New Seagate 22TB HDD could become ‘cheapest’ large capacity hard drive by Christmas

An Ironwolf hard drive

Seagate launched one other 22TB laborious disk drive for the enterprise market. The IronWolf Professional (ST22000NT001) has 10 platters and makes use of CMR (standard magnetic recording) relatively than the controversial SMR to succeed in that capability. It has a 256MB cache and a 7200RPM rotational pace, which signifies that it’s more likely to be one of many quickest HDD round.

What’s maybe extra necessary to our readers although is that it’s optimized for NAS (community hooked up storage) gadgets with a 5 12 months guarantee, a 550TB/12 months workload ranking, a bunch of proprietary options and a imply time earlier than failure of two.5M hours. Seagate’s advertising literature mentions “AgileArray with dual-plane balancing, time-limited error restoration (TLER), and rotational vibration (RV) sensors to ship prime RAID efficiency in multi-bay environments”