Toshiba have been busy in regards to their high-end storage range, with recently announcing a 10TB HDD dedicated for surveillance applications and their new XG5-P SSD. For all those NAS enthusiasts out there, Toshiba haven't forgotten about you and have released the MN06ACA10T, a 10TB hard drive in a 3.5" form factor.
"Our new 10TB MN06 Series provides excellent NAS-class performance and durability," said Scott Wright, Director of HDD Product Marketing at Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. "Our exclusive conventional mechanics delivers real value to work-groups and cloud storage architects who utilize established network-attached storage technologies. The MN06ACA10T 10TB includes RV compensation technology for optimal performance in multi-drive NAS enclosures and is designed for 24/7 operation."
The MN06AC10T sees a 25% increase in regards to capacity and double the buffer size (256MiB) over its predecessor, the MN05ACA800. Toshiba's dedicated NAS HDD is designed for 24/7 operation and an annual workload of an impressive 180TB transferred. MTTF of 1,000,000 hours, and 300,000 load/unload cycles.
It goes without saying that the MN06AC10T is designed for home and small office NAS applications that will take full advantage of the SATA 6 Gbit/s interface and 7,200 rpm performance. Toshiba are yet to release a release date or price, but have stated that sample drives are available.