Seagate releases Exos and IronWolf 16TB Hard Drive

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Seagate announced it has been actively shipping 16TB helium-based enterprise drives as part of the Exos® X16 family, delivering high performance and record capacity for hyperscale data centers to eff...

    Seagate releases Exos and IronWolf 16TB Hard Drive
     
  2. waltc3

    waltc3 Maha Guru

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    Interesting...what does "workloads up to 300TB/year" actually mean? Works out to less than a TB per day, which isn't exactly pushing it...;)
     
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    With 5 year warranty and "300TB/year", then I guess 1500TB written before you can see any sign of failure or something
     
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    svan71 Active Member

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    Whats amazing is the density is higher the platters are the same or less but the prices never go down.
     

  5. slyphnier

    slyphnier Master Guru

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    hdd pricing is at "stable" pricing for maker
    well at least until SSD pricing can give similar pricing at similar capacity, dont think they will change hdd pricing
     

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