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Seagate Desktop 4TB, 5TB and 6TB HDDs RAID Report

By: Tyler Bernath | RAID in Storage | Posted: Jul 24, 2014 2:12 am
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IOMeter - 4K Random Performance with QD

 

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In random read, the Desktop 6TB held a slight lead over the 5TB model. Here we have the 6TB coming in at 1151 IOPS, while the 4TB and 5TB models touch 653 IOPS and 1137 IOPS, respectively.

 

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Random write had the 4TB model showing consistent performance throughout the QD scale, while the 5TB and 6TB fell off after QD4.

 

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Read latency for the 5TB and 6TB arrays were stellar coming in at 28 and 27ms at QD32. The 4TB model was able to manage 48ms at QD32.

 

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Write latency for the 5TB and 6TB arrays came in at 81ms and 83ms respectively at QD32, while the 4TB was much quicker at 51ms.

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