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Enterprise HDD

Enterprise Capacity HDD

MG06ACAxxxx Series

The MG06ACA Enterprise Capacity HDD models provides up to 10TB of capacity and 7,200 rpm performance, in a robust design engineered for nearline business-critical workloads.

The MG06ACA model generation utilizes industry-standard 3.5-inch 26.1 mm height form factor and Advanced Format sector technologies for optimum capacity and data reliability. Models support Toshiba Persistent Write Cache technology which helps enhance performance while assuring the consistency of write operations in the event of a sudden loss of power. Equipped with SATA 6.0 Gbit/s interface, the Enterprise Capacity MG06ACA models help to save rack space and reduce the footprint and operational burden of business critical servers and storage systems.

The MG06ACA Series improves sustained transfer rate performance to 237 MiB/s and increases MTTF by 25% when compared to the prior MG05ACA series.  4Kn or 512e Advanced Format Sector Technology models are available.  4Kn sector models (MG06ACAxxxA) offer suitable performance and compatibility with the 4Kn-capable applications and operating environments. 512e sector models (MG06ACAxxxE) provide support for legacy applications and operating environments that require 512 byte sector lengths.

Key Features
  •  Industry Standard 3.5-inch 26.1 mm Height Form
  •  Large 10TB Capacity; plus 8TB and 6TB MG06 Series models
  • 7,200 rpm Performance
  • SATA 6.0 Gbit/s Interface
  • MTTF 2.5 M hours
  • 550 Total TB Transferred per Year Workload Rating
  • 4Kn or 512e Advanced Format Sector Technology
  • Toshiba Persistent Write Cache Technology for Data-Loss Protection in Sudden Power-Loss Events
  • Improved sustained transfer rate
  • Sanitize Instant Erase (SIE) option model available
Applications
  • Mid-line / Nearline Business Critical Workloads
  • Tier 2 Business-Critical Servers and Storage Systems
  • Workloads and Use-Cases that Benefit from High Capacity per Spindle
  • Capacity-Optimized Storage Systems
  • Cloud-scale Storage Infrastructure
  • Data Archive and Back-up Infrastructure

Specifications

4K native( 4Kn ) MG06ACA10TA MG06ACA800A MG06ACA600A
512emulation( 512e ) MG06ACA10TE MG06ACA800E MG06ACA600E
512emulation( 512e ) , SIE MG06ACA10TEY MG06ACA800EY MG06ACA600EY
Form Factor 3.5-inch
Interface SATA 6 Gbit/s
Formatted Capacity 10 TB 8 TB 6 TB
Buffer Size 256 MiB
Rotation Speed 7,200 rpm
Data Transfer Speed ( Sustained ) 237 MiB/s Typ. 230 MiB/s Typ.
MTTF 2,500,000 hours
Power Consumption( Idle - A ) 7.3 W Typ. 6.4 W Typ. 5.6 W Typ.
Weight 770 g Max
  • Product image may represent a design model.
  • Definition of capacity: Toshiba defines a megabyte (MB) as 1,000,000 bytes, a gigabyte (GB) as 1,000,000,000 bytes and a terabyte (TB) as 1,000,000,000,000 bytes.  A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB = 230 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and therefore shows less storage capacity.  Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system, such as Microsoft Operating System and/or pre-installed software applications, or media content.  Actual formatted capacity may vary.
  • A kibibyte (KiB) means 210, or 1,024 bytes, a mebibyte (MiB) means 220, or 1,048,576 bytes, and a gibibyte (GiB) means 230, or 1,073,741,824 bytes.
  • MTTF (Mean Time to Failure) is not a guarantee or estimate of product life; it is a statistical value related to mean failure rates for a large number of products which may not accurately reflect actual operation.  Actual operating life of the product may be different from the MTTF.
  •  Read and write speed may vary depending on the host device, read and write conditions, and file size.
  • SIE: Sanitize Instant Erase. SIE is a function to invalidate the data recorded on the magnetic disks at a blink.
  • "3.5-inch" mean the form factor of HDDs. They do not indicate drive's physical size.
  • PWC (Persistent Write Cache) with PLP (Power Loss Protection) :  PWC with PLP is a function to handle the write data that the drive reports "Normal completion" to the host but not being stored to hard disk media yet. The write data may be written to the commanded LBA on the hard disk media. The un-written data to hard disk media is stored to Flash memory using back up power by PLP when the power supply to the drive suddenly is shut down. And, after PLP operation, it may be required more time to start up the drive than in case of normal shutdown. 1) PLP does not secure data in the mode of all the power shutdowns. When power supplies other than recommended procedure are intercepted, data might be lost. 2) In the power shutdown before it reports on the Write completion, data not anticipated might be lost.
  • PLP (Power Loss Protection): PLP supports to record data in buffer memory to hard disk media utilizing back electromotive force along with media rotation inertia in case of sudden supply shut down.
  • Workload is a measure of the data throughput of the year, and it is defined as the amount of data written, read or verified by commands from the host system.

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