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Seagate's HDD roadmap suggests 100TB drives by 2025
Published in PC Hardware


Just in time for VR porn

Storage specialist Seagate seems to think that the world will need a lot of storage by 2025 – 100 TBs of it.

Seagate launches consumer Barracuda SATA SSDs
Published in PC Hardware


Reaching up to 2TB in capacity

Seagate has joined the crowded consumer SSD market with its newest Barracuda SSDs which will be available in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities as well as hitting read and write speeds of up to 540MB/s and 520MB/s, respectively.

Cloud company checks the reliability of its big hard drives
Published in Cloud


You might want to rethink the 4TB Seagate ST4000DM000

Cloud backup specialists Backblaze, a company with more than 100 thousand hard drives in operation, decided to have a look at the failure rates of its hard drives, and they don't make pleasant reading for those who own the 4TB Seagate ST4000DM000.

Seagate announces Exos X14 enterprise HDD
Published in News


With new MACH.2 and HAMR technologies

Seagate has officially announced its newest Exos 14 HDD at the OCP summit, a helium filled 14TB HDD aimed at the enterprise market, which uses new MACH.2 Multi Actuator and HAMR technologies, allowing it to hit a record 480MB/s sustained throughput.

Seagate focuses on TDMR, SMR and HAMR for 12TB and higher drives
Published in News


12TB drives later this year, 18TB next year


According to senior executives familiar with Seagate’s research and development plans, the company plans to fine-tune the next three years of its HDD developments using shingled magnetic recording (SMR), two-dimensional magnetic recording (TDMR), and heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR).

Seagate still sees HDD future
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 11:54

Seagate still sees HDD future


Will co-exist with SSD, like ebony and ivory 


Seagate might have been pushing into the solid state drive (SSD) market with shedloads of acquisitions or strategic alliances with SSD partners, but that does not mean that HDs are a thing of the past.

Seagate does better than expected
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 10:56

Seagate does better than expected


Cloud based money


Hard drive maker Seagate has done better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted this quarter.

Seagate and Amazon team up on cloud/hard-drive combo
Published in News


Hard drive backs up to the cloud

Hard drive maker Seagate has teamed up withy Amazon to create a $99 1TB external hard drive that automatically backs up everything stored on it to the cloud.

Seagate fits 5TB into an external 2.5-inch HDD
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 21:47

Seagate fits 5TB into an external 2.5-inch HDD


2.5-inch BarraCuda in Backup Plus Portable Drive

Following the launch of its highest capacity 2.5-inch 5TB BarraCuda HDD earlier, Seagate has now squeeze that same HDD inside an aluminum enclosure allowing it to claim the world's first 2.5-inch USB 3.0 5TB external drive with the Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive 5TB.

Seagate unveils 2.5-inch 2TB FireCuda SSHD
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:55

Seagate unveils 2.5-inch 2TB FireCuda SSHD


As well as a 5TB 2.5-inch BarraCuda HDD

Seagate has unveiled an addition to its FireCuda hybrid HDD lineup, the 2.5-inch 2TB FireCuda, as well as a  5TB 2.5-inch mobile HDD which will be a part of its BarraCuda lineup.