WD Prepares Voluminous Re+ HDDs for Data Centers

Western Digital announces a new high-capacity 3.5-inch HDD for data centers. The WD Re+ will be available in versions of up to 6 TB. All of them are designed with power-saving ideas in mind; hence, their maximal power consumption index does not go above 6 W. The new-comer employs five-platter architecture and SATA 6 Gb/sec interface that guarantees the maximal efficiency level. Moreover, its MTBF index approximates 1.2 million hours on average workload index of 550 TB per year.

The WD Re+ is distinguished by the following advantages:

— the incorporation of dual actuator positioning system that improves the drive’s working efficiency;

— the implementation of RAFF technology that monitors HDD parameters in real time and compensates for the linear and angular vibration;

— the employment of StableTrac technology that reduces vibrations and stabilizes drive platters;

— the usage of TLER technology that prevents latencies or an abrupt destruction of RAID … …

AOC Introduces Monitor e2752Vq from Professional Series

AOC has highlighted its new monitor-masterpiece, codenamed e2752Vq. The model belongs to Professional series and boasts a number of different interfaces. This makes this monitor a universal means as for corporate purposes, so for home use. The model has got 27 inch display and power-saving LED which makes it a beneficial and desirable acquirement.

AOC e2752Vq is designed with Full HD resolution that equals to 1920x1080. It is equipped with LED lighting and video outputs, such as HDMI, DisplayPort, D-Sub, DVI-D. The availability of the integrated USB hub allows the user to employ the monitor in various configurations. Moreover, the integration of the product provides for the connection of several devices simultaneously (laptop, video camera, flash-drive, digital camera, etc.).

To continue, this model is capable to manage any office, multimedia or gaming applications due to the outstanding technical peculiarities. Thus, the monitor has got 1200:1 contrast level and …

Crucial Teases New TLC-Based BX200 Solid-State Drive

Crucial has found a way to consolidate the needs of budget- and efficiency-oriented customer groups. Therefore, it developed a new series of SSDs, based on TLC memory. The BX200 2.5-inch drives (7 mm case depth) come equipped with 16-nm chips by Micron as well as Silicon Motion SM2256 controller. All the models share SATA III 6 Gb/sec interface and are compatible with Crucial Storage Executive & Acronis True Image HD utilities.

Crucial BX200 are available in three capacity versions: 240 GB, 480 GB and 960 GB. Their maximal sequential Read/Write speed makes up 540/490 Mb/sec, whereas the maximal random Read/Write index achieves 66.000 & 78.000 IOPS correspondingly. As far as one can see, there is no visible decrease in performance, if compared with MLC memory showings.

The new-comers are estimated for 72 TB of data lifespan; this equals to 40 GB of daily loading over a span of 5 years (MTBF – 1.500.000 hours). In order to provide for the utmost reliability, Crucial adds a …
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