Seagate Terascale HDD

Scale-Out With Terabytes of Storage

Low Cost. Low Power High Capacity Hard Drive.

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Affordable, High-Capacity, Energy-Efficient Enterprise HDD

The Seagate® Terascale HDD (formerly Constellation® CS) offers low-cost bulk storage designed for vast amounts of unstructured data in the cloud.

  • Affordable storage for 24×7 cloud data centre replicated environments
  • Maximizes storage footprint with capacities up to 4TB
  • Energy-efficient at under 8 watts (random read operating power), which averages 29% less than competing hard drives
  • Reliable enterprise rotational vibration tolerance and bad block management
  • Seagate Instant Secure Erase for secure, easy and cost-effective drive disposal or repurposing
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Affordable High-Capacity Enterprise Cloud Storage

Terascale HDD is the industry’s first capacity-optimised hard drive that’s perfect for unstructured data and cloud bulk storage for data centre environments.

  • 1, 2 and 3TB models options for cloud infrastructures
  • 7200-RPM performance for scaleable burst performance
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface
  • Lowest £/GB enterprise-class hard drive on the market

 

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Energy-Efficient, Enterprise-Class Cloud Storage

With the Terascale HDD and its low-power envelope, you can rest easier knowing your hard drives are running cool. Plus, with Seagate® PowerChoice™ technology, you can save even more with the most economical means of storing exabytes of unstructured data in the cloud.

  • Enterprise-ready RV tolerance for multi-drive systems
  • Bad-block management (BBM)
  • Lowest power usage in a 3.5 inch form factor
  • Reduce storage costs over the long term

 

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Maximise HDD ROI with Seagate Instant Secure Erase

The Terascale HDD with a Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) option and Seagate Instant Secure Erase reduces IT hard drive retirement costs. As required, and with a single keystroke, you can quickly and easily render the data on the drive completely unreadable and secure.

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HDD Capacity to Grow On

Terascale hard drives feature the highest capacities to meet the needs of scaleable burst performance in cloud infrastructures.

  • 1, 2 and 3TB models
  • 7,200-rpm performance
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface

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Reliable, Low-Power, Cost-Effective HDD Storage

Terascale enterprise hard drives feature consistent performance with low-power usage for the most economical means of storing exabytes of unstructured data in the cloud.

  • Enterprise-ready RV tolerance for multi-drive systems
  • Bad-block management (BBM)
  • Lowest power usage in a 3.5 inch form factor

 

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Secure and Easy Enterprise Drive Retirement

Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with with a Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) option and Seagate Instant Secure Erase (ISE) for easy drive retirement or disposal. Using ISE to quickly render the data on the drive completely unreadable and secure with a single keystroke — takes approximately 13ms to delete data on a 3TB capacity hard drive.

Learn how to erase and reset your HDD to factory settings >

Prefect for

  • Build cost-effective, low-power bulk storage solutions for unstructured data in clouds.

What's in the Hard Drive?

  • Best £/GB price in enterprise HDD portfolio
  • Proven 6Gb/s SATA interface for easy integration
  • Up to 29% lower power consumption than comparable high-capacity enterprise drives
  • Multi-drive RV tolerance for consistent enterprise-class performance
  • Seagate Instant Secure Erase for fast hard drive retirement
  • 3-year limited warranty

IT Pros Rate Seagate Enterprise HDDs as Best-In-Class for a 2nd Consecutive Year

Seagate was selected by IT professionals as the 2013 and 2014 Market Leader for Enterprise HDDs. Get the full report to see the survey data behind the voting for Market, Performance, Reliability, Price, Service & Support and Innovation Leaders.

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Capacity
Interface
Cache
Spin Speed
AFR
Maximum Height
Maximum Width
Maximum Length
Operating Temperature
Areal Density
Average Operating Power
4TB 4TB 3TB 3TB 2TB 2TB 1TB 1TB
SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s SATA 6Gb/s
64MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 64MB 64MB
5900RPM 5900RPM 7200RPM 7200RPM 7200RPM 7200RPM 7200RPM 7200RPM
<1.1% <1.1% 1.065% 1.065% 1.065% 1.065% 1.065% 1.065%
26.10mm 26.10mm 26.10mm 26.10mm 26.10mm 26.10mm 20.17mm 20.17mm
101.85mm 101.85mm 101.85mm 101.85mm 101.85mm 101.85mm 101.85mm 101.85mm
147.00mm 147.00mm 147.00mm 147.00mm 147.00mm 147.00mm 147.00mm 147.00mm
60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C 60°C
625 625 625 625 625 625 625 625
6.49W 6.49W 8.0W 8.0W 8.0W 8.0W 8.0W 8.0W