The MG04 series delivers impressive capacity and offers Toshiba persistent write cache technology Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) announces the addition of 6TB SATA and SAS models to its MG04 series of 3.5-inch form factor enterprise capacity class of hard disk drives (HDD). The new SAS interface models provide the benefits of 12Gbit/s SAS transfer rates and enhanced power management features for seamless integration with the latest generation of data center infrastructure. The MG04 series is specifically designed for midline and nearline business critical workloads.
The new MG04 series 6TB models offer a 50 per cent increase in max capacity from prior MG03 generation 4TB models and a 30 per cent increase in sustained data rate. These enterprise HDDs support both industry-standard 4K native and 512e Advanced Format sector technologies for optimum performance in the latest generation servers and storage systems. Emulated 512e Advanced Format sector technology performs best in legacy applications requiring 512 sector lengths using aligned-write environments.
Interface speed 12Gbit/s
Formatted capacity 4 TB
Logical Data Block Length (HOST) 512 / 520 / 528 B (emulation)
Logical Data Block Length (DISK) 4,096 / 4,160 / 4,224 B