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Seagate Enterprise Capacity Constellation ES.3 Enterprise HDD Review - Fileserver and Emailserver

Seagate Enterprise Capacity Constellation ES.3 Enterprise HDD Review

Seagate's Enterprise Capacity Constellation ES.3 hard disk drive offers a solution for high capacity requirements and 24x7 bulk data storage. (NASDAQ:STX)

| HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 14, 2013 2:02 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      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 Constellation ES.3 averages 187 IOPS at QD256, falling behind the Western Digital SE in this test.

 

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The ES.3 averages 10.6 Watts.

 

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The ES.3 averages 15 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 Constellation ES.3 averages 206 IOPS at QD256.

 

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The Constellation ES.3 falls into a lower latency threshold than the competing solutions.

 

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The Constellation ES.3 averages 9.59 Watts during the test.

 

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The ES.3 averages 19.5 IOPS per Watt.

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