Seagate announced it’s newest hard drive for local PC’s that includes a memory up to 10 Terabytes (TB). Bringing back a well-known brand name called Barracuda, offering gamers and PC enthusiasts a new form of storage
The data storage company announced recently it’s new safe- data series called ‘Guardians’ that include three Barracuda models, a NAS iron wolf, and Skyhawk for surveillance. The 10 TB hard drive has people talking. Under the slogan of ‘Versatile, Fast, and Dependable,’ Seagate is marketing its Barracuda hard drive that presents itself to the market with three model options, adapting to the user’s needs.
The first Barracuda hard drive model offers 2.5-Inch with slim 7mm with its lightweight users will be able to enjoy almost 2 Terabytes of storage. This drive is specially designed for those who want more space for personal use or work.
The 2.5-inch BarraCuda hard drive adjusts its price according to the amount of TB and mm it has, so regular PC users can better and upgrade their daily storage needs. This hard drive has a capacity up to almost 4 TB. Seagate offers a two-year warranty for the 2.5 inch Barracuda drive, with Multi-Tier Caching Technology. The second hard-drive provided by Seagate is the 3.5 inch Barracuda model that comes in two different capacity models. The first reaches up to 4TB, perfect for desktop storage, home servers, and DAS devices.
Providing users versatile storage, the 3.5-inch Barracuda drive also has a two-year warranty ideal for Desktop HDD. The other product is the one that has people talking, the so-called 3.5 inch BarraCuda Pro that reaches over 10 TB in its memory. This drive is perfect for gamers, high-end performance desktop, video editors and creative pro desktops.
This model offers a large cache size with Multi-Tier Caching Technology and spikes up the downloading on users Apps and games. With a performance of 7200 RPM, the BarraCuda Pro comes with a five-year-warranty and high-end performance. This drive has it’s price available, and it reaches $535 for its massive internal storage. Although the capacity hasn’t been announced, its performance it’s supposed to be five times faster than a traditional HDD.
Seagate it’s marketing the Barracuda line under the line of “Trusted Dependability”, thanks to its 20 years experience in the technology market and having a well-known name, especially in the Barracuda line.
Nowadays, Solid state drives (SSDs) are a big thing on the market since they are light and slim, yet they depend on cloud-storage and products, which is why hard drives are still relevant in this tech world. Seagate had made the name Barracuda very famous in the technology world, offering high-end hard drives for consumers. As reported by Extreme Tech, in 2013 the company withdrew the brand and went on with simple Desktop HDD.
Fans and technology enthusiasts are excited over the familiar name, and with the possibility of having 10 TB of internal storage on their local computers.
— Brad Chacos (@BradChacos) July 19, 2016
The Data Guardians
Seagate is promoting its new “Data Guardians” line, featuring the Barracuda line the Ironwolf and the Skyhawk. The IronWolf is the name given by the company for their Network Attached Storage (NAS) line, which will be pumped by Agile Array technology which offers users confident on their data storage, the ability of the system and reliability.
The Ironwolf, according to the company, will be focusing on drive balance, RAID optimization, and power management. It will be available from 6TB, 8TB and 10TB capacities, saving energy and assuring error recovery. The line also offers Multi-user technology, with up to 180TB per year and allowing many users to upload data to the server. Works for small and large businesses. This way, users can work from anywhere they’re located.
The Skyhawk surveillance line offers users 24×7 security with capacities over 10TB, the system collaborates with an ImagePerfect firmware and supports over 64 HD cameras, minimizing dropped frames.
Offers a clear video streaming for users looking for full-time surveillance, records over 90% of the time with 10,000 hours of recorded video and has the same option of up to 180TB per year of usage. Skyhawk also offers a data recovery service for primary users.
— Electronic News (@electronic_eqpt) July 19, 2016