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Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD Review (NAS Testing)

By: Chris Ramseyer | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jan 5, 2015 7:22 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Seagate

Benchmarks - Email Server Workload

 

IOPS

 

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Latency

 

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Outstanding IO

 

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Maximum Latency

 

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At several queue depths, the two drives perform very close to each other, but when the depth increases in the email server test, the higher spindle speed makes all the difference.

 

 

Benchmarks - Web Server Workload

 

IOPS

 

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Latency

 

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Outstanding IO

 

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Maximum Latency

 

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One thing we're starting to notice in these tests is the higher max latency from the new Enterprise NAS 6TB HDD.

 

 

Benchmarks - Workstation Workload

 

IOPS

 

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Latency

 

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Outstanding IO

 

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Maximum Latency

 

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The workstation test shows the largest difference between these two workhorse HDDs designed for NAS use.

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