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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

Legacy Benchmarks

 

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It has been awhile since I have used HDTune and many other benchmarks in a review. I thought with the 10TB it might be a solid tool for comparison for many of you so here we go starting with HDTune read. Starting at 242 MB/s the drive has a rather slow decline in performance, which was surprising as I thought performance would drop when the cache was full. Burst throughput was 265 MB/s while peak access was 11.6ms.

 

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Write performance was quite similar although we start at a lower 239 MB/s and end at 112 MB/s.

 

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Moving to HDTach 8MB zone test, the 10TB Helium drive reached a burst of 265 MB/s once again with a solid sequential speed of 247 MB/s.

 

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AIDA64 showed solid promise with 244 MB/s in read and 176 MB/s in random read. Buffered read reached a nice 304 MB/s.

 

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Last, we have CDM where the EnCap 10TB came in at 249 MB/s read and 241 MB/s write.

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