Western Digital (WD) recently announced a new, high-capacity configuration of up to 10TB for the WD Gold datacenter hard drives.
WD Gold Hard Drive
The WD Gold hard drives are now available in 10TB capacities. The new hard drives feature the HelioSeal helium-technology to reduces internal resistance for improved performance and efficiency.
According to WD — WD Gold datacenter hard drives are designed for a broad range of applications – including small- to medium-scale enterprise servers and storage, and rack-mount datacenter servers and storage enclosures. WD Gold 10TB datacenter hard drives feature an optimized design over the existing WD Gold 8TB drives that helps reduce TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) of servers and storage systems through an 8 percent operating power reduction while delivering 25 percent more capacity. This benefits IT administrators challenged with keeping up with growing storage demands on limited budgets.
WD Gold 10TB datacenter hard drives provide:
- Improved power efficiency – HelioSeal Technology delivers lower power with an increase in capacity.
- Better performance – Up to 21 percent sequential performance improvement over WD Gold 8TB datacenter drives
- High reliability – WD Gold drives incorporate best-of-breed design, manufacturing and test processes to achieve one of the highest reliability ratings in the industry
- Dedicated Premium Support Line– Western Digital offers a 24/7 premium support line for WD Gold drive customers
WD Gold 10TB hard drives WD101KRYZ are currently available through Iontech Technologies Inc. and Ubertech Technologies Inc. For more information about the drives, please visit www.wd.com.