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Toshiba MBF2300RC 16MB 300GB vs. Seagate IronWolf ST4000VN008 64MB 4TB + 9

Toshiba MBF2300RC 16MB 300GB

Toshiba MBF2300RC 16MB 300GB

£40.00

Free delivery
Seagate IronWolf ST4000VN008 64MB 4TB

Seagate IronWolf ST4000VN008 64MB 4TB

£85.20

£90.18 Incl. delivery
Seagate IronWolf ST8000VN004 256MB 8TB

Seagate IronWolf ST8000VN004 256MB 8TB

£169.90

£181.38 Incl. delivery
WD Red WD30EFRX 64MB 3TB

WD Red WD30EFRX 64MB 3TB

£65.00

Free delivery
WD Red Plus NAS WD40EFZX 128MB 4TB

WD Red Plus NAS WD40EFZX 128MB 4TB

£89.80

£90.48 Incl. delivery
Seagate Barracuda ST4000DM004 256MB 4TB

Seagate Barracuda ST4000DM004 256MB 4TB

£73.56

£74.00 Incl. delivery
WD Red Plus NAS WD80EFBX 256MB 8TB

WD Red Plus NAS WD80EFBX 256MB 8TB

£208.97

£209.99 Incl. delivery
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM010 64MB 1TB

Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM010 64MB 1TB

£29.57

£33.49 Incl. delivery
Noise level
23 - 26 dB
28 - 32 dB
28 - 34 dB
23 - 24 dB
26 - 28 dB
22 - 27 dB
22 - 27 dB
22 - 27 dB
Connection
SAS
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
S-ATA
Interface
SAS 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
S-ATA 6Gb/s
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
146.99 mm
146.99 mm
147 mm
147 mm
146.99 mm
146.99 mm
146.99 mm
147 mm
147 mm
146.99 mm
Height
15 mm
26.11 mm
26.11 mm
26.1 mm
26.1 mm
20.2 mm
26.11 mm
20.17 mm
26.1 mm
20.2 mm
26.1 mm
Width
69.85 mm
101.85 mm
101.85 mm
101.8 mm
101.6 mm
101.85 mm
101.6 mm
101.6 mm
101.6 mm
101.6 mm
101.8 mm
Form factor
2.5 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
3.5 inches
Features
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
NAS-optimized
ERC (Error Recovery Control), NAS-optimized
NAS-optimized
NAS-optimized
NAS-optimized
Cache size
16 MB
64 MB
256 MB
256 MB
64 MB
256 MB
128 MB
256 MB
256 MB
64 MB
256 MB
Hybrid disk (SSHD)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Recording technology
CMR
CMR
CMR
CMR
SMR
CMR
SMR
CMR
CMR
SMR
Release year
2016
2019
2012
2017
2017
2016
2016
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
3.95 - 4.8 W
7.6 - 8.8 W
6.3 - 10 W
2.7 - 4.1 W
3.9 - 5.1 W
0.25 - 3.7 W
15.7 W
4.6 - 5.3 W
3.4 - 5.3 W
Power consumption (standby)
0.5 W
0.6 W
5 W
0.4 W
0.3 W
0.4 W
0.25 W
0.8 W
0.94 W
0.8 W
Advanced Format (AF)
512e
512e
512e
4Kn
512e
512e
4Kn
Internal transfer rate
263.38 MB/s
200 MB/s
261 MB/s
147 MB/s
220 MB/s
190 MB/s
210 MB/s
190 MB/s
Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)
1600000 h
1000000 h
1200000 h
2500000 h
1000000 h
1000000 h
1000000 h
1000000 h
750000 h
1000000 h
Number of disks (platters)
3 ​
5 ​
9 ​
3 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
4 ​
Rotational speed
10000 RPM
5900 RPM
7200 RPM
7200 RPM
5400 RPM
7200 RPM
5400 RPM
5400 RPM
7200 RPM
7200 RPM
5400 RPM
Storage capacity
0.3 TB
4 TB
8 TB
16 TB
3 TB
2 TB
4 TB
4 TB
8 TB
1 TB
8 TB
Price/TB
133.33 £/TB
21.25 £/TB
21.25 £/TB
17.63 £/TB
21.67 £/TB
20.5 £/TB
22.5 £/TB
18.5 £/TB
26.13 £/TB
30 £/TB
17.13 £/TB
Unrecoverable Read Error (URE)
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^15
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14
1 per 10^14