Western Digital: Over Half of Data Center HDDs Will Use SMR by 2023

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Western Digital: Over Half of Data Center HDDs Will Use SMR by 2023 Western Digital said at OCP Global Summit last week that over half of hard drives for data centers will use shingled magnetic recording (SMR) technology in 2023. At present Western Digital is...

Toshiba's HDD Tech Roadmap: A Mix of SMR, MAMR, TDMR, and HAMR

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Toshiba's HDD Tech Roadmap: A Mix of SMR, MAMR, TDMR, and HAMR In an interview published this week with Blocks & Files, Toshiba outlined the company will be relying on a mix of hard drive technologies in order to keep increasing hard drive capacities. Along...

Western Digital to Demo Dual-Actuator HDDs Next Week: Double the Actuators for Double the Perf

Saturday, March 9th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Western Digital to Demo Dual-Actuator HDDs Next Week: Double the Actuators for Double the Perf Western Digital has revealed this week that it will demonstrate its first dual-actuator hard drives at next week's OCP summit. Marking the company's first foray into multi-actuator drives, WD expects...

18 TB HDDs: Toshiba Collaborates with Showa Denko for MAMR HDDs

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

18 TB HDDs: Toshiba Collaborates with Showa Denko for MAMR HDDs Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) announced on Thursday that it had completed the development of its microwave assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) platters for next-gen hard drives. The company is set to ship platters to Toshiba,...

HOYA Starts to Build Next-Gen HDD Glass Substrate Production Facility

Thursday, February 14th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

HOYA Starts to Build Next-Gen HDD Glass Substrate Production Facility HOYA Corp., an optical glass maker from Japan, announced this week that it had started construction of its new production facility for hard drive platter glass substrates. These substrates could be used to make conventional...

State of the Union: Seagate's HAMR Hard Drives, Dual-Actuator Mach2, and 24 TB HDDs on Track

Thursday, February 7th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

State of the Union: Seagate's HAMR Hard Drives, Dual-Actuator Mach2, and 24 TB HDDs on Track Seagate this week reiterated that the company is on track to launch two crucially important technologies later this calendar year. Firstly, the company plans to start ramping up its...

CES 2019: The Quintessential ADATA HC770 External HDD, with RGB

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

CES 2019: The Quintessential ADATA HC770 External HDD, with RGB There is a wide choice of RGB-lit components and accessories to suit all tastes. There is also plethora or RGB-lit keyboards, mice, and even displays. Even despite (in spite?) of this, , RGB-lit external storage...