Laying the foundation for a worry-free data center, HGST delivers capacity to conquer the data explosion - Ultrastar(R) He12 HDD. Designed to handle workloads up to 550TB per year, the Ultrastar He12 HDD is the industry's first 12TB drive and uses PMR technology to make it drop-in ready for any enterprise-capacity application or environment. The stable internal environment created by fourth-generation HelioSeal(R) technology enables a new 8-disk design, increasing the capacity by 20% when compared to the 7-disk design of the prior generation. This highest capacity helium drive offers the lowest power profile in the industry to help data center architects meet eco-environmental goals and requirements. Targeted at 2.5M hours MTBF, the Ultrastar He12 HDD provides the highest reliability rating available of all HDDs on the market today by building on the successful design of it's 10TB, 8TB and 6TB predecessors. Trust HGST and the Ultrastar He12 HDD to deliver more capacity, more efficiency, more reliability and more value to your data center.
Format: Sector size3 (bytes)
Max. Areal density(Gbits/sq. in.)
Data buffer4 (MB)
Rotational speed (RPM)
Latency average (ms)
Interface transfer rate(MB/s, max)
Sustained transfer rate5(read/write, ms, typical)
243 (MiB/s, typical),255 (MB/s, typical)
Seek time6(read/write, ms, typical)
Error rate(non-recoverable, bits read)
1 in 1015
Load/Unload cycles(at 40oC)
Availability(hrs/day x days/wk)
MTBF2 (M hours)
Annualized Failure Rate2 (AFR)
Idle (Bels, typical)
+5 VDC, +12VDC
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