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Seagate is flexing its mechanical hard drive line like its 1999, only with much larger capacities for the modern era. Sure, many of us have moved on to solid state drives, at least for our primary storage. But there is still a market for good old fashioned HDDs. Several markets, actually, and Seagate hopes to serve them all with several new 14 terabyte models. The storage maker updated its entire range of HDDs with new 14TB models, including its IronWolf and IronWolf Pro for network attached storage (NAS) appliances, BarraCuda Pro for consumer desktops, SkyHawk for surveillance applications, and Exos X14 for hyperscale data centers. In other words, there's a 14TB model for everyone. "Data protection,... Read more...
Western Digital is breaking out the big guns when it comes to enterprise-class hard drives, and this week the storage giant announced the HGST Ultrastar Hs14. Like its predecessor, the Hs14 takes advantage of shingled magnetic recording (SMR) technology, however, it offers 40 percent more capacity and twice the sequential write performance. In addition, the Hs14 is claimed to have 60 percent lower idle watts per terabyte than 8TB hard drives that are filled with air (instead of helium). While performance is no doubt important, the spec that most people will be focusing in on, of course, is its capacity. The Ultrastar Hs14 delivers here, bringing 14TB of storage space to the table. According to... Read more...