The hard drive market has become a lot less sexy in the past few years thanks to SSDs. What we used to consider “fast” for a hard drive is relatively slow compared to even the cheapest of today’s solid state drives. But there are two areas where hard drives still rule the roost, and that’s overall capacity and cost per gigabyte. Since most of us still need a hard drive for bulk storage, the question naturally becomes, “How big of a drive do you need?”
The market had been stuck at 4TB for a while, leaving content creators, digital pack rats and media aficionados in a lurch as storage demands grew. That’s all about to change though, as recently Seagate, HGST, and Western Digital announced a breakthrough in areal density and other technologies, and 6TB drives were finally delivered to market.
In this showcase, we take a look at three 6 Terabyte hard drive offerings, two from Western Digital and one from Seagate.
6 Terabyte Hard Drive Round-Up: WD Red, WD Green And Seagate Enterprise:
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