Ultrastar 7K6000

  • 6TB, 5TB, 4TB & 2TB
  • 3.5-inch
  • Enterprise Hard Drive

  • Capacity – Up to 6TB enterprise-class storage on HGST's proven 7th generation, 5-disk platform
  • Performance – Up to 3X faster random writes and 25% faster sequential performance over 7K4000
  • 12Gb/s SAS & 6Gb/s SATA – 12Gb/s SAS for high performance data centers; compatible with 6Gb/s SAS

When you are looking for economical, high-capacity enterprise-class storage, look to the Ultrastar® 7K6000. It delivers the value and performance you need for data center storage. For best-in-class random write and sequential performance, the Ultrastar® 7K6000 delivers 6TB of capacity in a 3.5-inch form factor. Innovations like patented Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) sensor technology optimize drive reliability in multi-drive RAID arrays and rack-mounted systems. Engineered for the highest quality, the Ultrastar 7K6000 passes stringent reliability testing. The ultra-reliable Ultrastar 7K6000 reduces downtime, eliminates service calls and minimizes TCO. Rely on the Ultrastar® 7K6000 to deliver value and performance to the cost-sensitive data center.

SATA Models
SAS Models
General
Model # / Part #
HUS7260xxALN61y
HUS7260xxALE61y
HUS7260xxALA61y*
HUS7260xxAL421y
HUS7260xxAL521y
HUS7260xxALA61y*
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
SAS 12Gb/s
Capacity (GB)
6TB / 5TB / 4TB / 2TB
6TB / 5TB / 4TB / 2TB
Sector Size (Variable, Bytes/sector)
4Kn: 4096 / 512e: 512
4Kn: 4096, 4112, 4160, 4224 / 512e: 51
Max Areal Density (Gbits/sq. in.)
512e/4Kn: 703 (6TB), 599 (<6TB) 512n*: 623
512e/4Kn: 703 (6TB), 599 (<6TB) 512n*: 623
Form Factor
3.5-inch HDD
3.5-inch HDD
Performance
Data Buffer (MB)
128
128
Rotational Speed (RPM)
7200
7200
Latency Average (ms)
4.16
4.16
Interface Transfer Rate (MB/sec, max)
600
1200
Sustained Transfer Rate (MB/sec, typ.)
MB/s: 227 (6TB), 202 (<6TB) / MiB/s: 216 (6TB), 192 (<6TB)
MB/s: 227 (6TB), 202 (<6TB) / MiB/s: 216 (6TB), 192 (<6TB)
Seek Time (read, ms, typical)
7.6 (Read), 8.0 (Write)
7.6 (Read), 8.0 (Write)
Reliability
Error Rate (non-recoverable, bits read)
1 in 10^15
1 in 10^15
MTBF (M hours)
2
2
Load/Unload Cycles
600,000 (at 40ºC)
600,000 (at 40ºC)
Availability (hrs/day x days/wk)
24x7
24x7
Reliability - Warranty (yrs)
5
5
Acoustics
Idle (Bels)
2.9 (Idle), 3.6 (Operating)
2.9 (Idle), 3.6 (Operating)
Power
Requirement
+5 VDC, +12 VDC
+5 VDC, +12 VDC
Operating (W, typical)
9.1
11
Low Power Idle (W, avg)
7.1
7.7
Power Consump. Efficiency Index (W/GB)
1.2W/TB / 0.0012W/GB (6TB)
1.3W/TB / 0.0013W/GB (6TB)
Physical Size
Z-Height (mm)
26.1
26.1
Dimensions (width x depth, mm)
101.6 (+/-0.25) x 147
101.6 (+/-0.25) x 147
Weight (g, max)
715
715
Environmental (operating)
Ambient Temperature
5° to 60°C
5° to 60°C
Shock (half-sine wave)
70
70
Vibration (5 to 500 Hz)
0.67 (XYZ)
0.67 (XYZ)
Environmental (non-operating)
Ambient Temperature
-40° to 70°C
-40° to 70°C
Shock (half-sine wave)
300
300
Vibration (5 to 500 Hz)
1.04 (XYZ)
1.04 (XYZ)

Highlights

  • Best-in-class random write and sequential performance
  • Reliable, field-proven, 7th generation 5-disk design
  • Compared to prior generation 7K4000
    • - 50% more capacity (6TB vs. 4TB)
    • - 33% better power efficiency (Watts/TB)
    • - Up to 3X faster random write performance thanks to media cache architecture
    • - 25% faster sequential read/write performance
  • 2M hours MTBF2 rating and 5-year limited warranty
  • 6Gb/s SATA & 12Gb/s SAS provides compatibility with next gen data centers
  • 12Gb/s SAS backwards compatible with 6Gb/s SAS
  • 128MB cache buffer improves response time and data management
  • Secure erase and Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) options
  • Advanced format 4Kn and 512e models
  • 512n format available in 4TB and 2TB capacities supports legacy systems

Applications/Environments

  • Cloud & Hyperscale storage
  • Distributed Files Systems like Ceph™ and Hadoop® to support Big Data Analytics
  • Video surveillance & content distribution
  • Direct & Network Attached Storage (DAS & NAS)
  • RAID arrays
  • Massive scale-out data centers (MSO)