The Seagate ST20000NM003D is a 20TB, 7.2K RPM SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) internal hard drive with a 12 Gbps data transfer rate and 256MB cache. It is designed for enterprise-level storage systems and servers. The drive has a large storage capacity and the 7.2K RPM speed, 12 Gbps data transfer rate and large cache size makes it suitable for high-performance storage applications such as data warehousing, video editing, and large-scale data backup. The drive also comes with advanced power management, enhanced error correction, and a robust mechanical design which are features that help ensure data integrity and long-term reliability. Additionally, Seagate also offers a five-year warranty on the drive, which is a sign of the company's confidence in its reliability.
The Seagate ST20000NM003D is a 20TB, 7.2K RPM SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) internal hard drive with a 12 Gbps data transfer rate and 256MB cache. It is designed to be compatible with a wide range of enterprise-level storage systems and servers that support the SAS interface. The SAS interface is widely used in enterprise storage systems, servers and other high-performance computing applications, which makes the drive more compatible with various devices. Additionally, this drive supports backwards compatibility with 6Gbps and 3Gbps SAS and SAS-1.1 devices and also it is compatible with a wide range of operating systems and software, including Windows, Linux, and VMware. This makes it easy for IT administrators to integrate the drive into existing storage systems and infrastructure, and to manage and maintain the drive over the long-term.
The Seagate ST20000NM003D is a high-performance hard drive designed for enterprise-level storage systems and servers. The drive has a large storage capacity of 20TB, which allows for storing large amounts of data. The drive also has a 7.2K RPM speed, which is considered to be high for a hard drive, meaning that it can quickly access and retrieve data from the disk.
Additionally, the drive has a 12 Gbps data transfer rate, which is considered high and enables fast data transfer between the drive and the host system. The drive also comes with a large 256MB cache, which acts as a buffer between the drive and the host system, allowing for faster data access and retrieval. This is particularly useful for applications that require high IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second) such as video editing, data warehousing, and large-scale data backup.
The drive also has advanced power management, enhanced error correction, and a robust mechanical design which are features that help ensure data integrity and long-term reliability. All of these features combined make the Seagate this product a high-performance drive that is well suited for demanding storage applications.
General Information about this Seagate ST20000NM003D
- Brand Name: Seagate
- Model Number or SKU# ST20000NM003D
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- Sub Type: SAS-12GBPS
Technical Information of Seagate 20TB Hard Drive
- Storage Capacity: 20TB
- 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
Drive Performance of 7.2K RPM Hard Disk Drive
- Interface Access Speed (GB/S): 12.0, 6.0, 3.0
- Sustained Data Transfer Rate Od (max): 285/272 MBPS
- Random Read/write 4k QD16 Wcd (iops): 168/550
- Average Latency: 4.16 Ms
- Interface Ports: Dual
- Buffer: 256 MB
- Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
Dimension and Weight
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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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 the utmost attention in the market as a result of their 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 drive 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 are a cost-effective choice for users.
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 into 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, allows 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 rigours of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.
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