HARD-DISC DRIVE SUPPORT | SATA


Instek Digital™ video-recorders and archive servers support the following hard-drives. The list is divided into two sections, on this page SATA supported hard-drive disc are listed, for SAS 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 Host1 RAID2 RAID3 DAS4 IP SAN5
2TB HGST Ultrastar 7K2 HUS722T2TALA604 SATA Yes No Yes No No
2TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALA640 SATA Yes Yes No No No
2TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726020ALE610 SATA Yes No Yes Yes No
2TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726020ALN610 SATA Yes No Yes No No
2TB Seagate Constellation ES ST2000NM0011 SATA Yes Yes No No No
2TB Seagate Constellation ES ST2000NM0024 SATA Yes Yes No No No
2TB Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST2000NM0033 SATA Yes Yes No No No
2TB Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST2000NM0053 SATA Yes Yes No No No
2TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST2000NM0008 SATA Yes No No No Yes
2TB Toshiba Client HDD DT01ACA200 SATA Yes No No No Yes
2TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MC04ACA200E SATA Yes No No No Yes
2TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04ACA200E SATA Yes No Yes Yes Yes
2TB Toshiba P300 Desktop HDWD120AZSTA SATA Yes No No No Yes
2TB Toshiba P300 Desktop HDWD120EZSTA SATA Yes No No No Yes
2TB Toshiba P300 Desktop HDWD120UZSVA SATA Yes No No No Yes
2TB Toshiba P300 Desktop HDWD120XZSTA SATA Yes No No No Yes
2TB Toshiba Surveillance MD03ACA200V SATA Yes No No Yes No
2TB Western Digital WD Re WD2000FYYZ SATA Yes Yes No No No
3TB Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST3000NM0033 SATA Yes Yes No No No
3TB Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST3000NM0053 SATA Yes Yes No No No
3TB Toshiba Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030BLE640 SATA Yes No No No Yes
3TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG03ACA300 SATA Yes Yes No No No
3TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MC04ACA300E SATA Yes No No No Yes
3TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04ACA300E SATA Yes No Yes Yes Yes
3TB Toshiba MD03ACA-V (Surveillance) series MD03ACA300V SATA Yes No No Yes No
3TB Western Digital WD Re WD3000FYYZ SATA Yes Yes No No No
4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALA640 SATA Yes Yes No No No
4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA Yes Yes No No No
4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040ALE610 SATA Yes No Yes Yes No
4TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040ALN610 SATA Yes No Yes No No
4TB Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST4000NM0033 SATA Yes Yes No No No
4TB Seagate Makara ST4000NM0024 SATA Yes Yes No No No
4TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MC04ACA400E SATA Yes No No No Yes
4TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04ACA400E SATA Yes No Yes Yes Yes5
4TB Toshiba MD03ACA-V (Surveillance) series MD03ACA400V SATA Yes No No Yes No
4TB Western Digital WD Re WD4000FYYZ SATA Yes Yes No No No
5TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050ALE610 SATA Yes No Yes Yes No
5TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050ALN610 SATA Yes No Yes No No
5TB Seagate Constellation ES ST2000NM0125 SATA Yes No Yes Yes No
5TB Seagate Enterprise Capacity ST5000NM0024 SATA Yes Yes No No No
5TB Toshiba Client HDD MD04ACA500 SATA Yes No No No Yes5
5TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MC04ACA500E SATA Yes No No No Yes5
5TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04ACA500E SATA Yes No Yes Yes Yes5
5TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04ACA50DA SATA Yes No Yes No No
5TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04ACA50DE SATA Yes No Yes No Yes5
5TB Toshiba X300 Desktop HDWE150AZSTA SATA Yes No No No Yes5
5TB Toshiba X300 Desktop HDWE150EZSTA SATA Yes No No No Yes5
5TB Toshiba X300 Desktop HDWE150UZSVA SATA Yes No No No Yes5
5TB Toshiba X300 Desktop HDWE150XZSTA SATA Yes No No No Yes5
6TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060ALE610 SATA Yes No Yes Yes Yes5
6TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060ALN610 SATA Yes No Yes No No
6TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060ALE600 SATA Yes No Yes Yes No
6TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060ALN600 SATA Yes No Yes No No
6TB Seagate Constellation ES ST4000NM0115 SATA Yes No Yes Yes No
6TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST6000NM0055 SATA Yes No Yes No No
6TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST6000NM0065 SATA Yes No Yes No No
6TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST6000NM0115 SATA Yes No Yes Yes No
6TB Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD ST6000VN001 SATA Yes No Yes No No
6TB Seagate Makara ST6000NM0024 SATA Yes Yes No No No
6TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04ACA600A SATA Yes No Yes No No
6TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG04ACA600E SATA Yes No Yes No Yes5
8TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008ALN600 SATA Yes No Yes No No
8TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008ALN604 SATA Yes No Yes No No
8TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080ALE600 SATA Yes No Yes Yes Yes5
8TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080ALN600 SATA Yes No Yes No No
8TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST8000NM0045 SATA Yes No Yes No No
8TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST8000NM0055 SATA Yes No Yes Yes No
8TB Toshiba Enterprise HDD MG05ACA800E SATA Yes No No No Yes
10TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010ALE600 SATA Yes No No No Yes5
10TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010ALN600 SATA Yes No Yes No No
10TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010ALN604 SATA Yes No Yes No No
10TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST10000NM0146 SATA Yes No Yes No No
10TB Seagate Enterprise HDD ST10000NM016 SATA Yes No Yes No No
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 9260 configuration).

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

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

*5. 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.