Business, Hardware, Memory & Storage Space, VR World

HGST Unveils The World's First 10TB 3.5-inch HDD

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HGST has been known to break capacity barriers in the data storage industry. Now, the company is yet again setting a new milestone, with its introduction of the world’s very first enterprise-class 10TB 3.5-inch HDD. Last year HGST made headlines when it finally launched its very first HelioSeal HDDs. HelioSeal technology is the company’s method of sealing HDDs in helium to improve performance. The 6TB helium-filled drives were the first HDDs to showcase a significant boost in storage capacity, about 40% more compared to the competition at the time. The new 10TB HDD, based from its designation, will again feature HelioSeal tech. As with most

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Hardware, Memory & Storage Space, VR World

HGST unveils the world’s first 10TB 3.5-inch HDD

HGST10TB

HGST has been known to break capacity barriers in the data storage industry. Now, the company is yet again setting a new milestone, with its introduction of the world’s very first enterprise-class 10TB 3.5-inch HDD. Last year HGST made headlines when it finally launched its very first HelioSeal HDDs. HelioSeal technology is the company’s method of sealing HDDs in helium to improve performance. The 6TB helium-filled drives were the first HDDs to showcase a significant boost in storage capacity, about 40% more compared to the competition at the time. The new 10TB HDD, based from its designation, will again feature HelioSeal tech. As with most

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Hardware, Memory & Storage Space, VR World

HGST Showcases 'Fastest Ever' SSD

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Storage company HGST demonstrated this weekend at the Flash Memory Summit 2014 in San Jose, California what it calls the “world’s fastest” SSD. HGST’s new SSD uses a PCIe interface and delivers three million random read IOPS of 512 bytes and random read access times of 1.5ms. Latency was reportedly close to 1us. HGST says this performance is orders of magnitude faster than existing Flash based SSDs. “The PCM SSD demonstration is a great example for how HGST sets the pace of the rapidly evolving storage industry,” said Steve Campbell, HGST’s Chief Technology Officer, in a release. “This technology is the result of several years

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Enterprise, Hardware, VR World

Seagate Launches 6TB Enterprise Drive, Following Western Digital's Last Year

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Seagate is finally catching up to their competition with the announcement of their 6TB drive that finally brings the company into the realm of drives over 5TB. Their competition, WDC launched the HGST 6TB enterprise drive with Helium all the way back in November. While I’m not sure what took Seagate so long, it may not bode well for the company that they’re so far behind in terms of capacity. There are a lot of reasons that we could suspect why it took Seagate so long, but nevertheless they are here. Yes, this drive is a 3.5″ drive, which comes as no surprise to anyone

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