Toshiba launches its next generation of 15,000 RPM enterprise-class 2.5-inch hard drives – the AL14SX Series. The Toshiba AL14SX enterprise-performance drives are ideal for mission critical server and storage applications. It features the 2.5-inch form factor and utilizes 12 Gbit/s SAS interface. Compared to its predecessor, the AL13SX Series, it offers 50% more storage increasing capacity of up to 900GB. The AL14SX is Toshiba’s highest performing 15,000 RPM hard drive model.
The Toshiba AL14SX Series is available in 300GB, 600GB and 900GB capacities. Available models are 4K native (4Kn) model and 512 emulation (512e) model that feature Advanced Format Sector Technologies, and 512 native (512n) model optimized for legacy applications and hypervisor environments. The AL14SX hard drive series has a Mean Time to Failure rating of 2,000,000 hours with build endurance for 24/7 operation.
- Power and Space-Saving 2.5-inch Form Factor
- 15,000 RPM Performance
- 12 Gbit/s SAS Interface
- Industry-Leading 2.0ms Latency
- 300, 600 and 900GB Capacity Models
- 24/7 Mission Critical Workload Performance and Reliability
- Toshiba’s Persistent Write Cache Technology
- Sanitize Instant Erase (SIE) Option
Models and Specifications
Sample shipments of the Toshiba AL14SX Series 2.5-inch 15,000 RPM enterprise hard drive starts this 13th of June, 2017