Seagate Savvio 10K.5 ST9900605SS SAS SED Hard Drive

Seagate Part #/MPN: ST9900605SS

DiscTech Item #: SGT-ST9900605SS-BN-5Y

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Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 900GB

Speed: 10,000RPM

Interface Types: SAS Serial Attached SCSI

Form Factor: 2.5inx15mm SFF Server Drive

Encryption/SED Supported

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 168

Average Seek Time: 3.7 / 4.1

Electrical Interface: SAS-2 Serial Attached SCSI v2 - 6.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 64MB

Seagate Savvio 10K.5 ST9900605SS 900GB 10K 6Gbps SFF Serial SCSI / SAS Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) - Brand New

Ideal for NAS, SAN and DAS external enterprise storage solutions.

This fifth-generation Savvio 10K.5 drive provides the highest capacity and best reliability available in a small form factor, 10K-RPM enterprise hard drive. This drive enables 3.5-inch to 2.5-inch form factor transition and widespread market adoption of 2.5-inch-based external storage solutions for enterprise OEMs, system designers and end-user organizations. Self-Encrypting Drives (SED) and FIPS 140-2 Validated™ SED security options are available to help you protect your data.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Delivers the highest-capacity in a 2.5-inch, 10K-RPM hard drive (up to 900GB) to manage more data without increasing the number of drives
  • First SFF drive to offer four capacity points on a single platform
  • Industry-leading 0.44% AFR for field-proven reliability
  • Improves performance for faster data storage and access
  • Reduces power consumption and enables green IT initiatives
  • PowerChoice™ technology for T10-compliant power management enables IT organizations to tailor systems for performance and power consumption
  • Reduces system design, qualification and inventory costs for OEMs
  • Enables data centers to better manage hard drive transitions
  • Protection Information protects against inadvertent data change¹
  • Seagate Unified Storage architecture reduces system complexity and operating costs by converging disparate interfaces, form factors and security standards


This drive is compatible with any server that accepts small form factor (SFF) SAS hard drives

Model NumberST9900605SS
Interface6-Gb/s SAS
Areal density (avg)506Gb/in2
Guaranteed Sectors1,758,174,768
Height (maximum)15.00mm (0.591 in)
Width (maximum)70.10mm (2.760 in)
Length (maximum)100.45mm (3.955 in)
Weight (typical)205g (.451 lb)
Spin Speed (RPM)10,000 RPM
Sustained data transfer rate168MB/s
Average latency3.0ms
Random read seek time3.7ms
Random write seek time4.1ms
I/O data transfer rate600MB/s
Unrecoverable read errors1 in 10^16
MTBF2,000,000 hours
Annual Failure Rate0.44%
12V start max current1.00A
5V start max current0.63A
Average idle power4.42W
Ambient Temperature
Maximum operating temperature change20°C per hour
Maximum nonoperating temperature change20°C per hour
Operating Shock (max)40 Gs for 11ms
Nonoperating Shock (max)400 Gs for 2ms
Acoustics (Idle Volume)3.0 bels
Storage TypeHDD

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ROHS Compliant

Weight: 1 lb

Warranty: 5 Year Manufacturer

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