Seagate comes with 8TB external drive that requires no adapter




Seagate has presented the Innov8, an external HDD with a capacity of 8TB which can be powered via USB c and therefore has no separate power supply via a wall socket. So the external hard drive has enough on one cable to function.

It is according to Seagate, the first 8TB disk that can get its power from USB-c and requires no adapter and wall socket. Further details on the disc does not mention the manufacturer. The housing is made of aluminum and is 208x123mm wide and 36mm thick. The disk weighs 1.5kg.

C usb port works with USB 3.1. The external HDD requires Windows 8 or later, or OS X 10:11 or later. In addition, a USB port c needed on the PC to operate the drive. That port is since last year on devices like the Apple MacBook and Pixel laptop from Google. The Innov8 to come out next month and cost 399 euros.


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