Seagate ST6000NM0044 6000GB SATA Hard Drive

Seagate Part #/MPN: ST6000NM0044

DiscTech Item #: SGT-ST6000NM0044-BN-5Y

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Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 6TB

Speed: 7,200RPM

Interface Types: SATA

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 216

Average Seek Time: 4.16

Electrical Interface: SATA 600 - 6.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 128MB

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Capacity-Optimized Enterprise Hard Drive for Bulk-Data Applications

  • Highest-capacity large form factor enterprise drive—50% more capacity over last generation with up to 6TB—for demanding data growth.

  • Fastest high-capacity HDD with best-in-class random and sequential read/write performance.
  • Eighth-generation drive technology for reliable access to bulk storage of unstructured data.
  • SATA 6Gb/s interfaces for easy integration into replicated and RAID storage systems.
  • Enhanced error correction, super parity for accurate data storage.
  • Industry-leading rotational vibration tolerance ensures consistent performance.
  • Improved power and cooling efficiencies with low power consumption and on-demand PowerChoice™ technology based on T10/T13 power management tandards.
  • Engineered for 24×7 workloads of 550TB/yr—10× that of desktop drives.
  • Engineered for 24×7 workloads of 550TB/yr—10× that of desktop drives.
  • Self-Encrypting Drive (AES-256) with FIPS 140-2 validation and Seagate Instant Secure Erase cuts IT drive retirement costs while securely protecting data at rest.

Best-Fit Applications

  • Hyperscale applications.
  • High-capacity RAID storage.
  • Mainstream enterprise external storage arrays (SAN, NAS, DAS).
  • Cloud data centers—replicated bulk data storage.
  • Enterprise backup and restore—D2D, virtual tape
  • Centralized surveillance.


This drive is compatible with any server that accepts 3.5" x 1.0" (LFF Hard Drive) SATA drives.

Drive ModelST6000NM0044
InterfaceSATA 6Gbps
Self-Encrypted DriveYes
Humidity SensorYes
Super ParityYes
Low HalogenYes
PowerChoice™ TechnologyYes
Hot-Plug SupportYes
Cache, Multisegmented (MB128
Reliability/Data Integrity
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF, hours1.4M
Reliability Rating @ Full 24x7 Operation (AFR) 0.63%
Nonrecoverable Read Errors per Bits Read1 sector per 10E15
Power-On Hours per Year8760 (24x7)
Sector Size (Bytes per Logical Sector) 512/4096
Spindle Speed (RPM) 7200
Interface Access Speed (Gb/s) 6.0
Max. Sustained Transfer Rate OD (MB/s) 216
Average Latency (ms) 4.16
Interface PortsSingle
Rotation Vibration @ 1500 Hz (rad/s) 12.5
Power Consumption
Idle Power, Average (W) 6.9
Typical Operating, Random Read (W) 11.27
Power Supply Requirements+12V and +5V
Temperature, Operating (°C) 5 to 60
Vibration, Nonoperating: 10Hz to 500Hz (Grms) 5.0
Shock, Operating, 2ms (Read/Write) (Gs) 70/40
Shock, Nonoperating, 1ms and 2ms (Gs) 250
Height (mm/in) 26.1/1.028
Width (mm/in) 101.85/4.010
Depth (mm/in) 147/5.878
Weight (g/lb) 780/1.720

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ROHS Compliant

Weight: 2.5 lb

Warranty: 5 Year Manufacturer

Brand New

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5 Year Manufacturer Warranty

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