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Seagate 600 Pro Enterprise SSD Review - Seagate Pro 600 Internals

Seagate 600 Pro Enterprise SSD Review
Seagate unveils a comprehensive line of SSD solutions to solidify their position in the enterprise SSD market. Today we test the 600 Pro, its newest enterprise SATA SSD. (NASDAQ:STX)
| SSDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: May 7, 2013 1:10 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Seagate

Seagate Pro 600 Internals

 

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The Seagate 600 Pro comes in a very sturdy metallic casing, and has a comprehensive anti-intrusion system that makes it nearly impossible to open the SSD without destroying the case.

 

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We observe the four yellow tantalum caps underneath the controller, which comes with a thick thermal pad. These provide enough power to flush the DRAM cache and commit all data in-flight down to the NAND.

 

Six metal blocks rise up from the case to rest on the thermal pad and controller, allowing for easy heat dissipation into the thick metallic casing. This provides the SSD with a longer lifespan in high-heat scenarios.

 

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The Seagate 600 Pro has eight packages of Type C Toshiba 19nm MLC NAND. These are 64GB packages with 16K page sizes. Two Micron DRAM chips totaling 512MB of capacity flank the LAMD LM87800 controller.

 

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The back of the PCB is unremarkable with absolutely no components.

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