Store and access up to 8TB of your files when installed in a desktop computer, data center, storage array, or backup environment with the 8TB Ultrastar He8 3.5" Helium Platform Enterprise Hard Drive from HGST. 8TB will allow you to store movies, photos, music, documents, and much more. Compatible with systems running Windows, Mac OS, and Linux, this hard drive connects to your system's 3.5" bay via the SATA 6 GB/s interface. Through the SATA 6 Gb/s interface, the system also features internal data transfer speeds up to 600 MB/s and sustained data transfer rates up to 205 MB/s. This drive operates at 7200 rpm and the 128MB cache helps ensure uninterrupted data transfers.
Designed with Enterprise-use in mind, this drive may be used in 24x7 always-on operating environments. This Ultrastar drive contains several features to help ensure a strong operating life including the ability to withstand temperatures up to 158°F, 2.5 million hours MTBF, and 600,000 load/unload cycles.
This 8TB Ultrastar He8 drive is filled with helium instead of regular air. As helium is lighter than air, this helps reduce vibration, power consumption, noise levels, temperature, and weight, while also increasing drive capacity by up to 50% over the previous generation.