Seagate Exos X10 3.5-Inch Internal 4Kn SAS Enterprise Hard Drive
Perfect for storage-intensive workloads, OLTP, Hadoop, Ceph and HPC applications
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Scalable. Responsive. Innovative.
For everything hyperscale, there’s Exos X— the most powerful way to access the datasphere and harness the full potential of the cloud. Exos X16, Exos X12, and Exos X10 enterprise hard drives integrate the latest technology in support of a scalable, secure, and reliable cloud data center. Specifically designed to work in highly scalable environments requiring low power consumption and weight, the Exos X series hard drives perform consistently while scaling to meet the stringent TCO requirements of most cloud-based data centers.
Exos X10 Series
The Seagate Exos™ X10 hard drive includes 10TB and 8TB secure, high-capacity, high-performance enterprise hard drives optimized for demanding hyperscale applications for maximum TCO savings.
- Stores up to 9PB in a single 42U rack with helium technology
- Advanced Write Caching provides a 20% performance boost*
- Perfect for OLTP and HPC applications
- Hyperscale SATA model tuned for large data transfers
- Proven reliability backed by 2.5M-hr MTBF
- Lowest 10TB power consumption
- Up to 6% savings per rack per year*
- Hyperscale applications/cloud data centers
- Massive scale-out data centers
- OLTP and HPC 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
* Compared to 8TB competitive product.
Maximum Storage Capacity for High Rack Space Efficiency
The Exos X10 enterprise hard drives support up to 10TB per drive,1 providing 25% more petabytes per rack.2 High storage densities allow the latest technology and greatest efficiencies to help catalyze the datasphere, enabling data center architects and IT professionals to deliver trusted performance, rock-solid reliability, ironclad security and low TCO for demanding 24×7 operations.
Industry's Highest Performance Combined With the Lowest Power and Weight for Lower TCO
Exos X10 drives offer the industry's highest 10TB hard drive performance with advanced write caching, making it perfect for OLTP, Hadoop, Ceph and HPC applications. The hyperscale SATA model is tuned for large data transfers and offers a 20% boost in random write performance.2 Experience the industry's best in IOPS/watt by optimizing your storage with Seagate's PowerBalance™ feature.
Innovative Helium Design
The proven, enterprise-class Exos X10 is backed by a 2.5M-hour MTBF. Built on a wroughtaluminum base, the helium-sealed drive design with no porosity and uniform density is engineered with superior material and a wide-weld design, and utilizes the latest hermetic interconnect technology to support higher data rate heads and higher pin counts to excel in extreme thermal conditions in a robust storage infrastructure. These Seagate X class hard drives provide digital environmental sensors that measure internal humidity, pressure and temperature, to help ensure high reliability and performance.
Enhanced Enterprise Reliability, Data Protection and Security
The Exos X10 hard drives offer advanced security features that help protect data where it lives—on the drive. Advanced security levels to prevent unauthorized access to a drive and safeguard stored data include Seagate Downloads & Diagnostics, TCG-compliant SelfEncrypting Drive and government-grade FIPS/Common Criteria tamper-resistent hard drive.3 Seagate Secure™ drives simplify drive repurposing and disposal, help protect data-at-rest, and comply with corporate and federal data security mandates.
1 Seagate recommends validating your configuration with your HBA/RAID controller manufacturer to ensure full capacity capabilities.
2 Compared to 8TB competitive product.
3 Self-Encrypting Drives (SED) are not available in all models or countries. May require TCG-compliant host or controller support.
|Specifications - 4K Native||12Gb/s SAS Standard|
|SED-FIPS/Common Criteria Model1,2,3||ST10000NM0246||—|
|Helium Sealed-Drive Design With Wide Weld||Yes||Yes|
|Digital Environmental Sensors||Yes||Yes|
|Protection Information (T10 DIF)||Yes||Yes|
|Low Halogen/Hot-Plug Support4||Yes||Yes|
|Cache, Multisegmented (MB)||256||256|
|Organic Solderability Preservative||Yes||Yes|
|Reliability / Data Integrity|
|Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF, hours)||2,500,000hr||2,500,000hr|
|Reliability Rating @ Full 24×7 Operation (AFR)||0.35%||0.35%|
|Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read||1 sector per 10E15||1 sector per 10E15|
|Power-On Hours per Year (24×7)||8760||8760|
|Sector Size (Bytes per Sector)||4096, 4160, 4224||4096, 4160, 4224|
|Limited Warranty (years)||5||5|
|Spindle Speed (RPM)||7200RPM||7200RPM|
|Interface Access Speed (Gb/s)||12.0, 6.0, 3.0||12.0, 6.0, 3.0|
|Max. Sustained Transfer Rate OD (MB/s)||249MB/s||249MB/s|
|Random Read/Write 4K QD16 WCD (IOPS)||170, 370||170, 370|
|Average Latency (ms)||4.16||4.16|
|Rotation Vibration @ 1500 Hz (rad/s²)||12.5||12.5|
|Idle A (W) Average||6W||5.5W|
|Max Operating Power, Random Write (WCD) 4K/4Q RR50% / RW50%||9.0||9.0|
|Max Operating Power, Random Read 4K/16Q (W)||9.4||9.4|
|Power Supply Requirements||+12 V and +5 V||+12 V and +5 V|
|Temperature, Operating (°C)||5°C – 60°C||5°C – 60°C|
|Vibration, Nonoperating: 10Hz to 500Hz (Grms)||2.27||2.27|
|Shock, Operating 2ms (Read/Write) (Gs)||70/40Gs||70/40Gs|
|Shock, Nonoperating, 1ms/2ms (Gs)||250||250|
|Height (mm/in, max)2||26.11mm/1.028in||26.11mm/1.028in|
|Width (mm/in, max)2||101.85mm/4.010in||101.85mm/4.010in|
|Depth (mm/in, max)2||147.0mm/5.787in||147.0mm/5.787in|
|Carton Unit Quantity||20||20|
|Cartons per Pallet/Cartons per Layer||40 / 8||40 / 8|
1 Invoice SPA required for most SED and SED-FIPS models.
2 Self-Encrypting Drives (SED) and FIPS 140-2 Validated drives are not available in all models or countries. May require TCG-compliant host or controller support.
3 See FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Certificate at: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2011.htm#1635
4 Supports Hotplug operation per Serial ATA Revision 2.6 specification.
5 These base deck dimensions conform to the Small Form Factor Standard (SFF-8301) found at www.sffcommittee.org. For connector-related dimensions, see SFF-8323.
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