Toshiba unveils its largest produced HDD at 8TB

Toshiba announces volume availability of the largest HDD its ever made, weighing in at 8TB.

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Published Thu, Apr 6 2017 2:27 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

Toshiba has just announced that it has created the largest HDD it has ever made, with its new 8TB drive in the MG Series with model ML05ACA800.

Toshiba unveils its largest produced HDD at 8TB | TweakTown.com

The new 8TB drive is for business critical servers and shared storage systems, with a pretty decent 33% increase over its previous-gen drives. The new 8TB model is on the 6Gbps SATA interface, and on the larger 3.5-inch HDD form factor. Toshiba is on a roll, with IDC recently calling Toshiba the fastest growing HDD vendor in 2016, and now Toshiba is moving its 8TB drive into the enterprise and data center markets.

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