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Seagate's HAMR to drop in 2020: Multi-actuator disk drives on the way

Jim O'Reilly

And the band played on!

With 32 TB SSDs already shipping, HAMR looks to be a sideshow. Heck, we'll get 100 TB 3.5 inch SSDs by Xmas. The best we can hope for with HAMR is very slow IO and 10X the number of racks to hold a given capacity.

Yes, SSD will cost more per terabyte, but that 10X factor in appliance count offsets much of that!

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