While Seagate already has 8 TB models, Toshiba’s just announced 6 TB hard drives also stand out in a market that has been offering a great price per GB rate in order to compete with cheap SDDs.
This HDD MG04 arrived with 2, 4, 5 and 6 TeraByte’s capacity and will be focused on the business sector, with models with a 12 Gbps SAS interfaces and some others with a 6 Gbps SATA III interface. All of them of 3.5 inches. They have been designed for work stations, servers and storage systems. They integrate a PWC persistent write cache technology to avoid data loss in case of a power outage.
They have a maximum power consumption mode of 11.3 W and a 6 W IDLE. They are able to withstand temperatures of -40 to 70º C in idle and 5 to 55º C in operation. Their transfer sequential speed reach 205 MiB/s in the more powerful versions and 175 MiB/s with the smaller ones.