved] Hey all, I have a few simple NAS/home server questions. ForumWhat harddrive is there in the 320gb mybook external drive? ForumWhat would be the fastest storage setup? ForumWhat Blu-ray Writer to get?(Urgent as i need toorder: august 10 2010) ForumRaid 0 1 what? ForumHow many/what hard drives do i need? ForumDamaged Jumper and 4-pin power connector what should I do? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !