Solved SAS 6gb - High rpm/low cache vs low rpm/high cache Tags: Cache Storage Servers SAS Performance rpm Last response: April 25, 2013 1:01 AM in Storage Share burninlemons April 24, 2013 10:33:30 PM Alright, based on performance, what's better: 6gb SAS drive with 15,000 rpm and 16MB of cache --------------or------------- 6gb SAS drive with 7,200 rpm and 64MB of cache I'm betting each one has its pros and cons, but I don't know much about server hard drives. Thanks in advance, Jordan More about : sas 6gb high rpm low cache low rpm high cache Best solution bigbang April 25, 2013 1:01:18 AM the 15000rpm card will outperform the first card in all scenarios (all things being equal) apart from scattered but consistent small reads/writes. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSQL Server Performance in SAS 15K 16MB Cache vs SAS 15K 64MB Cache Forum 64mb sas drive cache vs 16mb Forum storage cache, high or low? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !