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Join Date: Apr 2008
Seagate Archive 8TB hard drive announced at $260
The manufacturer Seagate hard drive offers 8 TB hard drive at a price of $260.
The manufacturer Seagate hard drive offers 8 TB HDD that comes for 260 dollars. The hard drive in question, this is the model that adopts Archive HDD v2 in the format of 3.5 inch and is also available in capacities of 6 TB and 5 TB.
Beyond the ability of offering very comfortable space, this model gives 5900 rpm promises with an average speeds of 150 MB/s write and peaks at 190 MB/s read, when connected to SATA 3. It also highlights a power consumption of 7.5 watts in operation, 5 watts at rest and less than 1 Watt in standby. Such a hard drive will primarily target integration within a NAS, ie; a storage unit in a network.
At present, it is Western Digital who holds the record capacity, with 10 TB. But the industry is not resting on its laurels facing the rise of SSD and targets within a 100 TB in ten years.