Toshiba is today adding 12TB and 14TB models to both its N300 NAS Hard Drive and X300 Performance Hard Drive series.
The new 12TB and 14TB models use a helium-sealed design, enabling the 3.5-inch mechanical design to deliver increased storage density with a lower hard drive operating power profile. Toshiba laser welding technology and hard drive case design keeps the helium securely sealed inside the drive enclosure.
The new 12TB and 14TB models operate at 7,200rpm and come with a 256MB data buffer. The N300 NAS and X300 models use Toshiba’s advanced Stable Platter Technology to minimize vibrations by stabilizing the motor shaft at both ends for improved tracking accuracy and maximum performance during read and write operations.
The N300 NAS models include rotational vibration (RV) sensors and deliver sustained data transfer speeds up to 260MB/s for 14TB or up to 253MB/s for 12TB. With support for up to 8 HDD multi-RAID systems, the new N300 models are highly scalable to the users’ NAS configurations as their data storage needs evolve.
The N300 NAS Hard Drive series is designed for use in personal, home office and small business network attached storage applications such as for scalable RAID systems. It is optimized for the reliability and endurance requirements of 24/7 operation high-capacity storage.
The X300 Performance Hard Drive series delivers performance and capacity for creative and professional applications.
General availability of the new capacity models will start in December 2018.