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Western Digital WD Se Enterprise HDD Review - Fileserver and Emailserver

Western Digital WD Se Enterprise HDD Review
The WD Se rounds out WD's expansive range of storage solutions for the datacenter. The WD Se is designed to aDDRess the need for high capacity scale out storage in replicated and NAS environments, providing a more economical method of storing large amounts of data. (NASDAQ:WDC)
By: | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jul 11, 2013 5:03 am
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: WD

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 WD Se averages 207 IOPS at QD256, pulling away easily from the Toshiba.

 

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The WD Se again exhibits much more latency variability than the Toshiba HDD.

 

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The WD SE averages 9.4 Watts.

 

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The WD Se averages 16 IOPS per Watt.

 

 

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 WD Se averages 178 IOPS at QD256.

 

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The WD Se again exhibits a wide range of latency variability.

 

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The WD Se averages 9.14 Watts.

 

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The WD Se averages 19 IOPS per Watt.

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