Seagate Barracuda ES.2 1TB SAS Hard Drive
HDTune Pro Benchmarks
The Barracuda ES.2 SAS drive still suffers from somewhat high access/seek times at about 12ms for a single drive, but that’s to be expected from a 7,200 RPM drive from Seagate. CPU utilization was low in a single drive setup, although we see 5% CPU utilization when these SAS drives are paired up in a RAID-0 setup, which is a bit higher than we would have liked. We’ll likely chalk this up to the software-based Promise SAS RAID controller card.