Seagate Announces 12TB BarraCuda Pro – the Fastest and Largest Desktop Hard Drive to Date

If you are constantly running out of disk space and want to expand substantially the available storage on your workstation, the just announced Seagate BarraCuda Pro might help you to easily overcome these capacity constraints. Billed as the world’s fastest and largest desktop HDD on the market, the drive has a speed of 7200RPM, large 256MB cache size while offering twice the load and boot speeds compared to standard drives.

The Seagate BarraCuda Pro comes in different sizes up to whopping 12TB boasting the highest capacity, reliability, and performance in the industry, as Seagate claims. All BarraCuda Pro drives are backed by 5-year limited warranty and provide sustained data transfer rates of 250MB/s and burst data speeds up to 6Gb/s. By applying intelligent layers of NAND Flash, DRAM and media cache technologies, the BarraCuda Pro 12TB delivers improved read and write speeds alongside optimised data flow for even better and faster overall performance.

Additionally, the company has unveiled the 12TB IronWolf and IronWolf Pro spinning hard drives boasting a 3.5-inch form factor designed for creative professionals and content creators who prefer to utilize advanced NAS systems as a primary storage solution. Both of the new 12TB drives support Seagate’s IronWolf Health Management software, developed for use with the Asustor NAS, Synology DiskStation NAS, and QNAP NAS units providing unparalleled protection against data loss.

Whether you are a content creator who specializes in augmented reality, virtual reality, 4K resolution and 360-degree videos, or you simply need more storage space for your creative workflow, the latest Seagate products seem to be a reliable storage solution that can handle most of your data-intensive activities in the editing bay.

The Seagate 12TB BarraCuda Pro is already available for pre-order with a price tag of $489 at B&H, whereas the IronWolf and IronWolf Pro 12TB HDDs are selling for $479 and $519 respectively. For more information regarding the latest Seagate products, head over to company’s official website here.

[source: Seagate]

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