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Seagate brings Cyberpunk 2077-themed FireCuda 520 limited edition SSD
Published in PC Hardware

Only 2077 to be made

Seagate has launched the new Cyberpunk 2077-themed FireCuda 520 SSD, featuring PCIe 4.0 interface, a custom RGB Cyberpunk 2077 heatsink, and a 1TB capacity.

Dual-actuator hard drives become available
Published in PC Hardware

Mach 2 available for enterprises

Seagate's dual-actuator hard drive, the Mach.2, is now "available to select customers."

Expanding Xbox Series X/S storage will be costly
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 24 September 2020 23:51

Expanding Xbox Series X/S storage will be costly

$220 for 1TB

It appears that expanding Xbox Series X/S will cost quite a penny and according to early listings, you'll have to pay $220 for 1TB of storage.

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.