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Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 2.0 6Gb/s 600GB Hard Disk - Test System Setup

Seagate was the first to launch a second generation Serial Attached SCSI drive and Chris puts the latest on the test bench.

| HDDs in Storage | Posted: Nov 4, 2009 4:17 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Seagate

Test System

 

Motherboard: ASUS P6T7 WS SuperCoputer (Supplied by ASUS)
Processors: Intel 975 EE (Supplied by AVADirect)
Memory: Corsair Dominator 1600 MHz Triple Channel Kit
Graphics Card: Leadtek Quadro FX1700 (Supplied by Leadtek)
Enclosure: Lian Li V2000
Cooling: Noctua NH-U12P SE2 (Supplied by Noctua)
SAS Controller: LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i (Supplied by LSI)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate X64

 


You can read more about TweakTown's Storage Product Testing Workstation and the procedures followed to test products in this article.

 

Today we are testing a hand full of SAS drives on the P6T7 WS SuperComputer motherboard via the Marvell SAS controller. The Seagate 15K.7 is a second generation SAS product and the Marvell controller is only a first generation, so you are going to get a sneak peek at some of the performance numbers that will be released in a few days when the LSI 9620-8i review is published.

 

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