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Seagate Introduces Constellation: All-Star Enterprise Hard Drives, Sized Upto 2TB

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Seagate today introduced its Constellation family ofnew enterprise storage solutions for Tier 2 nearline storage applications. The two new drive models, the 2.5-inch Constellation and the 3.5-inch Constellation ES hard drives, include a combination of features that enable high capacities, increased power efficiency, enterprise-class reliability, and data security. Both drives also include PowerChoice from Seagate, which decreases power consumption by up to 54% for record power savings in enterprise environments.

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Well it was only a matter of time for Seagate to drop one since WD just released one.

What are the platter sizes on this drive? 4*500GB?
 
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Wow, I guess the Barracuda has gotten so much crap with the 7200.11 and bad firmware they said screw it and in comes Constellation.

:toast:

To new beginnings for Seagate.
 
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I'm not touching Seagate drives for a while now. Sad because I've been running a 250GB for about a year and bought another 500GB just a month or so ago. Still waiting to see if I'm going to be hit by the nasty failure business that's been going around. :shadedshu
 

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Wow, I guess the Barracuda has gotten so much crap with the 7200.11 and bad firmware they said screw it and in comes Constellation.

:toast:

To new beginnings for Seagate.
From badass SCSI drive, to common ATA drive and replaced. Poor Barracudas.

Anyway, good to see more large disks, will force prices down.
 
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Ive been waiting for these to replace the server drives. I am a big fan of any W.D Enterprise Series hdd and would always select WD over a Seagate.

Good luck to Seagate but i dont think it will work out for them aswell as it will for W.D here on.