Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium)

Maximum Storage Capacity for the Highest Rackspace Efficiency

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What’s in the Hard Drive?
  • Fast 10TB nearline hard drive in a robust sealed-drive architecture
  • At 550TB/yr, it’s 10× the workload rating of desktop drives
  • Proven technology backed by the industry’s best MTBF at 2.5M hours
  • Incredible rackspace efficiency

Fastest, Biggest, and with Lowest TCO

  • 10TB drives1 deliver up to 25% more petabytes per rack2
  • Advanced Write Caching feature for 20% boost in random write performance over last-generation HDDs
  • Reduced TCO thanks to reduced power and cooling costs and lower weight
  • Integrates easily in hyperscale and high-density data center applications with both SATA and SAS interfaces
  • 24×7 data availability backed by a 2.5M-hour MTBF and 5-year limited warranty
  • Robust wide-weld sealed drive design and field-proven technology for long-term reliability
  • Protect data where it lives—on the drive—with Seagate Secure® Self-Encrypted Drive technology

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1. Seagate recommends validating your configuration with your HBA/RAID controller manufacturer to help ensure full capacity capabilities.
2. Compared to 8TB drives in a 42U rack.

Datacenter Rack

Imagine 9PB in a 42U Rack

The Seagate® 10TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) is engineered to lower the total cost of ownership in today's large-scale data centers. You can build maximum-density storage solutions that scale to meet your future capacity needs—while slashing your TCO.

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Built for Speed—Right Where It’s Needed


The Seagate 10TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) lets you turbocharge data transfers with dependably fast read/write performance. Meet your workload requirements while minimizing your data center footprint. Manage increasing volumes of data in cloud data centers much faster thanks to advanced write caching algorithms.

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20%

Better random write performance (over last-gen 8TB competitive HDDs)

Minimal TCO. Maximum MTBF.

With a 5-year limited warranty and the lowest power consumption in its class, the Seagate 10TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) helps you shrink power and cooling costs. Dramatically reduce IOPS/watt while improving rack density thanks to lowest-in-class drive weight.

10G

Lighter per drive (2% less weight in a 9PB 42U rack)

2.5M hrs

MTBF (mean time between failures)

550TB/year

Workload rate limit (10× that of desktop drives)

Designed for Reliability

A host of engineering innovations ensures a better hermetically sealed—and so much more dependable—drive. Premium materials, including a wrought-aluminum base, gas-impermeable enclosure, and wide-weld sealed drive design ensure maximum reliability. Humidity sensor and corrosion protection offer increased resistance to harsh environments. For industry-best data security, these drives even offer Secure Download & Diagnostics (SD&D), Seagate Secure Self-Encrypted Drive (SED) and FIPS support.

IT Pros Rate Seagate Enterprise HDDs as Best-In-Class for a 4th Consecutive Year

Seagate was again selected by IT professionals as the 2016 Market Leader for Enterprise HDDs. Get the full report to see the survey data behind the voting for Market, Performance, Reliability, Price, Service & Support, and Innovation Leaders.
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Model Data Sheet User Manual Generation Capacity Max. Sustained Transfer Rate OD (MB/s, MiB/s) Options
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 512e SATA Hyperscale
ST10000NM0016
V.6 10TB 249MB/s Hyperscale 512e
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB, 512e SATA Standard
ST10000NM0086
V.6 10TB 254MB/s
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 512e SATA SED-FIPS
ST10000NM0176
V.6 10TB 254MB/s Encryption/FIPS
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 4Kn SATA SED-FIPS
ST10000NM0186
V.6 10TB 254MB/s Encryption/FIPS
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 4Kn SATA SED
ST10000NM0166
V.6 10TB 254MB/s Encryption
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 4Kn SAS Standard
ST10000NM0206
V.6 10TB 254MB/s
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 512e SATA SED
ST10000NM0156
V.6 10TB 254MB/s Encryption
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 512e SAS SED
ST10000NM0216
V.6 10TB 254MB/s Encryption
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 4Kn SAS SED
ST10000NM0226
V.6 10TB 254MB/s Encryption
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 512e SAS Standard
ST10000NM0096
V.6 10TB 254MB/s
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 512e SAS SED-FIPS
ST10000NM0236
V.6 10TB 254MB/s Encryption/FIPS
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 4Kn SATA Standard
ST10000NM0146
V.6 10TB 254MB/s
Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD (Helium) V6 10TB 4Kn SAS SED-FIPS
ST10000NM0246
V.6 10TB 254MB/s Encryption/FIPS