Seagate unveils new SSDs

US storage drive manufacturer Seagate has unveiled a bunch of new SSDs that come in four versions – Seagate 600 SSD, Seagate 600 Pro SSD, Seagate 1200 SSD and Seagate X8 Accelerator SSD. The new solid state drives cover a large portion of the SSD market with some models targeting home users while others aiming at the corporate market segment. All of them, however, offer the latest Seagate technologies as well as high speed and reliability.

The first in the bunch – the Seagate 600 SSD – comes in the usual 2.5-inch form factor and fully supports the latest SATA 3.0 transfer protocol for the highest data transfer speeds possible. Designed for ultrabooks and notebooks alike the Seagate SSD 600 comes in two versions – a thin 5 mm version designed for ultrabooks and another 7 mm version that suits notebooks best. Both versions offer the same capacities – 120 GB/240 GB/480 GB – and reach 500 MB/sec of read speed and 400 MB/sec of write speed as well as 80 000 IOPS. The 120 GB version is a bit slower offering 300 MB/sec of write speed and 60 000 IOPS.

The Seagate 600 Pro SSD line shares a lot with the Seagate 600 SSD except that it has been designed for use with servers, cloud infrastructure and in machines with low power consumption. Thus one of the prime features of the Seagate 600 Pro SSD line is high power efficiency. As to capacity the new line offers the same 480 GB of maximum storage capacity while coming in the usual 2.5-inch form factor and supporting SATA 3.0.

The Seagate 1200 SSD is the ultimate in the new lineup – the devices have been designed for corporate use of any kind and next to extreme reliability they also offer very high levels of performance. The Seagate 1200 SSD line offers up to 800 GB of capacity and arrives in 1.8-inch and 2.5-inch form factors.

Finally the Seagate X8 Accelerator is a device based on the Seagate Virident technology. The X8 Accelerator itself is an x8 PCI-E card that combines memory-class performance and storage-class capacity with enterprise reliability and data integrity. Offering up to 2.2 TB of capacity and a small footprint the Seagate X8 Accelerator is a great solution for servers out there.


Source: Seagate

Related posts

Pioneer intros SE-CL331 water resistant earbuds

Pioneer Electronics has revealed a new earbuds for the music lovers with active lifestyle which are water and dust resistant. The SE-CL331 model uses 9mm drivers, promising  "deeper bass response for all types of music". They come with special four interchangeable ear-tips (XS, S, M, L) for...

ASUS P Series Notebooks Now Equipped with New Intel® Anti-Theft Technology

ASUS today announced its plans to equip its notebooks with Intel® Anti-Theft Technology, in an effort to help customers address the growing theft of notebooks. In the commercial world where businesses operate with the strictest level of confidentiality, and where notebooks belonging to highly...

NEC to release new tablet computer

Tablets have slowly entered our lives and although they are not a crucial technology, they are here to stay. If you think of getting a new tablet then take a look at a new tablet device by NEC that is due on the market very soon. The new Android 4.2-powered NEC tablet is...

Leave a comment