Western Digital today announced a new, high-capacit configuration of up to 10TB for its popular WD Gold™ datacenter hard drives. Designed for modern enterprise storage systems, WD Gold 10TB datacenter hard drives feature HelioSeal helium-technology for high capacity, power efficient storage for datacenter environments.
WD Gold datacenter hard drives are designed for a broad range of applications – including small- to medium-scale enterprise servers and storage, and rack-mount datacenter servers and storage enclosures. WD Gold 10TB datacenter hard drives feature an optimized design over the existing WD Gold 8TB drives that helps reduce TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) of servers and storage systems through an 8 percent operating power reduction while delivering 25 percent more capacity.
WD Gold 10TB datacenter hard drives provide:
- Improved power efficiency- HelioSeal Technology delivers lower power with an increase in capacity. Power efficiency (watts/TB) during operation is improved up to 26 percent over the WD Gold 8TB drive.
- Better performance - Up to 21 percent sequential performance improvement over WD Gold 8TB datacenter drives
- High reliability - 2.5 million hours MTBF (8TB and 10TB offerings)
WD Gold 10TB hard drives (model number WD101KRYZ) are currently available at select U.S. distributors, resellers and through the WD Store.