Hitachi Ultrastar C10K900 10,000 RPM Hard Drives

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yesterday they reelased 4Tb HDDs, today performance oriented HDDs.

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies unveiled the Ultrastar C10K900 series. This new line includes 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB and 900 GB HDDs which feature a 2.5-inch form factor, a SAS (Serial attached SCSI) 6.0 Gbps interface, 64 MB of cache, an average seek times of 3.8 milliseconds, an average latency of 3.0 ms, and an operating/idle power draw of 5.8/3.0 W. A Bulk Data Encryption option will also be available on specific models.

According to Hitachi, its new enterprice Ultrastar drives deliver 18% higher sequential and up to 17% higher random performance than the nearest competitor, and are perfect for Tier 1 enterprise networked storage arrays, or for blades and other rack-mounted servers.

The Ultrastar C10K900 hard drives have begun shipping in small quantities and will go into volume production in Q1 2012.

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