State of the Union: Seagate’s HAMR Hard Drives, Dual-Actuator Mach2, and 24 TB HDDs on Track

Feb
08

State of the Union: Seagate’s HAMR Hard Drives, Dual-Actuator Mach2, and 24 TB HDDs on Track

By Anton Shilov

Seagate this week reiterated that the company is on track to launch two crucially important technologies later this calendar year. Firstly, the company plans to start ramping up its 16 TB hard drives featuring heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) technology in 1H 2019. Secondly, the manufacturer intends to launch its first 14 TB HDDs featuring two actuators, up to 500 MB/s sequential read speed, and up to 160 IOPS later this year. Also the company is already testing its next iteration of HAMR that will enable hard drives with capacities up to 24 TB.

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