Toshiba today announces the X300 3.5-inch internal hard drive in 8TB capacity. Compared to the P300 series with capacities up to 3TB, the X300 Series delivers performance and capacity.
The new 8TB model features Toshiba’s cache technology, a self-contained cache algorithm with on-board buffer management, which optimizes cache allocation during read/write to provide high-level performance in real time. The X300 Series is offered in 4TB, 5TB, 6TB and 8TB capacities, all with a higher 128MB cache than P300 series3, ensuring fast data access. Available in a 3.5-inch form factor, the X300 performs at 7200RPM and a SATA connection up to 6Gbit/s4. Compatible with most major brands of Serial ATA enabled desktop computers, the Toshiba X300 high-precision head positioning supported by advanced format technology (physical 4KB sector) and dual stage actuator technology delivers high storage density and capacity.
“Availability of the 8TB X300 Series is a testament to Toshiba’s commitment to growing the consumer HDD category and providing the tools needed to achieve varying professional workloads,” said Michael Cassidy, Vice President of Consumer HDDs at TAEC. “Toshiba offers a full internal HDD lineup that targets specific storage applications and grows with your gaming library and digital content.”
The new X300 will be available this month with a 2-year limited warranty.