New hard disk drive Toshiba The X300 series claims to provide you with a 8 terabyte at a cost of about NIS 1,000
Not everyone is interested in relatively old and slow mechanical drives in their computer systems - but it cannot be denied that this is still the most sensible and likely method of storing hundreds of gigabytes or terabytes of important information that is not necessarily in regular daily use, and now A new model that may face the cost-benefit of this field, from none other than the modest third side that competes in the formidable duopoly Seagate-WD, Toshiba.
The Japanese manufacturer's new X300 drive (which continues to compete exclusively in the hard-disk segment) offers 8 terabytes of 3.5-in-known, fast-rotating 7,200 RPM for optimum performance (relative) with SATA III interface and Six PMR magnetic plates with 1.3 terabytes of storage for each, along with 128 megabytes of DRAM cache, this drive should fit most common home uses, including as an operating system drive - though naturally performing It cannot be compared to any drive SSD, Which would be preferable in any parameter Performence meaningful.
The discounted cost of X300 is mainly due to a limited warranty of only two years, up to 180 terabytes of writing per year, and with MTBF data set at one million hours - lower than other models that may offer a warranty of three or five years, at price tags which will be Higher by a few dozen dollars compared to the recommended price tag Toshiba set: between 250 and 255 dollars, or about NIS 900, which is the lowest for the 7,200 rpm drive we encountered.
Even after our local VAT increment, the price of the drive seems to be only "1,050" or "1,100 NIS" only, which will make it cheaper at NIS 200-150 drives value by Seagate and -Western Digital Which are already available in stores today. Even if hard drives You can be congratulated on the fact that a competitor with a competitive cost enters the field and can spur price cuts in a market that has more or less moved in its place recently.