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16.0TB Exos X16 Enterprise Hard Disk Drive

3.5-Inch | SATA 6.0Gb/s | 7200RPM | 256MB Cache
Maximum Storage Capacity for Highest Rack Space Efficiency
Scalable. Responsive. Innovative.
Scales to Meet Your Growing Capacity Needs
Seagate Exos X16 enterprise hard drives offer the highest rack space efficiency—up to 12PB of data in a single 42U rack. Enhanced caching makes it perfect for Big Data applications, providing the fastest hard drive data transfers in the datasphere. Hyperscale SATA models are tuned for large data transfers, providing low latency. You can easily customize your bulk storage requirements with innovative technology advancements (PowerBalance™and PowerChoice™). Exos X16 drives help provide low data center TCO, and are architected to offer low power and weight. Simplified infrastructure management is possible with FastFormat™ advanced format feature (4Kn and 512e).
Innovative Helium Design
The Exos X16 hard drive is built on a rock-solid sealed-drive design. A wrought-aluminum base and a helium sealed-drive design with no porosity and uniform density are designed with superior material and wide-weld design for a more robust, hermetically sealed-drive enclosure. Exos X16 hard drives incorporate digital environmental sensors for measuring pressure in the drive, helping to ensure high reliability, performance and quality.
Enhanced Enterprise Reliability, Data Protection and Security
Seagate is the industry leader in data-at-rest protection with the broadest offering of technologies to help ensure reliable, trusted products. The X class Exos X16 hard drive is a proven, enterprise-class hard drive with maximum reliability backed by a 2.5 million hour MTBF.

16.0TB Seagate Exos X16 Enterprise Hard Disk Drive Specifications:


Form Factor
3.5″ HDD
SATA 6Gb/s
16.0 TB
Formatted Capacity
14901 GiB
Rotational Speed
7200 RPM
Cache / Data Buffer
Manufacturer Model Number


Height (max)
2.6 cm (1.0 in)
Width (max)
10.2 cm (4.0 in)
Length (max)
14.7 cm (5.8 in)
Weight (typical)
670.0 g (1.48 lbs)
Data Heads
Number of Disks
Guaranteed Sectors
Bytes per Sector
512 / 4k (512e)
Areal Density


MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)
2,500,000 hours
Contact Start-Stops
Annual Failure Rate
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
1 per 1015 bits read


Random 4K Read
Up to 170 IOPS
Random 4K Write
Up to 440 IOPS
Average Seek Time
Average Latency


Maximum Start Current, DC
2.6 Amp
Idle Mode, Active(Max)
Up to 5.0 Watts

Environmental (Operating)

Ambient Temperature (°F)
32°F to 140°F
Ambient Temperature (°C)
0°C to 60°C
50 G max at 2 ms
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
8% to 90%
-1,000 feet to 10,000 feet

Environmental (Non-Operating)

200 G max at 2 ms
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
5% to 95%
-1,000 feet to 40,000 feet


Idle (Typical)
2.8 bels
Seek (Typical)
3.2 bels
  • 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.
  • In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
  • Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Seagate p/n ST16000NM001G UPC#: 763649124147


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