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

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Re: And the band played on!

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

I agree and there's an additional aspect to consider with these new heat assisted hard drives. In effect, making these drives more complex also means that there's a greater potential for things to go wrong and I'd want to see independent reliability statistics before even considering deploying these new hard drives.

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