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Seagate 600 Pro Enterprise SSD Review - Fileserver and Emailserver

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

Fileserver

 

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The File Server profile represents typical file server workloads. This profile tests a wide variety of different file sizes simultaneously, with an 80% read and 20% write distribution.

 

The Seagate 600 Pro averages 28,600 IOPS at QD256.

 

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The Seagate 600 Pro provides 7,497,883 I/Os (87.6%) in the 8-10ms range, and 601,583 I/Os (7%) in the 8-10ms range. The remaining 439,117 I/Os (5%) fall in the 10-20ms range.

 

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The Seagate 600 Pro averages a scant 1.8 Watts in steady state.

 

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The Seagate 600 Pro averages 15,807 IOPS per Watt, below the SM843.

 

 

Emailserver

 

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The Emailserver profile is a very demanding 8K test with a 50% read and 50% write distribution. This application is indicative of the performance of the solution in heavy write workloads.

 

The Seagate 600 Pro and the CloudSpeed 500 trade blows again in this test, with an average of 8,464 IOPS for the Seagate 600 Pro at QD256.

 

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The Seagate 600 Pro provides 58% of I/O's in the 10-20ms range, 34.4% at 8-10ms, and 7.3% at 6-8ms.

 

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The Seagate 600 Pro averages 2.9 Watts during the measurement window.

 

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The Seagate 600 Pro averaged an impressive 8,464 IOPS per Watt.

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