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

Tuesday May 03, 2016

Western Digital RED 8TB Helium HDD Review

There is a review of the Western Digital RED 8TB helium filled hard drive posted today at HardwareCanucks. If you are in need of storage space, you'll surely want to give this review a look.

Alongside the obvious performance-driven challenges, HDD manufacturers have also hit up against two other walls: one which limited platter density and the other which is a rather large but still spatially-constrained 3.5" form factor. In order to leap ahead in both those respects, Western Digital’s new RED 8TB’s platters are filled with helium and then sealed.