WD New Enterprise HDD with a 1.2 million hour MTBF

WD has released a new range of enterprise 3.5" hard drives running at 7200RPM with a 1.2 million hour MTBF.

Available in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB capacity the WD RE SATA hard drives have the following features:

  • Dual port, full duplex connectivity: For business-critical enterprise topologies.
  • 1.2M hours MTBF: Provides high level of reliability for 24×7 and up to 100% duty applications.
  • Planet friendly: RoHS compliant, halogen reduced components.
  • NoTouch ramp load technology: Recording heads never touch the disk media ensuring less wear to recording heads and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
  • Dual Stage Actuation (DSA) and Rotary Acceleration Feed Forward (RAFF): Best in class operation and performance when drives are used in vibration-prone, multi-drive chassis.
  • Capacity: For capacity enterprise storage solutions, such as scale out, cloud storage, RAID arrays, and NAS.
  • Reliability: 5-disk platform, 800GB per platter, SATA-interface, 6Gb/sec transfer rates built for high performance 24×7.

The 2TB model (WD2000FYYZ) costs $229, 3TB (WD3000FYYZ) $349 and the 4TB model (WD4000FYYZ) $459.

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