Seagate has this week unveiled a new large capacity hard disk drive which it has aptly named the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4.
Which it claims to be the world’s fastest 6 TB HDD which has an operating speed of 7200 rpm making the new hard drive around 25% faster than any other tribes currently competing with it on the market.
Specifications of the new Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 boasts offer the option for either a 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity, or standard SATA 6 Gb/s depending on your requirements, delivering a sustained transfer rate of up to 226 Mb per second.
Another great feature about the new Seagate 6 TB HDD is that it also offers the highest density storage per square foot currently on the market and fits into a standard 3.5 inch bay. Seagate explains :
“High capacity storage for multi-drive chassis requires predictable and reliable performance. The Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD is built to support enterprise-class nearline workloads of up 550TB per year, which is up to 10× the rated workload of desktop HDDs. Clearly, the Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD can help to ensure that you meet your rigorous bulk storage SLAs. Choose from 12Gb/s SAS or SATA 6Gb/s interfaces for easy integration into existing platforms.”
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet by Seagate, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always. For more information on the new Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 jump over to the Seagate website for details.
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