TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,979 Reviews & Articles | 38,631 News Posts

FMS 2012: HGST Unveils Worlds First 12Gb/s SAS Enterprise SSD

FMS 2012 - HGST show off the world's first 12Gb/s SAS Enterprise-based SSD

| IT/Datacenter News | Posted: Aug 24, 2012 4:14 am

FMS 2012 - HGST today demonstrated their new 12Gb/s SAS Enterprise SSDs. These are the first 12Gb/s SSDs in existence, and they are in an unbranded case.

 

TweakTown image news/2/5/25459_01_fms_hgst_unveils_worlds_first_12gb_s_sas_enterprise_ssd.jpg

 

We can see the performance improvement between a current tech 6Gb/s SSD, which is pulling down 547 MB/s in sequential read, and the 12Gb/s SSD that is providing 995 MB/s from one device! Nearly 1GB/s of sequential speed from a single SSD is simply unheard of with today's interface.

 

TweakTown image news/2/5/25459_02_fms_hgst_unveils_worlds_first_12gb_s_sas_enterprise_ssd.jpg

 

The 6Gb/s, in the foreground, and the 12Gb/s SSD are both of similar size, so the performance increase does not involve a larger device.

 

TweakTown image news/2/5/25459_03_fms_hgst_unveils_worlds_first_12gb_s_sas_enterprise_ssd.jpg

 

Finally, we round out the HGST visit with a quick look at their existing product line of enterprise-class SSDs and HDDs.

 

TweakTown image news/2/5/25459_04_fms_hgst_unveils_worlds_first_12gb_s_sas_enterprise_ssd.jpg

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more IT/Datacenter news at our IT/Datacenter news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts
Check out TweakTown Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases