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HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 Enterprise HDD Review - HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 Internals

HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 Enterprise HDD Review
HGST's Ultrastar 7K4000 is a 3.5" 7,200 RPM Enterprise-class HDD geared for cloud storage, massive scale out, RAID arrays and NAS. Let's take a look. (NASDAQ:WDC)
By: | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Aug 16, 2013 10:05 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: HGST

HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 Internals




The HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 comes in a standard 3.5-inch form factor.




Removing the PCB reveals the foam pad used to dampen vibration during use. We can observe the single thermal pad used for the drive controller.




The Winbond is a 64MB DDR2 component for caching, a Smooth chip to control the drive motor, and an LSI drive controller.




The SAS 6Gb/s connection allows for a robust instruction set, dual port and failover technologies.

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