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Seagate Enterprise Capacity Constellation ES.3 Enterprise HDD Review

By: Paul Alcorn | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 14, 2013 2:02 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Seagate

128K Sequential Read/Write

 

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

 

The Constellation ES.3 averages 178 MB/s at sequential read, easily outpacing the other competitors.

 

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The Constellation ES.3 averages an impressive 175 MB/s in sequential write speed; again leading the pack easily with sequential data.

 

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The Constellation ES.3 has very high performance in pure read and write environments, but falls to the other competitors in our mixed read/write workloads.

 

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The Constellation ES.3 offers up 99.10% of requests in the 20-40ms range, delivering a consistent level of performance.

 

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The ES.3 averages 9.85 Watts during sequential write testing.

 

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The Constellation ES.3 provides 17 MB/s per Watt for 128K sequential write and 17 MB/s per Watt for sequential read.

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