Seagate on Monday introduced a portfolio of consumer-oriented 14 TB hard drives. The new HDDs belong to the BarraCuda Pro, SkyHawk, IronWolf Pro, and IronWolf series, and rely on the same helium-filled platform that powers the datacenter-oriented Exos 14 TB HDD introduced earlier this year. As our review of the BarraCuda Pro 14 TB published earlier this week describes, all the new drives are based on Seagate’s helium-filled platform featuring eight 1.75-TB PMR platters with a 1077 Gb/in2 areal density coupled with two-dimensional magnetic recording (TDMR) heads. The HDDs also feature a 7200 RPM spindle speed as well as 256 MB of multi-segmented cache. Despite increase of areal density, the new desktop hard drives offer exactly the same sequential data transfer rate (250 MB/s) as...
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