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Seagate Barracuda ES.2

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Seagate Barracuda ES.2 1TB SAS Hard Drive

22 March 2008
  • Excerpt: Let’s talk about SCSI for a moment. The disk interface which was once ubiquitous with high-end workstations and servers is now on the verge of obsolescence. With the influx of inexpensive and reliable Serial ATA hard disks and hardware SATA RAID controllers (which can provide excellent performance at a fraction of a SCSI’s price), it’s not surprising to see why legacy SCSI doesn’t even enter the mind of enterprise server and workstation platform buyers, even those...
  • Pros: Very Large Capacity for SAS Drive, Low Noise, Power Consumption, Best Price Per GB for SAS Drive To Date
  • Cons: Smaller 16MB Cache for SAS Version, Lingering Performance Issues, No Killer Features Compared to SATA Variants
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Seagate Barracuda ES.2 1TB Hard Drive

11 January 2008
  • Excerpt: A few months ago, we evaluated the 1-terabyte (TB) Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 SATA hard drive. We found the drive to offer many positive features in addition to its massive capacity. In this article, we'll be looking at Seagate's flagship enterprise-class, mass storage solution, the 1TB Barracuda ES.2 SATA hard drive.
  • Pros:   High capacity,   Strong performance,   32MB of cache,   5-year warranty
  • Cons:   Expensive,   Small jumper is a pain to remove
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Seagate's Barracuda ES.2 hard drive

6 December 2007
  • Summary: To say that the Barracuda ES.2's performance is disappointing would be an understatement. In fact, we were so surprised by the drive's scores in some tests that we contacted Seagate to see what was up. It's been a couple of weeks since, and they're still looking into it. Meanwhile, the ES.2 is , compelling us to share our results. Those results largely speak for themselves.
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Seagate Barracuda 36ES2 Hard Disk Drive Review

X-bit labs
20 March 2002
  • Summary: Barracuda 36ES2 features very fast mechanics, a rather dense platter, excellent linear read graph, andfast and smart interface. One more distinctive feature of this HDD is its noiselessness. The solutionis targeted for computers that work with video and "heavy" applications or low-end servers.
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Overall 8

Seagate Barracuda ES.2

PC Authority
9 September 2007
  • Summary: Monster storage; plus a choice of professional SAS or consumer SATA interfaces and reliability to boot.
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Overall 6

Seagate ST31000340NS

21 December 2010
  • Conclusion: Barracuda ES jest oznaczeniem serii dysków twardych przeznaczonych do ciężkiej, ciągłej pracy w profesjonalnych serwerach i macierzach. Cała seria składa się z czterech modeli różniących się przede wszystkim liczbą talerzy. Na jednym mieści się 250 GB i taką pojemność ma najmniejszy napęd. W kolejnych rośnie liczba talerzy aż do czterech i właśnie tyle ma ich testowany egzemplarz, największy z serii.
  • Pros: Krótki czas dostępu, Niezła obsługa multimediów
  • Cons: Przeciętna wydajność, Spore zużycie energii, Hałaśliwość
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Test: Seagate Barracuda ES.2 500 GB

5 October 2008