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Toshiba AL13SE Series 10k SAS 2.5-inch Enterprise HDD Review - AL13SE Internals and Specifications

Toshiba AL13SE Series 10k SAS 2.5-inch Enterprise HDD Review

Paul takes a close look at the Toshiba AL13SE series, a mainstay in the datacenter for high performance and mission-critical workloads. (TYO:6502)

| HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Mar 19, 2014 2:05 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%      Manufacturer: Toshiba

AL13SE Internals

 

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The Toshiba AL13SEB900 comes in the standard 2.5-inch 15mm form factor.

 

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The AL13SE features a Marvell i9335-01 controller and a Texas Instruments drive-motor controller. There is also a Winbond cache module at the top of the PCB.

 

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AL13SE Specifications

 

The 2.5-inch 10,5000 RPM AL13SE comes in capacities of 300, 450, 600, and 900GB. An optional model, the AL13SEL, comes in a drive bay converter for use in 3.5-inch bays.

 

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