Seagate Technology began shipping its first 400-Gbyte drive, the Barracuda 7200.8.
Seagate Technology began shipping its first 400-Gbyte drive, the Barracuda 7200.8, this week.
The 7,200-RPM drives are available in 200-GB, 250-GB, 300-GB and 400-GB capacity points, with either a native Serial ATA or parallel ATA interface. The drives feature either an 8-Mbyte or 16-Mbyte buffer, depending on the model.
The new drive will cost under $300 for the 400-GB parallel-ATA model, and street prices for the 400-GB SATA drive will be around $380 to $390, a Seagate spokesman said Thursday.
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