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Seagate 600 SSD 240GB RAID Report - Seagate 600 SSD 240GB

Seagate 600 SSD 240GB RAID Report

It's been quite a long time since we're published a RAID report. Today is Seagate's big day with four product categories emerging from under the covers. We ended up with a pair for 600 SSD 240GB drives so it was a perfect opportunity to try them in RAID 0. (NASDAQ:STX)

| RAID in Storage | Posted: May 7, 2013 12:10 pm

Seagate 600 SSD 240GB

 

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We originally didn't have a RAID report planned for the Seagate 600 SSD, but the stars aligned and we ended up with a pair of drives for two days. Not one to let an opportunity for an exclusive go to waste, we went to work on the RAID 0 numbers.

 

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Here we see one of the drives apart, but we don't recommend you do this with any SSD. The Seagate 600 and 600 Pro has an anti-intrusion security feature and taking the drives apart is not only difficult, it's destructive.

 

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Seagate uses a tuned Link_A_Media Devices (LAMD) controller and pairs it with Toshiba 19nm Toggle Mode, Type C flash.

 

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This is the same physical silicon that Corsair has on the Neutron and Neutron GTX products.

 

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Seagate used the latest in NAND flash technology on the 600 SSD. This is Toshiba's new dual-plane flash with 16K page sizes.

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