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 IP SAN3
4 TB HGST MegaScale DC 4000.B HMS5C4040BLE640 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS724040ALA640 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040ALE610 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040ALE611 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040ALN610 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040ALN611 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST4000NM0024 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST4000NM0033 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST4000NM0044 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST4000NM0053 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Seagate Terascale HDD (Constellation CS) ST4000NC000 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Seagate Terascale HDD (Constellation CS) ST4000NC001 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Toshiba MG03ACA MG03ACA400 SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Toshiba MG04ACA MG04ACA400E SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB WD Purple NV WD4NPURX SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB WD WD Gold WD4002FYYZ SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB WD WD RE WD4000F9YZ SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB WD WD SE WD4000FYYZ SATA Yes Yes No
4 TB Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC310 HUS726T4TALE6L4 SATA Yes No Yes
5 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050ALE610 SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050ALE611 SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050ALN610 SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050ALN611 SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB Seagate Archive HDD ST5000AS0001 SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB Seagate Archive HDD ST5000AS0011 SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST5000NM0024 SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB Seagate Exos 7E8 ST2000NM0125 SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB Toshiba MG04ACA MG04ACA500E SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB Toshiba MG04ACA MG04ACA50DA SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB Toshiba MG04ACA MG04ACA50DE SATA Yes Yes No
5 TB WD WD RE WD5001FSYZ SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060ALE610 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060ALE611 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060ALN610 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060ALN611 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar He6 HUS726060ALA640 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060ALE600 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060ALN600 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060ALN601 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000AS0002 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0024 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0044 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0064 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0065 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0124 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Enterprise NAS ST6000VN001 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Exos 7E8 ST4000NM0115 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Exos 7E8 ST6000NM0055 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Seagate Exos 7E8 ST6000NM0115 SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Toshiba MG04ACA MG04ACA600A SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Toshiba MG04ACA MG04ACA600E SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB WD WD AE WD600PF4PZ SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB WD WD Gold WD6002FRYZ SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB WD WD RE WD6001FSYZ SATA Yes Yes No
6 TB Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC310 HUS726T6TALE6L4 SATA Yes No Yes
8 TB HGST HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008ALN600 SATA Yes Yes No
8 TB HGST HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008ALN604 SATA Yes Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080ALE600 SATA Yes Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080ALN600 SATA Yes Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080ALN601 SATA Yes Yes No
8 TB Seagate Archive HDD ST8000AS0002 SATA Yes Yes No
8 TB Seagate Exos 7E8 ST8000NM0045 SATA Yes Yes No
8 TB Seagate Exos 7E8 ST8000NM0055 SATA Yes Yes No
8 TB Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC320  HUS728T8TALE6L4 SATA Yes No Yes
10 TB HGST HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010ALN600 SATA Yes Yes No
10 TB HGST HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010ALN604 SATA Yes Yes No
10 TB Seagate Exos X10 ST10000NM0086 SATA Yes Yes No
10 TB Seagate Exos X10 ST10000NM0146 SATA Yes Yes No
10 TB Seagate Exos X10 ST10000NM0156 SATA Yes Yes No
10 TB Seagate Exos X10 ST10000NM016 SATA Yes Yes No
14 TB Toshiba MG07SCA MG07ACA14TE SATA Yes Yes 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 (v4.670.00-6500) update might be needed. (RAID 9361 configuration).

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

(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.