On the other hand, SATA will always have better capacity for price, meaning that NL-SAS can be a great cost-effective option that has the added benefits of SAS connectivity at the same time. It should be noted, however, that the SATA and NL-SAS only perform at 7200 RPM, whereas SAS runs at 10k or 15k.
All in all, Near Line SAS does have some benefits, as a blend between SAS and SATA. Despite this, SAS remains the best choice for high level performance, reliability and robustness compared with the other technologies available on the market today.
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