Seagate unveils a hard disk with a capacity of 8 terabytes




The company Seagate Seagate storage solutions to the announcement of the latest special storage capacity of 8 terabytes of hard disk drives, the company is working to increase the maximum hard disk drives for continuously.

This is a new hard drive perfect solution for network attached storage devices, which is the NAS server to store computer data on the file related to the level of computer network to provide access to the data by a group of users.

And it is available in markets currently the largest hard drives sizes of this figure before, but these disks usually tend to be used for archival purposes only.

Could be the latest Seagate drives use to store large amounts of video, photos and music videos on the local network, the ideal drive for workers and is considered within the creative fields who deal with large media files, and can be desktop computers also benefit from these drives in a RAID setup.

The Seagate to announce the first hard disk is suitable for networked storage devices NAS in 2013, and has provided promises to ease vibration winning inside mechanical disk and work to reduce energy consumption in addition to the work of the disks is quiet compared to traditional motor drive.

And consume the new version of the Seagate drive additional energy is twice the energy needed for the work of the previous version of the hard drive capacity of 4 terabytes, where you need to drive new capacity of 7.2 watts in idle status and 9 watts in the case of work.

The new drive supports data transfer rate of 216 MBps maximum of which is a significant improvement compared with engines smaller disks from Seagate.

The new engine also supports NAS storage devices that contain up to eight drives, similar to engines and other special drives from Seagate NAS devices, allowing users access to store a total area of ​​64 GB.

The new disc also includes a correction NAS devices called NASWorks error correction technique errors, and the new disc comes with warranty for three years.

The new disk price is about $ 385, and will arrive to consumers later this quarter, the company sells a copy 6 terabytes at a price of $ 300 and a copy of 4 terabytes at $ 230.


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