Toshiba has started selling its newest corporate line MG04 hard disk capacity of 6 TB. The drive is available in versions with SATA 6 Gb / s interface (modification MG04ACA), and with the SAS 12 Gb / s interface (MG04SCA).
New stand out high density recording, which will allow companies to optimize the data center, save space in server cabinets and reduce the space occupied by the servers and storage systems. The data transfer rate greater than about 30% in comparison with previous generation products (165 Mb / s in MG03 and 4TB at 205 Mb / s in MG04 6 terabytes).
Assistive technology devices support Persistent Write Cache, which improves performance and protects against data loss when an unexpected power failure. Will also be available the model with built-in hardware data encryption and Toshiba Sanitize Instant Erase (SIE).
The drive has a 3.5-inch size, spindle speed of 7200 rev / min and is equipped with 64 MB buffer memory. It is worth noting two-stage drive head positioning, support 24/7 mode, making the device suitable for use in a tiered storage environment, support regimes 4Kn or 512e Advanced Format technology and is compatible with older systems. Through the use of technology PWC, the data on the drive will not be lost in case of sudden blackout.
The cost of products is not reported. Retail sales and Toshiba MG04ACA MG04SCA will begin next year.