Western Digital WD S25 10,000 RPM SATA 2.5 Inch Drive Launched

western-digital-wd-s25-sas-hard-driveWestern Digital have created a new drive named the WD S25 that is capable of spinning at 10,000 RPM and and has a 2.5 inch form. The drive is a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) drive that has 16 MB of buffer memory and can function for 1.6 million hours before failure.

Two capacities of the WD S25 are available which are 147GB or 300GB. Connectivity speed of the small harddrives is either 3.0 GBPS or 6.0 GBPS and the faster of the two models can sustain a transfer rate of 128MB/s.

The WD S25 is actually the first 10,000RPM 2.5 inch SAS drive with previous models being restricted to 7,200 RPM which is a step in the right direction to getting data to and from you quicker.

The drives are targeted at enterprise users at the moment with drives already being shipped to a couple of OEM manufacturers in the industry.

Via: HardwareSphere

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