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Seagate ST8000AS0002 SMR HDD compatibility
Posted by Yvon Lei on 11 May 2016 14:19

Seagate ST8000AS0002 SMR HDD

We afraid this HDD have some difference behavior as like extra long latency, it is difficult for RAID under heady loading or RAID rebuilding, also during file transmitting you could see bandwidth drop even to zero, thus we won't recommend use this HDD on Linux & Windows NAS for RAID or JBOD, and following pictures & link from media review for your reference:

http://www.storagereview.com/images/seagate_archive_8tb_sata_main_8k7030_throughput.png
http://www.storagereview.com/images/seagate_archive_8tb_sata_main_8k7030_avglatency.png

http://www.storagereview.com/what_is_shingled_magnetic_recording_smr
http://www.storagenewsletter.com/rubriques/hard-disk-drives/new-seagate-6tb-hdd-with-traditional-pmr-not-smr-shipping/

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