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Seagate 1200 STx00FM 12Gb/s SAS Enterprise SSD Review - 128K Sequential Read/Write

Seagate 1200 STx00FM 12Gb/s SAS Enterprise SSD Review

Seagate's cutting-edge 12Gb/s SAS 1200 SSD with dual-port functionality and a wide range of enterprise-class features is under the spotlight today. (NASDAQ:STX)

| SSDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Feb 12, 2014 3:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%      Manufacturer: Seagate

128K Sequential Read/Write


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128K sequential speed reflects the maximum sequential throughput of the SSD using a realistic file size encountered in an enterprise scenario. The Toshiba PX02SMF again leads with read activity, mustering an impressive average of 806 MB/s. The Seagate 1200 jumps up to an average of 593 MB/s at QD256.


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The Seagate 1200 experiences some variability at QD256, while the Toshiba leverages its impressive sequential read performance with a nice, tight latency distribution.


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The 1200 delivers an impressive write speed of 542MB/s at QD256, and the Toshiba PX02SMF delivers 408 MB/s at QD256.


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The mixed workload testing exposes significant variability from the Toshiba SSD in mixed sequential workloads.


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The Seagate 1200 averages 6.9 Watts during the measurement window, over the 6.09 Watts from the Toshiba PX02SMF.


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The Seagate 1200 averages 78 MB/s per Watt, while the Toshiba PX02SMF provides 66 MB/s per Watt.

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