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Seagate NAS and WD Red HDD DAS RAID Performance Analysis - RAID 0 128K Sequential Read/Write

Seagate NAS and WD Red HDD DAS RAID Performance Analysis
The Seagate NAS and the WD Red hard drives go head-to-head in our DAS RAID 0 and RAID 5 tests. Let's see which one is the best choice. (NASDAQ:STX, NASDAQ:WDC)
By: | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jan 20, 2014 9:31 pm

RAID 0 128K Sequential Read/Write

 

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The 128K sequential speeds reflect the maximum sequential throughput of the HDD, using a file size encountered in normal NAS usage.

 

The WD Red array averages a tremendous 537 MB/s average, while the Seagate NAS HDD array averages 398 MB/s.

 

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The Seagate NAS HDD leads with an average of 616MB/s, while the WD Red trails with 555 MB/s. The Seagate NAS HDD has an extra burst of speed that kicks in when it detects sustained sequential read activity, which provides a clear advantage in sequential workloads.

 

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The mixed read/write performance tests reveal that the WD Red fares better from 70-100% write, while the Seagate NAS HDD array performs best with heavy read workloads.

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