Seagate ST12000NE0008 12TB 6GBPS Hard Drive
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ST12000NE0008 Ironwolf Pro 12 Terabytes (TB) 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) 3.5 inch Large Form Factor (LFF) 256 Megabytes (MB) Buffer Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Internal Hard Disk Drive | Made by Seagate | New Bulk Pack | Call
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Product Introduction of the Seagate ST12000NE0008

In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage, the Seagate ST12000NE0008 emerges as a standout player, offering a robust solution for high-capacity storage needs. In this comprehensive review, we delve into the intricacies of the Seagate Ironwolf Pro 12TB HDD, exploring its key features, specifications, and performance metrics.

Key Specifications of the 12TB-7.2K RPM HDDSerial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 GBPS

The SATA 6GBPS interface establishes a high-speed connection between the HDD and the host system. This ensures optimal data transfer rates and responsiveness. The 6GBPS SATA interface is a standard in modern storage solutions, providing a balance between speed and compatibility.

Capacity: 12 Terabytes (TB)

The Seagate ST12000NE0008 boasts an impressive storage capacity of 12TB, making it a compelling choice for users seeking substantial space for data storage. Whether you're a creative professional dealing with large media files or a business requiring extensive data repositories, this HDD delivers ample room for your digital assets.

Spindle Speed: 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

At the heart of the Ironwolf Pro is its high-speed spindle motor, rotating at 7200 RPM. This ensures swift data access and retrieval, enhancing overall system performance. The 7200 RPM spindle speed is particularly beneficial for applications demanding quick data access and efficient file transfers.

Form Factor: 3.5 Inch Large Form Factor (LFF)

The 3.5-inch form factor of the ST12000NE0008 aligns with industry standards, fitting seamlessly into standard drive bays. The Large Form Factor (LFF) ensures compatibility with various storage setups, making it suitable for both desktop systems and storage servers with larger drive enclosures.

Buffer: 256 Megabytes (MB)

Facilitating smooth data transfers and read/write operations, the Seagate Ironwolf Pro integrates a substantial 256MB buffer. This cache size plays a crucial role in enhancing the drive's overall performance, especially when dealing with large files or multiple concurrent operations.

Internal Hard Disk Drive

Being an internal hard disk drive, the ST12000NE0008 is designed for installation within a host system, offering a reliable and dedicated storage solution. This makes it suitable for desktop computers, workstations, and servers where a high-capacity internal storage drive is essential.

Performance and Reliability

The Seagate Ironwolf Pro series is renowned for its focus on delivering performance and reliability for professional use. Let's explore the specific features that set the Ironwolf Pro apart and how they contribute to the overall user experience.

AgileArray Technology

At the core of Ironwolf Pro's performance lies Seagate's AgileArray technology. This feature optimizes the drive for 24/7 usage, ensuring consistent performance and reliability. Whether you're running a demanding application or maintaining a robust server, the AgileArray technology adapts to varying workloads with ease.

Multi-User Technology (TB/YR)

Businesses and professionals dealing with heavy data workloads will appreciate the Multi-User Technology of the ST12000NE0008, supporting up to 300TB per year. This feature is essential for environments with multiple users accessing and modifying data simultaneously, ensuring a smooth and responsive experience.

Rotational Vibration (RV) Sensors

In environments where multiple drives are operating concurrently, rotational vibrations can impact performance. The inclusion of Rotational Vibration (RV) Sensors in the Ironwolf Pro mitigates these effects, maintaining optimal performance even in setups with multiple drives. This is particularly valuable for server configurations with numerous drive bays.

Hot-Plug Support

The hotplug support feature adds a layer of convenience for users who need to replace or add drives without shutting down the entire system. This is especially advantageous in business settings where downtime is a critical factor. The Ironwolf Pro's hotplug support ensures seamless integration and maintenance.

Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

Reliability is a key consideration for any storage solution, and the Ironwolf Pro doesn't disappoint. With a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 1,200,000 hours, users can trust that the ST12000NE0008 is engineered for long-term reliability. This metric reflects the average time a drive operates before encountering a failure, providing peace of mind for users with mission-critical data.

Drive Performance Metrics

The performance of any storage device is a critical aspect that directly impacts user experience. Let's break down the key performance metrics of the Seagate ST12000NE0008 to understand how it handles various workloads.

Spindle Speed - 7200 RPM

The 7200 RPM spindle speed of the Ironwolf Pro translates to faster data access times. This is particularly beneficial for tasks that involve frequent read and write operations, such as video editing, gaming, or running applications that require quick data retrieval.

Cache Size - 256MB

A generous 256MB cache size plays a pivotal role in improving overall performance. The cache serves as a temporary storage area for frequently accessed data, reducing the time it takes for the drive to fetch information. This is advantageous in scenarios where large files or multiple tasks are in play.

Interface Access Speed - 6.0, 3.0, 1.5 Gbps

The SATA 6GBPS interface ensures a high-speed connection between the HDD and the host system. With interface access speeds of 6.0, 3.0, and 1.5 Gbps, the Ironwolf Pro accommodates a range of systems, providing flexibility without compromising performance.

Max. Sustained Transfer Rate - 250 Mbps

Efficient data transfer is a key requirement for storage solutions, and the ST12000NE0008 excels with a maximum sustained transfer rate of 250 Mbps. This makes it well-suited for tasks involving large file transfers, backups, and data-intensive applications.

Average Latency - 4.16 Ms

Low latency is crucial for responsive performance, especially in applications where real-time data access is essential. The ST12000NE0008 boasts an average latency of 4.16 milliseconds, ensuring minimal delay in accessing data and contributing to a smooth user experience.

Interface Ports - Single

The drive features a single interface port, simplifying installation and reducing complexity. This is particularly useful for users looking for a straightforward setup without the need for complex cabling.

General Information about this Seagate ST12000NE0008
  • Manufacturer: Seagate
  • Model Number or SKU# ST12000NE0008
  • Product Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Interface: SATA-6GBPS
  • Product Line: Ironwolf Pro
Key Features
  • Capacity: 12 TB Storage
  • Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
  • Drive Bays Supported: Up To 24 Bays
  • Multi-User Technology (TB/YR): 300
  • Rotational Vibration (RV) Sensors: Yes
  • Hot-Plug Support: Yes
  • MTBF: 1,200,000 Hours
Drive Performance
  • Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Cache: 256 MB
  • Interface Access Speed: 6.0, 3.0, 1.5 Gbps
  • Max. Sustained Transfer Rate: 250 Mbps
  • Average Latency: 4.16 Ms
  • Interface Ports: Single

In summary, the Seagate ST12000NE0008 Ironwolf Pro 12TB HDD stands out as a reliable and high-performing storage solution for professionals and businesses with demanding data needs. With a robust set of features, including a 7200 RPM spindle speed, 256MB buffer, and innovative technologies like AgileArray and Multi-User support, it caters to a diverse range of applications.

Whether you're building a high-capacity storage server or upgrading your desktop system, the Ironwolf Pro series delivers the performance and reliability required for data-intensive tasks. The inclusion of features like Rotational Vibration Sensors, hot-plug support, and a high MTBF further solidify its position as a dependable choice in the competitive landscape of internal hard disk drives. Invest in the Seagate ST12000NE0008 for a storage solution that not only meets but exceeds expectations, ensuring a seamless and efficient data storage experience.

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