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Seagate Enterprise Performance 15K HDD v5 600GB HDD Review

By: Paul Alcorn | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Dec 17, 2014 2:17 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Seagate

Email Server

 

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The email server workload is a demanding 8K test with a 50% read and 50% write distribution. This application is indicative of the performance in heavy write workloads.

 

The Enterprise Performance 15K v5 leads the test by a large margin with an average of 532 IOPS at QD256. The Toshiba comes in a close second with 510 IOPS and the Savvio 15K.3 delivers 466 IOPS. The superior random write speed from the 15K v5 is very apparent in this workload.

 

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The Enterprise Performance 15K v5 beats the other contenders during our latency v IOPS test.

 

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The 15K v5 averages 7.7 watts during the email server workload.

 

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The 15K v5 provides 68 IOPS-per-watt during the measurement window.

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