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HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 Enterprise HDD Review

By Paul Alcorn from Aug 16, 2013 @ 17:05 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: HGST





The File Server profile represents typical file server workloads. This profile tests a wide variety of different file sizes simultaneously, with an 80% read and 20% write distribution.


The HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 averages 275 IOPS at QD256, easily beating the other competing solutions in this test.






The 7K4000 HDD averages 9.8 Watts during the test.




The HGST 7K4000 averages an impressive 27.4 IOPS per Watt during the measurement window.







The Emailserver profile is a very demanding 8K test with a 50% read and 50% write distribution. This application is indicative of the performance of the solution in heavy write workloads.


The HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 averages 221 IOPS at QD256.






The 7K4000 averages a miserly 9.19 Watts during the test.




The 7K4000 averages 23.5 IOPS per Watt.

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