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Seagate 1200 STx00FM 12Gb/s SAS Enterprise SSD Review - Emailserver

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

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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 Seagate delivers a tight average of 30,889 IOPS at QD256. The Toshiba sports an average of 30,748 IOPS, but suffers from significant variability.

 

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The 1200 averages 5.53 Watts in steady state, compared to 6.2 Watts for the Toshiba SSD.

 

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The Seagate closes out our testing with an impressive 5,628 IOPS per Watt, well ahead of the 3,110 IOPS from the Toshiba.

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