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Seagate Announces 12TB BarraCuda Pro, IronWolf, and IronWolf Pro HDDs
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Seagate Announces 12TB BarraCuda Pro, IronWolf, and IronWolf Pro HDDs

Sam ChenOctober 10, 2017

HDDs are a dying breed these days as SSDs have clearly emerged as the preferred choice for the next generation of storage, but when it comes to providing a ton of storage at a relatively low cost today, HDDs still retain an edge.

In a recent announcement Seagate is capitalizing on this fact with the announcement of three new HDDs which deliver 12TB of capacity each for desktop and NAS applications.

 

Seagate BarraCuda Pro

For the desktop, Seagate is introducing the 12TB BarraCuda Pro HDD. The BarraCuda Pro is a premium 3.5-inch formfactor desktop HDD designed for enthusiasts, gamers, and creative professionals looking for a high performance and reliable HDD. The drive features a 7,200 RPM spin speed capable of sustained performance up to 250MB/s.

For peace of mind, the Seagate BarraCuda Pro features a 5 year warranty along with a 300TB/year workload limit. The Seagate BarraCuda Pro 12TB is now available worldwide.

 

Seagate IronWolf

For the entry level NAS systems, Seagate is introducing the 12TB IronWolf HDD. The IronWolf is a 3.5-inch formfactor NAS HDD designed for NAS systems up to eight bays. The drive features a spin speed of 7,200RPMs and is capable of sustained performance up to 210MB/s. It also features Seagate’s AgileArray NAS optimizations along with rotational vibration sensors.

The Seagate IronWolf features a 3 year warranty at a 180TB/year workload limit. The Seagate IronWolf 12TB is now available worldwide.

 

Seagate IronWolf Pro

For more advanced NAS systems, Seagate is introducing the 12TB IronWolf Pro HDD. The IronWolf Pro is a 3.5-inch formfactor NAS HDD designed for NAS systems up to sixteen bays. The drive features a spin speed of 7,200RPMs and is capable of sustained performance up to 250MB/s. It drive also features Seagate’s AgileArray NAS optimizations along with rotational vibration sensors.

The Seagate IronWolf Pro features a 5 year warranty at a 300TB/year workload limit. The Seagate IronWolf 12TB is now available worldwide.

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Sam Chen

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