Seagate company announced the start of sales of the world’s first HDD with a capacity of 8TB. ST8000AS0002 model made in 3.5-inch form factor and is equipped with six magnetic disks, each of contains 1.33TB of data.
They used Shingled Magnetic Recording technology, which enable to increase disk capacity by 0.33Tb, compared with the other model which have a capacity of 1 TB. Reading and writing data speed is 150MB/ps, kesh-memory - 128MB. The suggested retail price - $260.