Seagate unveils a huge 60TB SSD, arrives in 2017

Seagate unveils the world's largest SSD, hitting 60TB.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Aug 10 2016 7:38 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:59 AM CST

Seagate has just announced a gigantic 60TB SSD, but don't worry - your wallet is safe, as the company is targeting business clients with its huge SSD.

Seagate unveils a huge 60TB SSD, arrives in 2017 | TweakTown.com

The storage giant has expanded its data center portfolio with the new 60TB drive, which connects over the SAS SSD standard. It can hold 12,000 DVDs or over 400 million photos, which is really just quite insane if you sit there and think this is a single SSD.

Seagate teases that you only need 17 of these 60TB drives to reach 1PB, with the company promising to offer 100TB drives in the future. Seagate's new 60TB SAS SSDs will come to market next year, but we don't know what the drive will look like, for now.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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