SMR provides about 6.6% higher capacity than CMR at 30+ TB, compared to roughly 16% higher at 24+ TB.
Seagate unveils HAMR HDD platform for 30TB+ HDDs with new media, new heads, and a new controller.
The Toshiba N300 Pro is a high-end NAS HDD that stands up to WD’s Red Pro and Seagate’s IronWolf Pro. It offers little to stand out but is a safe alternative if the price is right.
A producer of thin films for HDDs has ‘collapsed’ and 600 people will have to find new jobs, according to reports from Taiwan.
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