Western Digital HGTS today released the world faster Hard Drive, the High-End drive“UltraStar C15k600” specification are quite impressive. The new Ultra C15k600 is the upgraded version of C15K147, the Ultrastar C15k600 is still in size 2.5-Inch with thickness of 14.6mm, Ultra-High speed of 15000RPM, and the higher speed SAS is 12Gbps, capacity increased to 300GB, 450GB, 600GB (double / double / triple-Disc) cache capacity is doubled to 128MB.
New Hard Drive is divided into different size by sectors 4KB/514 Bytes are two versions. The maximum storage density, respectively 460GB and 538Gb per square inch, the rate of internal sustained were 189-271 and 175-250 MB/s. The other identical If the average latency of less than 2.0 milliseconds and typically consumes 7.0-7.5W, MTBF 2,000,000 hours, support 24 × 7 uninterrupted operation, the annual return rate 0.44%.
In terms of security the hard drive supports Secure Erase, TCG SD, FIPS 140-2 Certified TCG-SED different levels and Instant Secure Erase (ISE).
The 4Kb version of Ultrastar C15K600 is now ready to ship, and 512-bytes will follow the market in Q3 of this year.