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Written by Olin Coles   
Tuesday, 27 October 2009
Table of Contents: Page Index
Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS Hard Drive ST3600057SS
Features and Specifications
First Look: Seagate Cheetah 15K.7
Drive Testing Methodology
Basic IO Bandwidth
Random Access IOPS Tests
I/O Response Time
Linear Bandwidth Speed
Sequential Performance Tests
Buffered Transaction Speed
Storage Media Final Thoughts
ST3600057SS Conclusion

Cheetah 15K.7 SAS Features

The higher performance and capacity of Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 drives reduce storage costs per GB and increase capacity per watt. The drive has the industry's highest reliability rating, reducing drive replacement costs. The Cheetah 15K.7 drive includes Seagate PowerTrimTM technology, which dynamically optimizes drive power consumption at all levels of activity.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Highest-performance 3.5-inch Tier 1 drive
  • Highest-capacity Tier 1 drive (600 GB)
  • Highest reliability rating in the industry
  • Seagate PowerTrim technology dynamically reduces power usage.
  • Supports 6-Gb/s SAS 2.0 and 4-Gb/s FC

The Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 is the highest performing, highest capacity 3.5-inch mission critical hard drive with best-in-class reliability for Tier 1 storage environments. This industry-leading enterprise drive reduces storage costs per GB while increasing capacity per watt. Drive power consumption is dynamically optimized at all levels of activity with Seagate's exclusive PowerTrim technology.

Key Advantages

  • Third-generation perpendicular recording for maximum capacity.
  • Unprecedented performance with a 16 percent increase in sustained data rate over the last generation, up to 171 MB/sec.
  • Industry's highest 3.5-inch drive reliability at 1.6-million-hours MTBF.
  • Seagate proprietary PowerTrim technology provides up to 21 percent improvement over the last generation in watts/GB at idle.
  • Advanced read/write technology delivers unrecoverable error rate of 1x10E16 and AFR of 0.55 percent
  • Available in 4Gb/s FC or 6Gb/s SAS interfaces

Best-Fit Applications

All mainstream enterprise applications, such as:

  • Email
  • Business processing
  • Transaction processing
  • Decision support
  • Storage area networks
  • Networked attached storage
  • Internet and e-commerce

Seagate ST3600057SS Specifications

Specifications
Model Number ST3600057SS
Interface SAS 2.0 6.0Gb/s
Cache 16MB
Capacity 600 GB
Areal density (avg) 225 Gbits/inch2
Guaranteed Sectors 1,172,123,568
PHYSICAL
Height (max) 26.10 mm (1.028 inches)
Width (max) 101.85 mm (4.010 inches)
Length (max) 146.99 mm (5.787 inches)
Weight (typical) 800 grams (1.76 pounds)
PERFORMANCE
Spindle Speed 15,000 rpm
Average latency 2.0 msec
Random read seek time 3.4 msec
Random write seek time 3.9 msec
RELIABILITY
MTBF 1,600,000 hours
Annual Failure Rate 0.55%
POWER
Maximum start current, AC 3.88 amps
Maximum start current, DC 1.91 amps



 

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