Toshiba announces 16TB hard disk drives

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Later this month, Toshiba will start to ship samples of its 16 TB hard disk drives. The HDDs are part of the company’s MG08 series. To achieve the high capacity, while still using Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR), Toshiba uses a helium filled case.

I rather have it at 5400rpm that extends it life more at that capacity I would use it for only archival purpose. Also have to wonder what’s the going rate?

You figure by now they know the cost but won’t tell because of the backlash.