HARD-DISC DRIVE SUPPORT | SAS


Instek Digital™ video-recorders and archive servers support the following hard-drives. The list is divided into two sections, on this page SAS supported hard-drive disc are listed, for SATA supported hard-drive disc, please click here. For more detailed information on the specific hard-drivers please visit the manufacturers website.

Capacity Brand Series Model Interface RAID2 DAS3 IP SAN4
2TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726020AL4211 SAS Yes No No
2TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726020AL5210 SAS Yes No Yes
2TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST2000NM0074 SAS Yes No No
2TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST2000NM0135 SAS No No Yes
2TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA200A SAS Yes No No
2TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA200E SAS Yes Yes No
2TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA20EA SAS Yes No No
2TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA20EE SAS Yes No Yes
3TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA300A SAS Yes No No
3TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA300E SAS Yes Yes No
4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040AL4210 SAS Yes No No
4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040AL5210 SAS Yes No Yes
4TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST4000NM0054 SAS Yes No No
4TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST4000NM0125 SAS No No Yes
4TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST4000NM0255 SAS No No Yes
4TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA400A SAS Yes No No
4TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA400E SAS Yes Yes No
4TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA40EA SAS Yes No No
4TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA40EE SAS Yes No Yes
5TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050AL4210 SAS Yes No No
5TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050AL5210 SAS Yes No Yes
5TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA500A SAS Yes No No
5TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA500E SAS Yes Yes No
5TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA50EA SAS Yes No No
5TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA50EE SAS Yes No Yes
6TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060AL4200 SAS Yes No No
6TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060AL5200 SAS No No Yes
6TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060AL4210 SAS Yes No No
6TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060AL5210 SAS Yes Yes Yes
6TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST6000NM0085 SAS Yes No No
6TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST6000NM0095 SAS No No Yes
6TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST6000NM0195 SAS No No Yes
6TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA60EA SAS Yes No No
6TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04SCA60EE SAS Yes Yes Yes
8TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008AL4200 SAS Yes No No
8TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008AL4204 SAS Yes No No
8TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008AL5200 SAS Yes No Yes
8TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008AL5204 SAS Yes No No
8TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080AL4200 SAS Yes Yes No
8TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080AL5200 SAS No Yes Yes
8TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST8000NM0075 SAS Yes No Yes
10TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010AL4200 SAS Yes No No
10TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010AL4204 SAS Yes No No
10TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010AL5200 SAS Yes Yes Yes
10TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010AL5204 SAS Yes No No
10TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST10000NM0096 SAS No No Yes
Remark:

*1. Host refers to drives connected to the system directly. (Non-RAID configuration)

*2. RAID refers to drives connected to the system directly. Firmware (5.12.00.016) update might be needed. (RAID 9361 configuration).

*3. DAS refers to drives connected to SAS external storage.

*4. IP SAN refers to drives connected to ISCSI external storage.

This supporting list is based on MegaRAID 9260 cards - if you are still utilizing 3-Ware 9750 card - please check the following link 3-Ware 9750.

(Note: I/O performance depends on the types of hard-drives used. Different models might result in performance increase of up to 50% over models not in the recommendation list.)



IMPORTANT: All disks within a single storage pool must meet the following requirements:

- Same manufacturer

- Same rotational speed

- Same capacity

- Max. 64 channels

Mixed disk configurations may result in unpredictable device behavior and will not be supported. If you need technical assistance - please be prepared to backup your data and remove any unsupported drives or configurations.