Comparison

   
Form Factor 2.5” SAS 2.5” SAS 2.5” SAS 2.5” SAS 3.5” SAS
Max Capacity 15.36 TB 3.84TB 3.84 TB 7.68 TB 50 TB Up to
12x greater
Power per TB 0.72 W 3.13 W 3.13 W 1.43 W 0.4 W Up to
90% lower
TB per Rack 22,118 5,530 5,530 11,060 52,000 Up to
10x denser
Implied Lifespan 5 years 5 years 5 years 5 years 10 years Up to
2x longer
Data Retention 3 mo 3 mo 3 mo 3 mo 6 mo Up to
2x longer