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Western Digital WD Se Enterprise HDD Review

By: Paul Alcorn | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jul 11, 2013 5:03 am
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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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