Product Overview of the Seagate ST20000NM008D HDD
The Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 is a high-capacity, 7200 RPM hard disk drive designed for enterprise-level data storage. With a storage capacity of 20 terabytes, it is an ideal solution for large-scale storage needs such as cloud storage, data centers, and other mission-critical applications.
The Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 comes with the following key specifications:
- Storage capacity: 20 terabytes
- Form factor: 3.5 inches
- Interface: SATA-6Gbps
- Buffer size: 256 megabytes
- Rotational speed: 7200 RPM
Let's dive into each of these specifications in more detail.
The Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 comes with a whopping 20 terabytes of storage capacity, which is currently one of the largest available for a hard disk drive. This makes it ideal for applications that require massive amounts of storage space, such as video surveillance, big data analytics, and cloud storage.
The form factor of the Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 is 3.5 inches, which is the standard size for desktop hard disk drives. This makes it easy to install in most desktop computers, servers, and other storage systems.
The Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 uses the SATA-6Gbps interface, which provides a fast and reliable connection between the hard disk drive and the computer or storage system. This interface supports data transfer speeds of up to 6 gigabits per second, which is faster than most other hard disk drive interfaces.
The Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 comes with a 256-megabyte buffer size, which helps to improve the performance of the hard disk drive. This buffer acts as a temporary storage area for frequently accessed data, which can help to reduce the amount of time it takes for the hard disk drive to access and retrieve data.
The Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 has a rotational speed of 7200 RPM, which is the standard speed for most enterprise-level hard disk drives. This high-speed rotation allows for fast data access and retrieval, which is important for applications that require large amounts of data to be processed quickly.
The Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 is designed for enterprise-level reliability, which means that it is built to withstand the rigorous demands of mission-critical applications. It comes with several features that help to ensure data integrity and minimize the risk of data loss, including:
- Seagate Secure technology, which provides secure data storage and protects against unauthorized access and tampering.
- PowerChoice technology, which helps to optimize power consumption and reduce operating costs.
- RAID Rebuild technology, which helps to minimize the impact of disk failure and speed up the process of rebuilding a RAID array.
Fainaly the Seagate ST20000NM008D Exos X20 is a high-capacity, high-performance hard disk drive designed for enterprise-level data storage. With a storage capacity of 20 terabytes, it is an ideal solution for large-scale storage needs such as cloud storage, data centers, and other mission-critical applications. Its key specifications, including the SATA-6Gbps interface, 256-megabyte buffer size, and 7200 RPM rotational speed, make it a reliable and fast hard disk drive. Additionally, its enterprise-level reliability features help to ensure data integrity and minimize the risk of data loss.
General Information ST20000NM008D HDD
- Manufacturer: Seagate
- Manufacturer Part Number: ST20000NM008D
- Type: Hard Disk Drive
- Sub-Type: SATA-6GBPS
- Scalable 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
- Centralized Surveillance
- Storage Capacity : 20TB
- Enclosure : Internal
- 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
- Interface Access Speed (gb/s) : 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 : Single
- 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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When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly-performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect on both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 22TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect a read speed of up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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