Toshiba Launches 8TB HDD for NAS Applications

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅08.02.2017 18:38:04


Toshiba launches the new MN Series HDD line-up, a 3.5-inch form factor hard drive with SATA interface for NAS applications offering capacities of up to 8TB. The Toshiba MN Series hard drives are designed for 24/7 power-on operation and have a rated annual workload of 180 Terabytes. The MN Series drives feature a rotational vibration compensation technology and are ideal for home and business NAS applications. The 8TB model of the NM Series achieves a data transfer rate of 230 MB/s.

About the Toshiba MN Series NAS HDD
Toshiba’s MN05ACA / MN04ACA series of 3.5-inch 7,200 rpm hard disk drives offering up to 8 TB storage capacity for NAS applications. The MN Series HDDs provide enterprise class 1,000,000 hour MTTF, 180TB/year. Workload rating and support for 24×7 power-on operation. The MN series also features rotational vibration (RV) sensors which automatically detect and compensate for transient vibrations to deliver consistent performance in multi-bay storage enclosures.

Key Features
Up to 8 TB Capacity (model line-up also includes 6 TB and 4 TB)
7,200 rpm Performance
SATA 6.0 Gbit/s Interface
MTTF of 1,000,000 hours
180 total TB Transferred per Year Workload Rating
Rotational Vibration (RV) Sensors for Great Scalability and Good Performance

Applications
Home and SOHO NAS
Small business server and storage
Archiving and data back-up
Private cloud storage


Specifications
MN05ACA800
Form Factor: 3.5-inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gbit/s
Formatted Capacity: 8 TB
Buffer Size: 128 Mb
Rotation Speed: 7,200 RPM +-1%
Data Transfer Speed: 230 MB/s
MTTF: 1,000,000 hours
Power Consumption ( Active Idle): 6.2 W Typ.
Weight: 770 grams Max.

MN05ACA600
Form Factor: 3.5-inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gbit/s
Formatted Capacity: 6 TB
Buffer Size: 128 Mb
Rotation Speed: 7,200 RPM +-1%
Data Transfer Speed: 205 - 230 MB/s
MTTF: 1,000,000 hours
Power Consumption ( Active Idle): 6.7 W Typ.
Weight: 770 grams Max.

MN05ACA400
Form Factor: 3.5-inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gbit/s
Formatted Capacity: 4 TB
Buffer Size: 128 Mb
Rotation Speed: 7,200 RPM +-1%
Data Transfer Speed: 195 - 205 MB/s
MTTF: 1,000,000 hours
Power Consumption ( Active Idle): 5.2 W Typ.
Weight: 720 grams Max.


See more information on Toshiba’s Client HDD Line here. More information on the Toshiba NM Series NAS HDD here.

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