Seagate Ships Hard Drive With 40GB Per Disc - EnterpriseStorageForum.com

Seagate Ships Hard Drive With 40GB Per Disc

Download the authoritative guide: Enterprise Data Storage 2018: Optimizing Your Storage Infrastructure

Seagate Technology today announced today it is shipping its newest U Series disc drive, the first offering up to 80 Gbytes on just two platters and, what Seagate claims is a record-breaking area density of 32.6 Gbits per square inch.

The new U Series spins up faster than ever, improving time-to-ready by 35 percent over previous generations to improve PC boot-up time. It features faster internal transfer rates of up to 54.5 Mbytes per second, an 8.9-msec seek time, the largest cache in its class at 2 Mbytes, and the Ultra ATA/100 interface for external burst transfer rates up to 100 Mbytes per second. With Seagate's exclusive 3D Defense System(TM) and "sound barrier technology" (SBT), U Series offers the best combination of ruggedness, performance and quiet operation for mainstream PC and CE applications.

According to Seagate, this generation of U Series also offers a disc drive created specifically for Consumer Electronics (CE). U Series CE, now shipping to CE OEMs, utilizes fluid dynamic bearing (FDB) motors to achieve idle acoustics of 27 decibels, the lowest in the industry. Combined with best-in-class robustness and performance characteristics, U Series CE's acoustics performance makes it the ideal drive for any acoustically-sensitive application.


Comment and Contribute

 


(Maximum characters: 1200). You have characters left.

 

 

Storage Daily
Don't miss an article. Subscribe to our newsletter below.

By submitting your information, you agree that enterprisestorageforum.com may send you ENTERPRISEStorageFORUM offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that ENTERPRISEStorageFORUM believes may be of interest to you. ENTERPRISEStorageFORUM will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date