Western Digital Now Ships 12TB WD Gold HDD

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅12.09.2017 20:16:57

Western Digital expands its WD Gold enterprise-class HDD series to offer capacities of up to 12TB with a massive 256MB cache. The WD Gold HDD 12TB is specially designed for workstations with heavy huge data workloads. The new high-capacity HDDs provide for increased storage density in a range of enterprise and cloud storage applications. The WD Gold HDDs also offer improved vibration resistance and a higher reliability rating of up to 2.5 million hours MTBF.

Key Features

Enterprise-Class Reliability – Offers MTBF of up to 2.5 million hours and built to 24/7 operation under the most demanding storage environments.
Vibration Protection - Enhanced RAFF technology that uses sophisticated electronics to monitor the drive and correct linear and rotational vibrations in real time.
Time-Limited Error Recovery - Time-limited error recovery helps to reduce drive fallout within a storage environment caused by the extended hard drive error-recovery processes common to desktop drives.
Dynamic Fly Height Technology - Each read-write head’s fly height is adjusted in real time to ensure consistent performance for reduced errors and optimized reliability.

Pricing and Availability
The 12TB WD Gold Enterprise-Class hard disk drive with 256MB cache has an MSRP of $521.99 with a 30-day money back guarantee and a 5-year limited warranty covered by WD. WD Gold HDD series with 256MB cache is also offered in 8TB and 10TB capacities.

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