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Seagate to bring 16TB HDDs to market by 2018

This week, Seagate has revealed more about its plans for future hard drives, with plans to release 16TB HDDs by 2018 with some 12TB and 14TB models coming this year to keep things ticking over. Right now, Seagate offers 10TB drives but the company wants to fill up its drives …

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Seagate one-ups Samsung with a 60TB SSD

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Just recently, Samsung’s massive 15.6TB SSD began selling at retailers for $10,000. The 15TB drive was impressive at the time, but now it looks like Seagate is stealing the limelight with the announcement of its 60TB SSD. Seagate showed off its massive SSD at the Flash Memory Summit this week, …

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Seagate launches ‘world’s fastest’ SSD

Seagate has just announced what it says is the ‘world’s fastest’ SSD, capable of 10Gbps throughput. Seagate’s new drive is compliant with the Open Compute Project specification and makes use of the NVMe protocol, allowing it to achieve these massive speeds. According to Seagate, this SSD is ‘production ready’ so …

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Seagate is releasing an 8TB NAS drive

Seagate has announced that it will be launching its largest ever capacity NAS hard drive, offering up 8TB of space. Being a NAS drive, it is primarily aimed for those wanting to set up a personal cloud or for mass multimedia storage. The drive comes rated for an 180TB/year workload …

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Seagate Xbox One 2TB Game Drive Review

We are all primarily PC gamers here at KitGuru, but that doesn’t mean we shy away from consoles. Today, we are taking a look at Seagate’s new 2TB ‘Game Drive’, made in partnership with Microsoft exclusively for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. While you can freely switch out the …

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Sales of solid-state drives hit $15 billion in 2014

The market of solid-state drives is growing exponentially. In fact, total available market of SSDs hit $15.1 billion in 2014, if the numbers from Transparency Market Research are to be believed. Moreover, SSD sales are expected to grow by 40 per cent next year. According to a new market report …

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Seagate reiterates plans to release 10TB HDDs this year

Seagate Technology confirmed this week that it plans to introduce several new products based on its latest technologies later this year. Among the new hard drives set to be launched are the highly-anticipated HDDs with 10TB capacity for archive applications as well as several other new products. “As we continue …

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Chillblast switches all its gaming laptops to SSHD

We’d expect a drive vendor like Seagate to be overly enthusiastic about its SSHD drives, but Ben’s interest is solely on delivering Chillblast gaming laptop customers with the best experience possible. Here he is explaining – and demonstrating – his company’s mobile storage choice. We recently had Ben in the KitGuru …

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Seagate Personal Cloud 2 Bay Review

The Personal Cloud from Seagate is essentially a NAS system, but it is not marketed as such. Aimed at families, it allows users to store all their files in a central location and access them anywhere. With plug-and-play functionality, you simply attach the Personal Cloud to your router via an …

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Seagate: Initial HDDs with HAMR will feature only 4TB capacity

Heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) technology is expected to enable hard disk drives with considerably larger capacities compared to HDDs available today. However, the first hard drives featuring HAMR will not offer any breakthroughs since they will largely be designed to evaluate the tech and learn about mass production of such …

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