Seagate has just announced its ‘Archive HDD’ series which offers densities of 5TB, 6TB, and 8TB for a cut price. Not only is 8TB grabbing the headlines, it costs $260.
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Seagate has decided that the world needs hard drives which can store 8TB.
The 8TB HDD comes five months after Western Digital had released the first ever 6TB HDD, so the company clearly thinks we are running out of space.
Apparently the 8TB HDD comes in the 3.5-inch form factor and features a SATA 6Gbps interface and multi-drive RV tolerance which makes it suitable for data centres. more»