Seagate has recently announced their new range of 12 TB internal hard drives, Seagate BarraCuda Pro & Seagate Ironwolf Pro, in India. The two hard drives cater the creative professionals and tech enthusiasts. Both the drives come with AgileArray NAS-optimisation.
Seagate BarraCuda Pro
The Seagate BarraCuda Pro comes with a fast 7200 RPM spin speeds to help read and write files faster, unlike the 5400 RPM drives that considerably slower. The BarraCuda Pro claims to offer SSD like performance and responsiveness when coupled with Intel’s Optane memory. The BarraCuda Pro drives have a maximum transfer rate of 220 MB/s using SATA 6 GB/s connection. The hard drive comes with a 5-year limited warranty, with data rescue services as a standard for 2 years.
The BarraCuda range of hard drives come equipped with Multi-Tier Caching Technology (MTC), which is said to load the applications and files faster. The 12 TB BarraCuda Pro comes with large 256 MB of cache that helps performance increase by loading the applications faster. The drives are perfect for high-performance desktop, creative professionals, and gaming.
Seagate Ironwolf Pro
The Seagate Ironwolf Pro drives are geared towards NAS solutions for their enhanced Reliability and agility. The drives come with Multi User Technology and extreme workload rates. The Ironwolf Pro drives claim to have optimized RAID performance, which maximizes the responsiveness. The drives come with 5-years of limited warranty, with data rescue services as a standard for up to a period of 2 years. The drive has 256 MB cache size with 214 MB/s transfer rates through a 6 GB/s SATA connection. The Ironwolf Pro drives are optimised for multi-users, with a 300 TB/year user workload rate.
The drives come with Drive balance with Rotational Vibration (RV) sensors that manage multi-bay vibration for long-term consistent performance and reliability. The Ironwolf Pro drives have advanced power management to save energy and delivers right power. The drives can store thousands of Full-HD movies and photos onto your private server, as your home cloud. The Ironwolf Pro drives are perfect for Connected Home, SOHO (Small Office/ Home Office) & SMB(Small to Midsize Business) NAS servers.
The 12 TB BarraCuda Pro would cost you INR 38,000, while the 12 TB Ironwolf Pro is priced at INR 39,000 and are available worldwide.