Seagate recently unveiled a full portfolio of 10TB Hard drives under their Guardian Series branding designed for the consumer market. The Guardian Series product lines that will now offer capacities of up to 10TB and branded as the Barracuda Pro, Ironwolf, and the Skyhawk.
The Barracuda Pro is designed for desktop and client use, the Ironwolf is designed for NAS systems and the Skyhawk is designed for video surveillance applications. Each of the 3 drives utilizes Seagate’s Helium technology to reach their massive capacities. Seagate had previously launched a 10TB helium based drive for the enterprise earlier this year but is now bringing this technology to the consumer market as well.
Aside from the massive 10TB capacity, there’s nothing too special about the drives. The Barracuda Pro will carry a 5-year warranty while the Ironwolf and Skyhawk will carry 3-year warranties. Those interested in insane amounts of storage can order the 10TB Barracuda Pro for R 9,499.00 Incl VAT, the 10TB Ironwolf for R 8,199.00 and the 10TB Skyhawk for R 7,999.00 Incl VAT.