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Seagate 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 Review

By: Paul Alcorn | HDDs in IT/Datacenter | Posted: May 7, 2014 8:05 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%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 Seagate Enterprise Capacity v4 averages a leading 292 IOPS, the HGST Ultrastar He6 averages 246 IOPS, and the 7K4000 averages 281 IOPS.

 

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The Seagate v4 averages 9.8 watts, the He6 averages 7.04 watts, and the 7K4000 averages 8.6 watts.

 

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The Seagate v4 pulls within four IOPS-per-Watt in this workload.

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