Toshiba has introduced a new hard drive series — the AL13SE. Interestingly, it features 10,000 RPM spindle speed and up to 900GB storage capacity. Designed for enterprise segment, the Toshiba AL13Se employs a dual-stage head positioning actuator that provide additional performance gains, including a 32% increase in sustained transfer rate.
Toshiba reports that the drive is designed for even the most demanding mission-critical applications, featuring an operating reliability rating of 2,000,000 power-on hours, a 25% increase over prior-generation drives. Furthermore, the AL13SE Series uses Supported Enhanced Power Condition State technology to lower RPM idle speed.
Specification include 10,500RPM spindle speed, 6GB/s interface, and 64MB buffer.