HDDs will be less expensive

Boffins claim that there is life in the HDD technology yet with the costs falling and drive sizes increasing. A new study claims that by 2020, hard disk drives will likely be less expensive on a cost per terabyte basis than any of the competing technologies. The study gives the thumbs down to boffins who are developing nonvolatile memory (NVM) technologies, saying it is unlikely to replace HDDs within the next decade.

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The Western Digital RAID Edition 3 (RE3) line of 3.5" SATA HDDs are available in capacities ranging from 250GB to 1TB. I'm reviewing the new 1Terabyte model. Western Digital RE3 1TB HDDs interface is SATA 3 Gb/s (Gigabits per second), has a capacity of 1000GBs or 1TB, the average latency of 4.2ms, a rotation speed of 7,200 RPMs, a 32MB buffer size, power consumption is 8.4W while being accessed and 7.8W when idle, the noise level is 28dBA to 33dBA and comes with a 5 year warranty. Watch the video to find out more.



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