Just a few years ago, the memory capacity of 8 TB in a standard PC seemed almost a fantasy. Now this does not surprise anyone, but such are the available memory by installing multiple HDD.
Now, Seagate announced sales 8TB model of the hard drive, according to the company, the world's first HDD such capacity. In addition to capacity, the model is characterized by high energy efficiency and productivity.
on these hard drives became known in July, when the company was first told about them. A little later, HDD capacity of 8 TB test sent to corporate clients. Actually, the device is intended primarily for server systems, enterprise-class, where there is a need to work with large volumes of data.
In a press release issued a few days ago, said that the new HDD to use the interface SATA 6 Gb / s. Form-factor model - 3, 5 inches.
Unfortunately, nothing more about the new disk is not known, there is no information even about their possible price. Nevertheless, we can assume that the price will be around 350-400 dollars, as earlier models volume of 6 TB sold for about $ 300 at retail.