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Toshiba MG03ACA400 4TB Enterprise HDD Review - Fileserver and Emailserver

Toshiba MG03ACA400 4TB Enterprise HDD Review
Toshiba's MG03ACA400 4TB Enterprise HDD offers a capacity-intensive Tier-2 solution for storage of unstructured data. Let's take a close look at it. (TYO:6502)
| HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 13, 2013 2:02 am
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Toshiba

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 Toshiba MG03ACA400 averages 234 IOPS at QD256 and beats the other competing solutions in this test.

 

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The Toshiba HDD averages 11.75 Watts during the test.

 

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The MG03ACA400 averages 14 IOPS per Watt during the measurement window.

 

 

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 Toshiba MG03ACA400 averages 194 IOPS at QD256.

 

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The Toshiba HDD averages 10.9 Watts during the test.

 

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The Toshiba averages 16.55 IOPS per Watt.

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