Hitachi today announced what it claims to be “the industry's fastest and most power-efficient, 10K RPM, 6Gb/s Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Enterprise hard drive.” The 2.5 inch
Ultrastar C10K600 enterprise-grade hard drive will be available in 300GB, 450GB and 600GB varieties.
According to the company, the C10K600 delivers 15 percent better random and 18 percent faster sequential performance while consuming 22% less power than comparable enterprise solutions currently on the market. The drive is also said to be the only one its class to utilize a 64MB cache.
“The Ultrastar C10K600 is closely aligned with customer requirements for increased performance, improved server/storage density, greater power efficiency and lower total cost of ownership,” said Brendan Collins, vice president of Product Marketing, Hitachi GST.
There is currently nothing to report as far as its pricing and date of release are concerned.