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Seagate 1.2TB Enterprise Performance 10K v7 Enterprise HDD Review - Fileserver and Emailserver

Seagate 1.2TB Enterprise Performance 10K v7 Enterprise HDD Review

The Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K v7 is a 10,000 RPM SAS HDD designed for mission critical server applications. Let's take a close look. (NASDAQ:STX)

| HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 9, 2013 2:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%      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 Enterprise Performance 10K v7 averages 527 IOPS at QD256, beating its predecessor soundly by a huge margin.

 

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The 10K v7 averages 8.2 Watts.

 

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The 10K v7 averages 64 IOPS per Watt during the measurement window, actually beating the 10K v6 in this test.

 

 

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 10K v7 averages 383 IOPS at QD256.

 

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The Seagate 10K v7 averages 7.69 Watts during the test.

 

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The 10K v7 averages 49.3 IOPS per Watt.

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