Ultrastar 7K6000

Ultrastar 7K6000

6TB, 5TB, 4TB & 2TB
3.5-inch
Enterprise Hard Drive

  • Capacity – Up to 6TB enterprise-class storage on HGST's proven 7th generation, 5-disk platform
  • Performance – Up to 3X faster random writes and 25% faster sequential performance over 7K4000
  • 12Gb/s SAS & 6Gb/s SATA – 12Gb/s SAS for high performance data centers; compatible with 6Gb/s SAS

When you are looking for economical, high-capacity enterprise-class storage, look to the Ultrastar® 7K6000. It delivers the value and performance you need for data center storage. For best-in-class random write and sequential performance, the Ultrastar® 7K6000 delivers 6TB of capacity in a 3.5-inch form factor. Innovations like patented Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) sensor technology optimize drive reliability in multi-drive RAID arrays and rack-mounted systems. Engineered for the highest quality, the Ultrastar 7K6000 passes stringent reliability testing. The ultra-reliable Ultrastar 7K6000 reduces downtime, eliminates service calls and minimizes TCO. Rely on the Ultrastar® 7K6000 to deliver value and performance to the cost-sensitive data center.

SATA Models
SAS Models
General
Model # / Part #
HUS7260xxALN61y
HUS7260xxALE61y
HUS7260xxALA61y*
HUS7260xxAL421y
HUS7260xxAL521y
HUS7260xxALA61y*
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s
SAS 12Gb/s
Capacity (GB)
6TB / 5TB / 4TB / 2TB
6TB / 5TB / 4TB / 2TB
Sector Size (Variable, Bytes/sector)
4Kn: 4096 / 512e: 512
4Kn: 4096, 4112, 4160, 4224 / 512e: 51
Max Areal Density (Gbits/sq. in.)
512e/4Kn: 703 (6TB), 599 (<6TB) 512n*: 623
512e/4Kn: 703 (6TB), 599 (<6TB) 512n*: 623
Form Factor
3.5-inch HDD
3.5-inch HDD
Performance
Data Buffer (MB)
128
128
Rotational Speed (RPM)
7200
7200
Latency Average (ms)
4.16
4.16
Interface Transfer Rate (MB/sec, max)
600
1200
Sustained Transfer Rate (MB/sec, typ.)
MB/s: 227 (6TB), 202 (<6TB) / MiB/s: 216 (6TB), 192 (<6TB)
MB/s: 227 (6TB), 202 (<6TB) / MiB/s: 216 (6TB), 192 (<6TB)
Seek Time (read, ms, typical)
7.6 (Read), 8.0 (Write)
7.6 (Read), 8.0 (Write)
Reliability
Error Rate (non-recoverable, bits read)
1 in 10^15
1 in 10^15
MTBF (M hours)
2
2
Load/Unload Cycles
600,000 (at 40ºC)
600,000 (at 40ºC)
Availability (hrs/day x days/wk)
24x7
24x7
Reliability - Warranty (yrs)
5
5
Acoustics
Idle (Bels)
2.9 (Idle), 3.6 (Operating)
2.9 (Idle), 3.6 (Operating)
Power
Requirement
+5 VDC, +12 VDC
+5 VDC, +12 VDC
Operating (W, typical)
9.1
11
Low Power Idle (W, avg)
7.1
7.7
Power Consump. Efficiency Index (W/GB)
1.2W/TB / 0.0012W/GB (6TB)
1.3W/TB / 0.0013W/GB (6TB)
Physical Size
Z-Height (mm)
26.1
26.1
Dimensions (width x depth, mm)
101.6 (+/-0.25) x 147
101.6 (+/-0.25) x 147
Weight (g, max)
715
715
Environmental (operating)
Ambient Temperature
5° to 60°C
5° to 60°C
Shock (half-sine wave)
70
70
Vibration (5 to 500 Hz)
0.67 (XYZ)
0.67 (XYZ)
Environmental (non-operating)
Ambient Temperature
-40° to 70°C
-40° to 70°C
Shock (half-sine wave)
300
300
Vibration (5 to 500 Hz)
1.04 (XYZ)
1.04 (XYZ)

Highlights

  • Best-in-class random write and sequential performance
  • Reliable, field-proven, 7th generation 5-disk design
  • Compared to prior generation 7K4000
    • - 50% more capacity (6TB vs. 4TB)
    • - 33% better power efficiency (Watts/TB)
    • - Up to 3X faster random write performance thanks to media cache architecture
    • - 25% faster sequential read/write performance
  • 2M hours MTBF2 rating and 5-year limited warranty
  • 6Gb/s SATA & 12Gb/s SAS provides compatibility with next gen data centers
  • 12Gb/s SAS backwards compatible with 6Gb/s SAS
  • 128MB cache buffer improves response time and data management
  • Secure erase and Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) options
  • Advanced format 4Kn and 512e models
  • 512n format available in 4TB and 2TB capacities supports legacy systems

Applications/Environments

  • Cloud & Hyperscale storage
  • Distributed Files Systems like Ceph™ and Hadoop® to support Big Data Analytics
  • Video surveillance & content distribution
  • Direct & Network Attached Storage (DAS & NAS)
  • RAID arrays
  • Massive scale-out data centers (MSO)
Agency Approval Letter
Declaration of BNST Free Compliance

HGST products identified within this document are BNST-free and in compliance with Canada’s Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulation, 2012. 

Agency Approval Letter
REACH Certificate of Compliance for HGST Storage Products

REACH Certificate of Compliance for HGST Storage Products.

Agency Approval Letter
RoHS II Compliance and Exemptions for HGST Storage Products

Identifies HGST storage products that comply with the European Union Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances (“RoHS Directive”).

Agency Approval Letter
Ultrastar 7K6000 Agency Approval Letters

This statement certifies that the Ultrastar 7K6000 hard disk drive meets the criteria for electronic products safety standards in all included regions.

Agency Approval Letter
Data Center and Enterprise Storage Solutions

HGST's comprehensive portfolio of enterprise-class storage products enables the most mission-critical use cases, ideally suited for today’s high-performance data centers.

Brochure
Ultrastar 7K6000 Data Sheet

This two-page document gives the highlights, best-fit applications, model,numbers and basic technical specs for the Ultrastar 7K6000 data sheet

Data sheet
Ultrastar 7K6000 OEM Specification - SATA (512n models only)

This document details the specification information for the SATA models with 512n formatting for Ultrastar 7K6000 hard drive.

Specification
Ultrastar 7K6000 OEM Specification - SAS

This document details the functional and interface specification information for the Ultrastar 7K6000 hard drive

Specification
Ultrastar 7K6000 OEM Specification - SAS (512n models only)

This document details the specification information for the SAS models with 512n formatting for Ultrastar 7K6000 hard drive.

Specification
Ultrastar 7K6000 OEM Specification - SATA

This document details the functional and interface specification information for the Ultrastar 7K6000 hard drive

Specification
HGST Advanced Format Technology Brief

This document provides a high-level overview of Advanced Format hard drives, the latest 4K block structure used to storage information on hard disk drives.

Technology Brief
Instant Secure Erase Overview

Instant Secure Erase is a standard feature on HGST hard drives and solid state drives and provides several benefits for data center managers.

Technology Brief
Dual Stage Actuator

This three-page white paper provides an overview of the implementation and benefits of our Dual Stage Actuator technology, in use today on some HGST HDDs.

White Paper
Fluid Dynamic Bearing Spindle Motors

This white paper addresses the shift from ball bearing to fluid dynamic bearing motors, as well as the attributes and issues associated with each type of motor.

White Paper
HGST Delivers Rebuild Assist Mode for Faster RAID Recovery

White paper about Rebuild Assist on HGST's enterprise capacity and performance hard drives which delivers faster rebuilds and helps maintain system performance during rebuilds

White Paper
It's Happening Now: This Is the Tera Era
White paper describing the major advancements and innovations leading to the Tera Era.
White Paper
Iterative Detection Read Channel Technology in Hard Disk Drives

A technology white paper describing the development and application of iterative detection read channels in hard disk drives.

White Paper
Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Technology White Paper

A white paper describing Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Technology, its implementation on hard drives and contrasts to Longitudinal recording

White Paper
Ramp Load/Unload Technology

A white paper describing how low/unload ramp technology works and the many benefits to hard drive power efficiency, shock tolerance, performance, longevity and reliability.

White Paper
Safeguarding Your Data with HGST Bulk Data Encryption

A white paper the describes how HGST Bulk Data Encryption safeguards data on models equiped with the feature

White Paper
Scaling Enterprise Storage with SAS Hard Drives

A White Paper describing the benefits of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and how help eliminate bottlenecks in the data center to ensure high-performance for the long term.

White Paper
Serial ATA - Next Generation Storage Interface

An introduction the Serial ATA (SATA) interface, the need for it beyond Parallel ATA (PATA) and and overview of the standard.

White Paper
Serial Hard Drive Interface Compatibility

SAS- and SATA-based hard drives can now coexist within a system, so this paper helps you understand each of their respective attributes and intended environments.

White Paper
Thermal Fly-height Control (TFC) Technology in HGST Hard Disk Drives

A white paper describing the use of Thermal Fly-height Control (TFC) technology in HGST Hard Disk Drives.

White Paper
TrueTrack Technology Overview

TrueTrack technology is a series of significant servo inventions that increase hard disk reliability, increases robustness of the drive and eases system integration

White Paper
Using Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) Control to Minimize Disturbance Effects in Hard Disk Drives

This white paper describes how Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) anticipates disturbances and counteracts them - maximizing performance in the most arduous conditions.

White Paper
7K6000 512e Format
SATA ISE SE BDE
6TB 0F23001 HUS726060ALE610 0F23021 HUS726060ALE614 0F23011 HUS726060ALE611
5TB 0F23003 HUS726050ALE610 0F23023 HUS726050ALE614 0F23013 HUS726050ALE611
4TB 0F23005 HUS726040ALE610 0F23025 HUS726040ALE614 0F23015 HUS726040ALE611
2TB 0F23009 HUS726020ALE610 0F23029 HUS726020ALE614 0F23019 HUS726020ALE611
SAS ISE SE TCG TCG FIPS
6TB 0F22791 HUS726060AL5210 0F22811 HUS726060AL5214 0F22801 HUS726060AL5211 0F22821 HUS726060AL5215
5TB 0F22793 HUS726050AL5210 0F22813 HUS726050AL5214 0F22803 HUS726050AL5211 0F22823 HUS726050AL5215
4TB 0F22795 HUS726040AL5210 0F22815 HUS726040AL5214 0F22805 HUS726040AL5211 0F22825 HUS726040AL5215
2TB 0F22799 HUS726020AL5210 0F22819 HUS726020AL5214 0F22809 HUS726020AL5211 0F22829 HUS726020AL5215

7K6000 4Kn Format
SATA ISE SE BDE
6TB 0F23002 HUS726060ALN610 0F23022 HUS726060ALN614 0F23012 HUS726060ALN611
5TB 0F23004 HUS726050ALN610 0F23024 HUS726050ALN614 0F23014 HUS726050ALN611
4TB 0F23006 HUS726040ALN610 0F23026 HUS726040ALN614 0F23016 HUS726040ALN611
2TB 0F23010 HUS726020ALN610 0F23030 HUS726020ALN614 0F23020 HUS726020ALN611
SAS ISE SE TCG TCG FIPS
6TB 0F22790 HUS726060AL4210 0F22810 HUS726060AL4214 0F22800 HUS726060AL4211 0F22820 HUS726060AL4215
5TB 0F22792 HUS726050AL4210 0F22812 HUS726050AL4214 0F22802 HUS726050AL4211 0F22822 HUS726050AL4215
4TB 0F22794 HUS726040AL4210 0F22814 HUS726040AL4214 0F22804 HUS726040AL4211 0F22824 HUS726040AL4215
2TB 0F22798 HUS726020AL4210 0F22818 HUS726020AL4214 0F22808 HUS726020AL4211 0F22828 HUS726020AL4215

7K6000 512n Format
SATA ISE SE BDE
4TB 0F23090 HUS726040ALA610 0F23102 HUS726040ALA614 0F23099 HUS726040ALA611
2TB 0F23092 HUS726020ALA610 0F23104 HUS726020ALA614 0F23101 HUS726020ALA611
SAS ISE SE TCG TCG FIPS
4TB 0F22941 HUS726040ALS210 0F22959 HUS726040ALS214 0F22956 HUS726040ALS211 0F22962 HUS726040ALS215
2TB 0F22943 HUS726020ALS210 0F22961 HUS726020ALS214 0F22958 HUS726020ALS211 0F22964 HUS726020ALS215
  • ISE = Instant Secure Erase
  • SE = Secure Erase
  • BDE or TCG Encryption
  • TCG FIPS = Encryption w/FIPS