Manufacturer : Seagate
Manufacturer Part : 2KG233-150
Product Line : Exos X16
Product Name : Exos X16 14TB Hard Drive
Type : Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Sub-Type : SAS-12GBPS
BEST-FIT APPLICATIONS :
Hyperscale Applications/cloud Data Centers
Massive Scale-out Data Centers
Big Data Applications
High-capacity Density Raid Storage
Mainstream Enterprise External Storage Arrays
Distributed File Systems, Including Hadoop And Ceph
Enterprise Backup And Restore— D2D, Virtual Tape
Storage Capacity : 14 TB
Enclosure : Internal
Interface : SAS-12GBPS
512e Sector Size (Bytes Per Sector) : 512
4KN Sector Size (Bytes Per Sector) : 4096
Drive Dimensions : 3.5 Inch
Mtbf : 2.5 Million Hours
Helium Sealed-drive Design : Yes
Superparity : Yes
Low Halogen : Yes
Powerchoice™ Idle Power Technology : Yes
Powerchoice™ Power/performance Technology : Yes
Low Halogen/Hot-Plug Support : Yes
Organic Solderability Preservative : Yes
Rsa 2048 Firmware Verification (SD&D) : Yes
DRIVE PERFORMANCE :
Interface Access Speed (GB/S) : 12.0, 6.0, 3.0
Sustained Data Transfer Rate OD (Max): Up To 261, 249 MBPS
Random Read/write 4K QD16 WCD (Iops) : 170/440
Average Latency : 4.16 MS
Interface Ports : Dual
Buffer : 256 MB
Rotational Speed : 7200 RPM
The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives have become increasingly popular for their increasing use in high-end workstations and servers. These drives are employed in consumer desktops and modern servers for their speed and reliability. Enterprises have made the SAS hard drives their de-facto standard. Now, the 12Gbps speed throws the usefulness of these drives up a notch.
Most professional hosting providers now use SAS 12Gbps hard drives for data production. These drives have proven useful in high input/output operations and critical website functions. Users trust these drives because there is no risk of data loss, corruption, or downtime.
SAS 12Gbps drives read, write, and process data within split seconds. The latest 12Gbps disks use the latest RAID hardware technology to offer faster data transfer and recovery rates. They are perfect for sequential data, high workloads, and random IOPS alike.
This function allows them to be best suited for servers that have 100 percent duty cycles. They do not only work with desktops and PCs, but they can read/write data 24/7.
SAS 12Gbps HDDs have received utmost attention in the market as a result of its high performance. These performance benefits allow it to be useful for a wide variety of applications. For instance, a SAS 12Gbps connection can support up to four wide lanes per connection.
Connecting JBOD with these SAS drives can support up to 1200MB/s. These high-performance drives do not only help handle large workloads; they also offer cost-effective expansion to an already robust system.
Also, each 12Gbps high-performance SAS drives can offer users a rotational speed of up to 15000 rpm.
They provide a great bandwidth enough to perform efficiently. The robust performance of SAS 12Gbps drives clearly a worthy investment for improved performance of servers and desktops. They provide very large amounts of storage options and a cost-effective choice for users.
The flexibility is one of the best benefits of SAS 12Gbps drives. These drives have configured flexibility, which allows them to work perfectly with several devices without modification or changes. Many of them feature a Universal Serial controller for seamless system support.
SAS 12Gbps hard drives can also be partitioned in a storage pool and assigned to servers for work-intensive applications. They are a perfect fit for server systems, including reservation systems, medical imaging, and more!
Only this range of SAS hard drives can provide users with the best worlds of flexibility. This way, allowing them to support use with other drives.
12Gbps SAS-based storage systems have the benefit of dual-port capability. This allows them to provide a redundant path to the drives in case of controller failover. These drives also operate on separate point-to-point connections. That way, it is rare for drive connection loss to affect them.SAS 12Gbps HDDs are built to handle the rigors of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.