The 6TB WD Ae is a high-quality DATACENTER HDD that delivers incredible performance thanks to its easy to use 3.5 inch form factor that is just 26.1 mm in height, the drive has a rotation speed of 5760 rpm. The WD Ae HDD’s technical highlight is it’s 6Gb/s interface, which is the latest SATA III standard. This drive in particular has a storage capacity of 6TB and has a 64MB Cache.
Scale it in DATACENTER
The WD Ae DATACENTER HDD delivers cost-effective, high capacity disklayer storage for cold data archive systems. These drives are built with features that address the unique requirements of cold data archiving, including WD's innovative Progressive Capacity™, an energy-efficient design, long life cycle TCO and competitive dollars per gigabyte.
Quick Data Retrieval
Access time to cold data is quickly becoming a critical feature of an on-line archive system and end users can’t wait hours, days, or weeks for this data to become available. The spin-down capability of WD Ae provides much faster access times than conventional archive tape with data access times of less than 20 seconds for on-demand data requests.
Proven Cold Storage Reliability
With 700 PBs of cold storage deployed in datacenters already, WD’s 4th generation WD Ae utilizes innovative technology to reduce power consumption and lower operating temperature, which results in a more reliable and affordable solution for cold storage data archives.
WD Ae Performance
Performance-optimised high-capacity storage for for cold storage, the chart above shows how the WD Ae Hard Drives Perform in specific areas so it’s easier to choose which Hard Drive is best suited to your needs.