Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday December 26, 2015

HAMR Hard Disk Drives Set To Arrive In 2018

Here comes yet another hopeful estimate as to when we may finally get HAMR in our hands.

Numerous demonstrations of HAMR-based HDDs in action prove that the technology actually works. Over the years, producers of hard drives, platters and recording heads have revealed various possible timeframes for commercial availability of drives with HAMR technology. Their predictions were not accurate. At present, there are still reliability issues with the technology, according to Seagate. In the recent months both Seagate and Showa Denko indicated that HAMR drives would be delayed again.