Toshiba MG04SCA60EE 6TB Enterprise SAS 3.5" Hard Disk Drive

Toshiba Part #/MPN: MG04SCA60EE

DiscTech Item #: TOS-MG04SCA60EE-RF-OE

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Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 6TB

Speed: 7,200RPM

Interface Types: SAS Serial Attached SCSI

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 205

Average Seek Time: 4.17

Electrical Interface: SAS-3 Serial Attached SCSI v3 - 12.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 128MB

Toshiba MG04SCA60EE 6TB 12Gbps 7.2K RPM 512e Enterprise SAS HDD - Refurbished


The up to 6TB Enterprise Capacity HDD models (MG04SCAxxEx) come in a robust design with 3.5-inch form factor and performance of 7,200 rpm.

Features of MG04SCAxxEx include 12 Gbit/s SAS interface, Toshiba persistent write cache technology, industry-standard 4K native (4Kn) and 512e Advanced Format sector technologies for optimum performance in the latest generation of servers and storage systems. While 4Kn models (MG04SCAxxEA) offer optimum performance and compatibility with 4K applications, the support for legacy applications and operating environments that require 512B sector lengths is provided by 512e models (MG04SCAxxEE).
Model options supporting Sanitize Instant Erase (SIE) are also available. This feature may help to protect data from unintended disclosure in the event that drives are re-purposed or moved outside of data center environments.

Key Features

  • Industry Standard 3.5-inch 26.1 mm Height Form-Factor
  • Large Capacity (6 / 5 / 4 / 2 TB Models)
  • 7,200rpm Performance
  • Dual-Port 12.0 Gbit/s SAS Interface
  • 550 total TB Transferred per Year Workload Rating
  • 4Kn or 512e Advanced Format Sector Technology
  • Introducing Toshiba Persistent Write Cache Technology for Data-Loss Protection in Sudden Power-Loss Events
  • Sanitize Instant Erase (SIE) Option Available


  • Engineered for Mid-line / Nearline Business Critical Workloads
  • Tier 2 Business-Critical Servers and Storage Systems
  • Servers Supporting Application Workloads that Benefit from High Capacity per Spindle
  • Capacity-Optimized Data Center Storage Systems


This drive is compatible with any server that accepts 3.5in x 1.0in (LFF) SAS drives.

Toshiba Enterprise HDD
Standard Model NumbersMG04SCA60EE
Alt Model NumbersHDEPF10GEA51
Basic Specifications
Interface Speed12Gbps
Formatted Capacity6TB / 6000GB
Logical Data Block Length (HOST)512 / 520 / 528 B (Emulation)
Logical Data Block Length (DISK)4,096 / 4,160 / 4,224 B
Environmental ComplianceRoHS Compatible
Buffer Size128 MB
Rotational Speed7,200 rpm ±0.1 %
Average Latency Time4.17 ms
Data Transfer Speed (Sustained)205 MiB/s
Unrecoverable Error Rate10 per 10e16 bits read
MTTF1,400,000 hours
24 x 7 OperationYes
Workloads550 TB/y
Power Requirements
Supply Voltage5 V ±5%
12 V ±5%
Power Consumption (Read / Write)11.8 W
Power Consumption (Idle-B)6.1 W Typ
Dimensions & Weight
Height26.1 mm Max
Width101.6 mm ±0.25 mm
Length147 mm Max
Weight770 g Max
Environmental Requirements
Temperature (Operating)5 to 55°C
Temperature (Non-operating)-40 to 70°C
Humidity (Operating)5 to 90 % R.H.
Humidity ( Non-operating )5 to 95 % R.H.
Altitude ( Operating )-305 to 3,048 m { -1,000 to +10,000 feet }
Altitude ( Non-operating )-305 to 12,192 m { -1,000 to +40,000 feet }
Vibration ( Operating )7.35 m/s { 0.75 G } ( 5 to 300 Hz )
Vibration ( Non-operating )49 m/s { 5 G } ( 5 to 500 Hz )
Shock ( Operating )686 m/s { 70 G } ( 2 ms duration )
Shock ( Non-operating )2,940 m/s { 300 G } ( 2 ms duration )

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ROHS Compliant

Alternate MPNs: HDEPF10GEA51 HDEPF10JBA51F

Weight: 1.8 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech


Condition Levels Explained

These products have had NO problems or failures, they merely have some usage. The product has been professionally returned to excellent condition. These items have been fully tested, formatted (if appropriate) &repackaged. Hard drives are fully vetted for surface defects and wear, only healthy disks are approved for resale to our customers. Please see our refurbishing process for more details. Watch a video about our refurbishing process

1 Year DiscTech Warranty

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