Hitachi Ships First 4TB Hard Drive Despite Current Market

Gamers Nexus: "The days of 4MB drives being massive are long passed, thankfully, and now we're breaking into new hard drive capacity territory. Despite the HDD industry's slow recovery speed, Hitachi has shipped its most recent Deskstar 5K, a 4TB HDD that runs at 5900RPM (dubbed the 'CoolSpin' by Hitachi), 32MB of cache, and a SATA III interface (6Gb/s max bandwidth)."

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Syko4373d ago

I have 2 - 2TB Drives in RAID0 and after the format it read as 3.63TB. Which is expected but still funny to lose almost 400GB when I know some people still rocking 250GB HDD's lol.

Software_Lover4372d ago

Yeah, but 400 gb is alot. I'm like damn, might as well buy one small HDD to make up for the difference, lol.


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GamersNexus: "BackBlaze just reported its annual failure rate for 34,881 drives that house 100 petabytes of data (that's 100,000,000 gigabytes). The latest report reinforces earlier data that Seagate has some of the poorest longterm endurance of all tested devices, with 3TB drives climbing to a 15% annual failure rate (from 9% at the time of last reporting). WD 3TB drives aren't immune to worsened lifespan, though, and have also jumped from 4% to 7% in annual failures."

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