Ultrastar C15K600

  • 600GB, 450GB & 300GB
  • 2.5-inch
  • Enterprise Hard Drive

  • Mission-critical Performance – 15,000 RPM for faster data access
  • Best-in-class Power Management – Enables industry-leading power efficiency
  • Enterprise-class Protection – Multiple security and data encryption options

When you need superior performance in a small form factor for mission-critical applications, trust the Ultrastar® C15K600 in your high performance computing (HPC) environment. Spinning at 15K RPM, this drive really performs; it delivers more than 38% faster sequential and 2.5X faster random write performance. We've also included a broad range of security and encryption features to protect your data. To maximize performance and valuable floor space, trust the HGST Ultrastar® C15K600.

Advanced Format Models
Standard Models
General
Model # / Part #
HUC156060CS420x
HUC156045CS420x
HUC156030CS420x
HUC156060CSS20x
HUC156045CSS20x
HUC156030CSS20x *See values for x i
Interface
SAS 12Gb/s
SAS 12Gb/s
Capacity (GB)
600GB / 450GB / 300GB
600GB / 450GB / 300GB
Recording Zones
40
40
Data Heads (physical)
6 / 4 / 3
6 / 4 / 3
Data Disks
3 / 2 / 2
3 / 2 / 2
Sector Size (Variable, Bytes/sector)
4096-Byte (512e, 4Kn)
512-Byte (512n)
Max Areal Density (Gbits/sq. in.)
460
528
Performance
Data Buffer (MB)
128
128
Rotational Speed (RPM)
15,030
15,030
Latency Average (ms)
<2.0
<2.0
Interface Transfer Rate (MB/sec, max)
1200
1200
Sustained Transfer Rate (MB/sec, typ.)
189 to 271
175 to 250
Seek Time (read, ms, typical)
2.9 / 3.1
2.9 / 3.1
Reliability
Error Rate (non-recoverable, bits read)
10 in 10^17
10 in 10^17
MTBF (M hours)
2
2
Availability (hrs/day x days/wk)
24x7
24x7
Acoustics
Idle (Bels)
3.2
3.2
Power
Requirement
+5 VDC (+/-5%), +12 VDC (+/-5%)
+5 VDC (+/-5%), +12 VDC (+/-5%)
Operating (W, typical)
7.5 / 7.0 / 7.0
7.5 / 7.0 / 7.0
Active Idle (W, avg)
5.8 / 5.1 / 5.0
5.8 / 5.1 / 5.0
Power Consump. Efficiency Index (W/GB)
0.0096 / 0.0113 / 0.0168
0.0096 / 0.0113 / 0.0168
Physical Size
Z-Height (mm)
14.8
14.8
Dimensions (width x depth, mm)
70.1 x 100.45
70.1 x 100.45
Weight (g, max)
219
219
Environmental (operating)
Ambient Temperature
5° to 55° C
5° to 55° C
Shock (half-sine wave)
60G
60G
Vibration (5 to 500 Hz)
0.4, all axes
0.4, all axes
Environmental (non-operating)
Ambient Temperature
-40° to 70° C
-40° to 70° C
Shock (half-sine wave)
>300G
>300G
Vibration (5 to 500 Hz)
1.5G, all axes
1.5G, all axes

Highlights

  • 15K RPM performance
  • Capacities up to 600GB
  • Industry-leading 12Gb/sec SAS moves more data quickly and reliably
    • - Compared to 15K 3.5-inch HDDs:
    • - 2.5X faster random write performance
    • - 14% faster random read performance
    • - 38% faster sequential performance
    • - 54% lower active and idle power
    • - 70% smaller footprint
  • 2M hours MTBF rating
  • 128MB cache buffer manages data efficiency
  • Security & encryption models including ISE, TCG-SED & FIPS 140-2 certified TCG-SED

Applications/Environments

  • High Performance Computing (HPC) & other high-performance, mission-critical applications requiring 24x7 availability
  • Tier 0/1 enterprise-class servers and networked storage arrays
  • High reliability blade, pedestal and rack-mounted servers
  • Systems needing the highest levels of data security to meet compliance-driven requirements
  • Databases and intense Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)
  • Servers and storage arrays (DAS, SAN and NAS)