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Seagate IronWolf ST4000VN008 64MB 4TB vs. Seagate Exos X16 ST16000NM001G 256MB 16TB + 8

Noise level
23 - 26 dB
28 - 34 dB
28 - 32 dB
26 - 28 dB
23 - 24 dB
28 - 30 dB
20 dB
23 - 27 dB
20 dB
Connection
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
Interface
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
S-ATA 6Gb/s
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
146.99 mm
147 mm
147 mm
146.99 mm
146.99 mm
147 mm
146.99 mm
147 mm
147 mm
147 mm
Height
26.11 mm
26.1 mm
26.1 mm
26.11 mm
20.2 mm
26.1 mm
26.11 mm
26.1 mm
26.1 mm
26.1 mm
Width
101.85 mm
101.8 mm
101.8 mm
101.85 mm
101.85 mm
101.6 mm
101.85 mm
101.85 mm
101.6 mm
101.85 mm
Form factor
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
3.5 inches
Features
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
Shock protection, NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
Cache size
64 MB
256 MB
256 MB
256 MB
256 MB
64 MB
256 MB
512 MB
64 MB
256 MB
Hybrid disk (SSHD)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Recording technology
CMR
CMR
CMR
CMR
SMR
CMR
CMR
CMR
CMR
CMR
Release year
2016
2019
2020
2017
2012
2019
2019
2013
2018
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
3.95 - 4.8 W
6.3 - 10 W
5.3 - 9.4 W
7.6 - 8.8 W
3.9 - 5.1 W
2.7 - 4.1 W
5 - 14.6 W
7.63 W
3.3 - 4.5 W
12.02 W
Power consumption (standby)
0.5 W
5 W
0.6 W
0.3 W
0.4 W
1 W
4 W
0.4 W
4.53 W
Advanced Format (AF)
512e
512e
512e
4Kn
512e
512e
512e
512e
Internal transfer rate
263.38 MB/s
261 MB/s
270 MB/s
200 MB/s
220 MB/s
147 MB/s
250 MB/s
262 MB/s
150 MB/s
248 MB/s
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)
1000000 h
2500000 h
2500000 h
1200000 h
1000000 h
1200000 h
2500000 h
1000000 h
2500000 h
Number of disks (platters)
3 ​
9 ​
9 ​
5 ​
1 ​
3 ​
9 ​
4 ​
9 ​
Rotational speed
5900 RPM
7200 RPM
7200 RPM
7200 RPM
7200 RPM
5400 RPM
7200 RPM
7200 RPM
5400 RPM
7200 RPM
Storage capacity
4 TB
16 TB
18 TB
8 TB
2 TB
3 TB
16 TB
16 TB
4 TB
14 TB
Price/TB
22.25 £/TB
16.25 £/TB
19 £/TB
21.25 £/TB
21 £/TB
23.33 £/TB
22.94 £/TB
15.94 £/TB
21.75 £/TB
16.64 £/TB
Unrecoverable Read Error (URE)
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^15