Items tagged with ultrastar he10

Solid state drives (SSDs) might get all the press these days, but hard disk drives (HDDs) aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. They still offer a clear advantage when it comes to price-per-gigabyte and are great for archival purposes. With this in mind, Western Digital (HGST) is looking to shatter storage records by finally shipping its massive 10TB HDD that should be capable of handling all of your photos, ripped movies and system backups (among other things). HGST says that the 3.5-inch Ultrastar He10 is the world’s first shipping 10TB HDD featuring conventional perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR). HGST passed on using shingled magnetic recording (SMR), which is better suited for archival... Read more...