Seagate 2TB Exos 7E2 Enterprise 3.5in HDD SATA III w/ 128MB Cache

MX73470 2TB Exos 7E2 Enterprise 3.5in HDD SATA III w/ 128MB Cache
MX73470 2TB Exos 7E2 Enterprise 3.5in HDD SATA III w/ 128MB Cache MX73470 2TB Exos 7E2 Enterprise 3.5in HDD SATA III w/ 128MB Cache

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Seagate® Exos™ Enterprise Storage: Trusted, Efficient, Versatile

For everything Enterprise storage, there's Exos™ E - the safest and most powerful way to traverse the datasphere and harness its full potential. Always on and always working, the Exos™ E series of hard drives is loaded with advanced options for optimal performance, reliability, security and user-definable storage management. Built on generations of industry-defining innovation, Exos™ E is designed to work and perform consistently in enterprise-class workloads.

This 2TB Seagate® Exos™ 7E2 Enterprise hard drive is specifically designed to address the needs of storing unstructured data cost-effectively and comes with a 2 Million Hour MTBF rating. The traditional 512-native format with a standardized 6Gb/s SATA interface ensures easy integration into legacy storage servers and systems.


Best-Fit Applications:

  • Legacy mainstream applications requiring 512n block size
  • Hyperscale applications/cloud data centers with replicated storage
  • Massive scale-out data centers & Big Data analytics
  • High-capacity density RAID storage
  • Mainstream enterprise external storage arrays (SAN, NAS, DAS)
  • Distributed file systems, including support for Hadoop and Ceph
  • Enterprise backup/restore - D2D, virtual tape
  • Centralized surveillance


Reliable Data Center-Grade Hard Drive Within Reach

This Exos™ 7E2 hard drive supports 1TB per drive, offering economical storage for traditional 512-native infrastructures requiring a highly reliable enterprise hard drive. Exos™ 7E2 provides the most cost-effective, reliable access to unstructured data in bulk storage applications.

Built on field-proven 9th generation conventional magnetic recording (CMR) technology, the Exos™ 7E8 drive helps to catalyze the datasphere, enabling data center architects and IT professionals to deliver trusted performance, rocksolid reliability, ironclad security and low TCO for demanding 24×7 operations.

Seagate® recommends validating your configuration with your HBA/RAID controller manufacturer to ensure full capacity capabilities.

Robust Bulk Data Storage for a 24×7 World

The Exos™ 7E2 hard drives are proven, enterprise-class hard drives with enterprise-grade reliability backed by a 2 million hour MTBF rating. With state-of-the-art cache, on the fly error-correction algorithms and rotational vibration design, the Exos™ 7E2 helps ensure consistent performance in replicated and RAID multi-drive systems.

Consistent, High Performance and Compatibility for Legacy Data Center Applications

Meet your storage workload requirements with the most efficient and cost-effective SATA 6Gb/s drive in a 3.5" data center footprint. With user-definable innovative technology advancements like PowerChoice™ and Seagate® RAID Rebuild®, you can tailor your bulk storage requirements for even greater improvements in your TCO.

Enhanced Enterprise Reliability, Data Protection and Security

The Exos™ 7E2 series delivers firmware security features to help protect data where it lives on the drive. Exos™ 7E2 hard drives safeguard firmware with authentic Secure Downloads and Diagnostics.

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Model number ST2000NM0008
Interface SATA III, supports SATA II and SATA interfaces at reduce performance levels
Cache 128MB
Unformatted Capacity 2TB
Bytes Per Sector 512
Spin Speed 7,200 rpm
Sustained Data Transfer Rate 194MB/second
Average Latency 4.16 ms
MTBF 2,000,000 hours (Mean Time Between Failures)
Annual Failure Rate 0.44%
Unrecoverable Read Errors 1 sector per 1015
Shock Operating, 2ms:
Read: 70Gs
Write: 40Gs

1ms: 200Gs
2ms: 300Gs

Average Power Consumption Operating: 7.0W
Idle: 4.7W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 101.85 x 26.1 x 147 mm (4.01" x 1.03" x 5.79")
Weight 550g (1.21 lb)