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Seagate Enterprise ST6000NM021A internal hard drive 3.5" 6000 GB Serial ATA III(ST6000NM021A)

Mfg. SKU: ST6000NM021A

SKU: 1032274

EAN: 8719706015141

HDD size
3.5 "
HDD capacity
6000 GB
HDD speed
7200 RPM
£170.93 £142.44
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Enterprise Drive for Bulk Data Applications

Exos 7E8 hard drives support up to 8TB per drive, offering bulk data storage for data centerinfrastructures requiring a highly reliable enterprise hard drive.

Seagate ST6000NM021A

Key features

Data centers

Hyperscale applications/cloud data centers.


Massive scale-out data centers.

HPC applications

OLTP and HPC applications.

RAID storage

High-capacity density RAID storage.

Storage arrays

Mainstream enterprise external storage arrays.

Hadoop and Ceph

Distributed file systems, including Hadoop and Ceph.

Enterprise backup

Enterprise backup and restore-D2D, virtual tape.

Virtual tape

Enterprise backup and restore-D2D, virtual tape, centralized surveillance.

Enterprise Drive

Reliable access

Exos 7E8 provides cost-effective, reliable access to unstructured data.

Catalyze the datasphere

Built on field-proven 10th-generation conventional magnetic recording (CMR) technology, the Exos 7E8 drive helps to catalyze the datasphere, enabling data center architects and IT professionals to deliver trusted performance, rock-solidreliability, ironclad security, and low TCO for demanding 24×7 operations.

Robust Bulk Data Storage for a 24×7 World

Support workloads of 550TB per year

Exos 7E8 drives are backed by a 2 million hour MTBF rating and support workloads of 550TB per year - 10× that of desktop hard drives.

Rotational vibration design

With state-of-the-art cache, on-the-fly error-correction algorithms, and rotational vibration design, the Exos 7E8 helps ensure consistent performance in replicated and RAID multi-drive systems.

High Performance for Mainstream Data Center Applications

Cost-effective data

Meet your storage workload requirements in the most efficient and cost-effective data center footprint on the market today.

Bulk storage

The Exos 7E8 delivers easy integration into bulk storage systemswith 12Gb/s SAS and SATA 6Gb/s interface options.

PowerChoice™ and Seagate RAID Rebuild®

With user-definable innovative technology advancements like PowerChoice™ and Seagate RAID Rebuild®, you can tailor your nearline storage requirements for even greater improvements in lowering your TCO.

Enhanced Reliability, Data Protection, and Security

Protect data

Advanced security features help protect data where it lives—on the drive.

Tamper-resistent hard drive

Exos 7E8 prevents unauthorized drive access and safeguards stored data with security features that include Secure Downloads & Diagnostics, TCG-compliant Self-Encrypting Drive, and government-grade FIPS/Common Criteria tamper-resistent hard drive.


Seagate Secure™ drives simplify drivere purposing and disposal, help protect data-at-rest, and comply with corporate and federal data security mandates.

HDD size
3.5 "
HDD capacity
6000 GB
HDD speed
7200 RPM
Serial ATA III
Component for
HDD interface transfer rate
6 Gbit/s
HDD sustained transfer rate
226 MiB/s
Average latency
4.16 ms
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
2000000 h
Weight & dimensions
101.8 mm
26.1 mm
147 mm
693 g
Power consumption (idle)
6.2 W
Operating voltage
5 / 12 V
Packaging data
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 60 °C
Non-operating vibration
5 G