Western Digital created HDD of record capacity – 15 TB

Western Digital has prepared for the release of a new hard disk of a record at the current moment capacity – 15 TB. This model was named Ultrastar DC HC620.

Unfortunately, besides the capacity, there is no other information about the new record holder yet. Neither its technical characteristics, nor the dates of the beginning of sales, nor the price are reported. It is only known that this model is intended for use in server systems and data centers.

Note that the previous record holder in the field of magnetic disk drives was the Western Digital disk with a capacity of 14 TB, released last year. Recently, HDD of a similar capacity was announced by Seagate. In addition, last year, Seagate announced that in 2018 it would launch HDDs with a capacity of 16 TB, but since then nothing has been heard about this drive.

Source: The Verge

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