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Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K HDD V.6 (Savvio 10K.6) SAS Enterprise HDD Review - Enterprise Performance V.6 Internals

Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K HDD V.6 (Savvio 10K.6) SAS Enterprise HDD Review

The Seagate Enterprise Performance V.6 offers users the sequential performance of 15K HDDs in a small form factor. Enhanced power consumption, standard encryption and other new features round out the latest enterprise HDD offering from Seagate. (NASDAQ:STX)

| HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jun 12, 2013 6:56 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: Seagate

Enterprise Performance V.6 Internals

 

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The Seagate Enterprise 10K HDD Performance V.6 comes in a standard 2.5" SFF with a 15mm Z-height. The components face into the body of the drive to facilitate heat transfer into the case, which acts as a large heatsink.

 

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Removing the PCB reveals the drive controller and drive motor controller components with a thermal pad covering. We can observe the two metal squares on the bottom of the HDD case that transfer the heat from the thermal pads into the case of the HDD.

 

The Samsung chip is a 64MB DDR2 component for caching, a Smooth chip to control the drive motor, and a Marvell drive controller.

 

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The Marvell I 1062-B0 213ACTE controller is responsible for managing the HDD.

 

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The SAS 6Gb/s connection allows for a robust instruction set, dual port and failover technologies.

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