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Seagate Ships its New Cheetah 15K.6 Hard Drives

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Seagate Technology announced it will begin shipping its new Cheetah 15K.6 hard drive this month. Designed for the world’s most demanding enterprise storage environments, the Cheetah 15K.6 drive is Seagate’s highest-performance hard drive ever in a 3.5-inch form factor, with a 28% increase in sustained data transfer rates compared to previous generations. With this new performance on tap, the Cheetah 15K.6 drive remarkably consumes significantly less power, using up to 61% less energy in both idle and operational modes.

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If you have to ask how much they cost, you obviously can't afford them, can you?
j/k :p

to much im thinking like all high speed HD's
 

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Too bad they don't come in forms that normal desktop users can use.
 

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anyone want to send me one to test kthnx
 
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i'll take 4 and some scsi cards :cool:

imagine gaming on that? load times would be non-existent.
 
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If pricing on the previous gen is anything to go by, pricing is roughly 200% Raptor territory.

Just wish I could find cards this side to drive some of these.:ohwell:
 

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why dont they do them in desktop form, there has to be a market i mean look at the raptors they sell loads of them and there overpriced!!
 

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"15.K6" is that a model number? Should that be 15.6 K rpm? Or is it 15000.6 rpm? With high-speed of course, there's a compromise for capacity. Highest being 450 GB.
 

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think of the barracudas they are listed as 7200.10 or 7200.11, ect... so i would go with its just part of there naming thing
 

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The first number denotes the RPM and I believe the second number denotes the revision number.