With the introduction of the X18 platform, Seagate introduced a new part number for 16TB Exos drives - ST16000NM000J. It's not much different than the X16 ST16000NM001G
WD62PURZ seems to have a better transfer rate due to a higher cache. It also has a higher power consumption as per the WD specification sheet.
How is the old ST4000VX007 part number different from the new ST4000VX013
WD NASware is the firmware that powers the Red Family of WD hard drives and performs specific functions related to a NAS.
Our pick of best hard drives for your NAS in 2021, and a few tips to help you select.
What we know about the new SMR drives.
Capcity of the HDDs have been increasing thanks to Energy assisted recordings, and using multiple actuators can be a way to increase the read/write performance and IOPS.
Now when WD has 2 similary speced products, we are asked this question again and again - What is the difference between Gold and UltraStar.
If you wonder why every time you buy a hard drive of 10TB, which is reported as 9.1TB or a 250GB SSD is reported as 232GB in your OS you need to understand the difference between TB and TiB.