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Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K HDD V.6 (Savvio 10K.6) SAS Enterprise HDD Review - 128K Sequential Read/Write

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

128K Sequential Read/Write

 

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The 128K sequential speeds reflect the maximum sequential throughput of the SSD using a realistic file size encountered in an enterprise scenario.

 

The Seagate Enterprise Performance V.6 averages 190 MB/s at sequential read, nearly matching the smaller capacity 15K Toshiba. The Toshiba MK01GRRB/R exhibits an apparently strange pattern to its I/O distribution, this results from working its way from the inner to the outer tracks during the measurement windows.

 

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The Seagate V.6 averages the same impressive 190 MB/s in sequential write speed, very impressive when we note that it is nearly matching the 15K in read and write speed.

 

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The Seagate V.6 dips lower in the mixed read/write testing than the 15K, and even lower than the 7,200 RPM Toshiba Mg03SDCA300 with a 10-20% write mixture, but performs well in the heavier write workloads.

 

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The Seagate V.6 offers up 99.84% of requests in the 20-40ms range.

 

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The V.6 averages 5.61 Watts during sequential write testing.

 

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The Seagate V.6 provides 33 MB/s per Watt for 128AK sequential write and 33 MB/s for sequential read.

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