Toshiba launches 2.5 “disk 3TB




Toshiba has a 2.5 “-HDD announced with four platters of 750GB each, for a total storage capacity of 3TB. The company brings a new sshd from which the NAND controller is part of the HDD controller chip.

The capacity of 3TB of MQ03ABB According to Toshiba, the top of a 2.5 “disk until now. The manufacturer has the PMR technology used to arrive at the data density of 750GB per platter. The thickness of the drives is 15mm , the rotation speed is 5400rpm and a SATA-600 interface. The drive has a 16MB buffer. The energy consumption is during during their operation at 1,7W and standby at 0,7W. The first sample -leveringen find place in May, then must start from the mass delivery. Prices for the MQ03ABB are not yet known.

Toshiba MQ03ABB

In addition comes with the Toshiba MQ02ABD100H with thickness of 9.5mm and MQ02ABF050H 7mm thickness. These are 2.5 “-sshd with capacities of 1TB and 500GB respectively. The drives feature 8GB NAND memory and concern for 19nm chips of the second generation of Toshiba. Compared to the previous generation of sshd Toshiba the NAND controller and HDD controller no longer separately, but it is a integrated controller-soc. Both drives rotate at 5400 rpm and the amount of cache is 64MB.


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