In a pair of posts on the BaseSpace blog this past week, our bioinformatics team has announced the availability of a 2 x 150 bp HiSeq 2500 dataset, and compares data quality and run time of this data with a run on HiSeq 2000.
On the HiSeq 2500, data quality was equal to that achieved on HiSeq 2000, and >100 Gb was delivered in ~50 hours using the rapid run mode of the HiSeq 2500 instrument. The sample used in all analyses was the well-studied human CEPH NA12878. The incredible speed, daily throughput and data quality of the HiSeq 2500 is critical in settings where fast and accurate answers are required.
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