SEAGATE EXOS X16 SATA 16TB Helium 7200rpm 256MB cache 512e/4kn Fast Format BLK

Seagate manufactures hard drives that specifically address the needs of the hyperscale storage market. As the flagship of the Seagate X class, the Exos X16 enterprise hard drives are the highest-capacity hard drives in the fleet.




60 Months Bring-In Warranty

Device Type

Hard drive – internal


16 TB


SATA 6Gb/s

Buffer Size

256 MB


PowerChoice, Low Halogen, Super Parity, Hot-Plug Support, PowerBalance, advanced format 512e, advanced format 4Kn, Organic Solderability Preservative, Seagate Fast Format, Helium Sealed-Drive Design


101.85 mm


147 mm


26.11 mm


670 g

Drive Transfer Rate

600 MBps (external)

Internal Data Rate

261 MBps

Average Latency

4.16 ms

Spindle Speed

7200 rpm


2,500,000 hours

Non-Recoverable Errors

1 per 10^15


1 x SATA 6 Gb/s

Power Consumption

5 Watt (idle)

10 Watt (maximum)

6.3 Watt (random read/write)

Service & Support

Limited warranty – 5 years

Min Operating Temperature

5 °C

Max Operating Temperature

60 °C

Shock Tolerance (operating)

50 g @ 2 ms

Shock Tolerance (non-operating)

200 g @ 2 ms

Vibration Tolerance (non-operating)

2.27 g @ 2-500 Hz

  • High performance with enhanced caching, making it perfect for cloud data center and massive scale-out data center applications
  • Hyperscale SATA model tuned for large data transfers and low latency
  • PowerBalance feature optimizes Watts/TB
  • Helium sealed-drive design delivers lower total cost of ownership through lower power and weight
  • Next-generation helium side-sealing weld technology for added handling robustness and leak protection
  • Digital environmental sensors to monitor internal drive conditions for optimal operation and performance
  • Data protection and security: Seagate Secure features for safe, affordable, fast, and easy drive retirement