Winchester WD RE4-GP - energy-efficient 1.5 terabytes of enterprise-class

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Western Digital Corp. today announced the release of a new model of enterprise-class storage capacity of 1.5 TB. Enterprise-class Storage with SATA interface designed for large data centers, whose owners care about saving electricity. As the producer, the cache memory on the market maximum capacity of 64 MB, two processors and high density recording can improve performance drives WD RE4-GP by 25% compared with the previous generation.

Technology GreenPower, created by WD, - this is the first platform for the 3.5-inch hard drives, the main feature of which is energy savings. The average power consumption of these models can be up to 50% less than the drives currently available have competitors. They also feature extremely low operating temperature, quiet operation and high performance.

Model WD RE4-GP capacity of 1.5 terabytes, created specifically for the growing market for high-capacity drives for enterprise systems, securely working under high loads: its mean time between failure (MTBF) of 1.2 million hours. Correction of errors limited by time (TLER) for a RAID array - This feature was first on the market realized the company WD, prevents drive fallout from the RAID array, caused by the long duration of the errors characteristic of hard drives designed for desktop computers.

In models of WD RE-GP second-generation speed increased to 1500 Hz, which optimizes performance drives at work in vibration-prone multi-drive systems such as servers, rack-mount and industrial computer systems.

Storage WD RE4-GP capacity of 1.5 TB (model WD1502FYPS) can be purchased from select distributors and companies that sell via the Internet. MSRP for this model is 329 dollars.