Toshiba Launches 8TB HDD for NAS Applications

Toshiba today announced the launch of a new line-up of HDDs, MN Series, for network attached storage (NAS) applications. The new Toshiba MN Series HDD line-up delivers up to 8TB capacity in a 3.5-inch form factor with a SATA interface. The drives are designed for 24/7 power-on operation and have a rated annual workload of 180TB transferred. They feature rotational vibration compensation technology.

Toshiba MN Series are suitable for use in home NAS and small office/home office (SOHO) NAS applications. The drives also have 128MiB buffer, and the 8TB model achieves a data transfer rate of 230 MiB/s. Shipments start from today.

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