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Seagate Constellation
6.8 out of 10

Seagate Constellation

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Seagate Enterprise Value HDD (Constellation CS) Review

30 April 2013
  • Summary: The Seagate Constellation CS is a drive designed specifically for enterprise organizations who are on a tight capital budget for low-priority data but don't want the risk of using consumer drives for enterprise workloads.
  • Pros: Low cost, enterprise-class drive, Optional SED, Power-efficient
  • Cons: Capacity, Performance, Configuration, Reliability/Data Integrity, Power Management, Environmental, Special Features, Dimensions for 3TB (HxWxD): 26.1mm (1.028") x 101.85mm (4.010") x 147.00mm (5.787"), Weight: 626g/1.38lb (3TB), Warranty: 3 years limited, Tops out at 3TB
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Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD Constellation ES.3 Review

22 February 2013
  • Summary: The Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5" hard drive line offers the top available capacity of 4TB, with several options ranging from SATA or SAS interface, to SED and FIPS security (SAS model only). The Constellation ES.3 also gets a bit of a performance upgrade over the ES.2 as well.
  • Pros: Faster than previous models in every single workload, Top capacity in the Enterprise SAS 7K class, Offered in both SAS and SATA interfaces, FIPS and SED security options
  • Cons: Capacities, Higher latency standard deviation in mixed workloads over ES and ES.2
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Seagate Constellation.2 and Constellation ES.2 Hard Drive Review

31 May 2011
  • Summary: This review produced surprising findings in two areas: between the 6Gbps SAS and SATA interfaces as well as between the 2.5-inch Constellation.2 and 3.5-inch Constellation ES.2. It’s really a toss-up between SAS and SATA; each benchmark was a tug-of-war between them.
  • Pros: Offered in SAS and SATA interfaces, High capacities for their respective form factors, Long warranty period
  • Cons: Available Capacities: 250GB/500GB/1TB, Interfaces: SATA 6Gbps, SAS 6Gbps (500GB/1TB only), Spindle Speed: 7200RPM, Cache: 64MB, Seek Time, Average Read/Write (ms): 8.5/9.5, Average Latency (ms): 4.16, Interface Ports: Dual, Idle Power Consumption: 3.85W, Random Read Operating Power Consumption: 6...
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Seagate Constellation.2: 2.5” Enterprise Hard Drive

21 March 2011
  • Conclusion: While the Constellation.2 is not a speed setter, it is not a sloth either. It is one of the fastest 7200RPM mobile drives and is able to compete against some of the 10K RPM drives. It also is faster than 3.5’’ 7200RPM drives on some applications.
  • Pros: Excellent performance, Balanced read and write, 2.5” form factor, 1TB capacity, 5 year warranty
  • Cons: 15mm thick – will not fit into laptops.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

Tweak Town
20 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Seagate designs small and delivers big with the new Constellation.2 Series of drives that deliver up to 1TB of capacity in a 2.5" form factor.
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Seagate Constellation (2TB x 3 Drives) & LSI 3Ware SAS 9750-4i 6Gb/s RAID Card

7 June 2010
  • Conclusion: The Seagate Constellation ES 2TB 6Gb/s drives are very capable lightning fast drives. It’s easy to overlook the fact that they are the first SAS 6Gb/s drives on the market. It would be easy to overlook the fact that they are SAS 6Gb/s drives done right.
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Overall 10
Value for money 10
Speed performance 10

Seagate Constellation schwarz 1 TB – zuverlässig und effizient

29 July 2013
  • Summary: Die Constellation gehört zur 4. Generation von Seagate-Festplatten und ist die ideale 3,5-Zoll-Lösung, wenn ein zuverlässiges sowie effizientes Laufwerk benötigt wird. Durch ihre große Speicherkapazität, die bei 1 TB liegt, die effektive Leistung und die beachtliche Geschwindigkeit bei der...
  • Pros: 5 Jahre Garantie, schnell und sicher, effizientes Strommanagement
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Overall 7

Seagate Constellation 7200.1 ST9500530NS 500 GB

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26 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Pevný disk Seagate Constellation 7200.1vyniká spolehlivostí, úsporou napájení a výkonem - nevadí mu ani nepřetržitý běh 24 hodin v kuse 7 dní v týdnu. Je úsporný díky technologii PowerChoice: disk může být v jednom ze čtyř napájecích stavů, v tom nejnižším odebírá jen 1,1 W.
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Seagate Constellation

8 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Seagate bietet mit der Constellation 2,5-Zoll-Enterprise-Festplatten mit geringem Stromverbrauch an. Die platzsparenden Laufwerke für den Dauerbetrieb sollen in Servern, Workstations und RAID-Systemen eine hohe Performance bieten.
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Seagate Constellation 7200.1 ST9500530NS im Test

17 July 2009
  • Summary: Die 2,5-Zoll-Festplatte Seagate Constellation 7200.1 ST9500530NS stellt im Test Temporekorde auf und glänzt mit Extras wie Dauerbetrieb und...
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