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Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 10TB Helium ST10000NM HDD Review

By: Tyler Bernath | HDDs in Storage | Posted: Jun 9, 2016 3:50 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Seagate

IOMeter – 4K Random Performance with QD

 

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Starting our Iometer testing with 4K, I found the 10TB solution a touch quicker than the 8TB from WD. Closer inspection shows a near 25% increase in performance over the 8TB Archive at QD32.

 

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Write performance touched near 900 IOPS for a second, then things calmed down and averaged around 600 IOPS.

 

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The latency results show solid performance as the Enterprise Capacity scales quite well from under 10ms at QD1 to 50ms at QD32.

 

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I don't think this new 10TB design leverages any SMR technology. As you can see in comparison to the Archive, the 10TB drive has much better latency at high QD.

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