Reply to post: Re: Collocated data

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

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Re: Collocated data

Even on a single actuator disk, only one head is reading or writing at the same time, no matter the number of platters. With multiple actuators, two data requests can be made at the same time, full parallelism. This is a pretty big breakthrough and definitely paves the way for more tech like it.

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