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Enterprise Capacity HDD

MG08 Series

The Heavyweight Champion in HDD Capacity

Using an industry-leading 9-disk design pioneered by Toshiba, the MG08 Series provides 16TB of conventional magnetic recording (CMR) capacity and 7,200 rpm performance.  The industry-standard 3.5-inch form-factor integrates easily into cloud-scale storage infrastructure, business-critical servers and storage, and File and Object storage solutions. Toshiba’s precision industrial laser welding technology is put to use to seal helium inside the 9-disk mechanics. The massive 16TB capacity is delivered using proven CMR recording technology providing optimum application compatibility and data reliability.  Available with either a SATA 6.0 Gbit/s or a 12.0 Gbit/s SAS interface, the MG08 Series models integrate easily into standard 3.5-inch drive bays to help reduce the footprint and operational burden of cloud-scale storage infrastructure, and business critical servers and storage systems.

Key Features
  • Industry Standard 3.5-inch 26.1 mm Height Form Factor
  • Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) 16TB for broad compatibility
  • Industry-leading 9-disk helium-sealed design for superior storage density
  • 7,200 rpm Performance
  • 550 Total TB Transferred per Year Workload Rating
  • 512e or 4Kn Advanced Format Sector Technology; (512e Model) Includes  Toshiba Persistent Write Cache Technology for Data-Loss Protection in Sudden Power-Loss Events
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Applications
  • Cloud-scale Sever and Storage Infrastructure
  • Software-defined data center infrastructure
  • File- and Object-based storage infrastructure
  • Tiered Storage Infrastructure
  • Workloads and Use-Cases that Benefit from High Capacity per Spindle
  • Capacity-Optimized Cloud-scale and Rack-Scale Storage Systems
  • Compliance Data Life-Cycle Management
  • Data Center Data-Protection and Data Back-up Infrastructure
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Specifications

4K native ( 4Kn ) MG08ACA16TA MG08SCA16TA
512 emulation ( 512e ) MG08ACA16TE MG08SCA16TE
Form Factor
3.5-inch
Interface SATA 6 Gbit/s 12.0 Gbit/s SAS
Formatted Capacity 16 TB
Buffer Size 512 MiB
Rotation Speed 7,200 rpm
Data Transfer Speed ( Sustained ) 262 MiB/s
MTTF 2,500,000 hours
Power Consumption ( Idle - A ) 4.00 W 4.46 W
Weight ( Max ) 720 g
  • Source of Industry-leading : Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation, as of January, 2019 for the 3.5-inch, 26.1mm height.
  • Product image may represent a design model.
  • Definition of capacity: Toshiba defines a megabyte (MB) as 1,000,000 bytes, a gigabyte (GB) as 1,000,000,000 bytes and a terabyte (TB) as 1,000,000,000,000 bytes.  A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB = 230 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and therefore shows less storage capacity.  Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system, such as Microsoft Operating System and/or pre-installed software applications, or media content.  Actual formatted capacity may vary.
  • A kibibyte (KiB) means 210, or 1,024 bytes, a mebibyte (MiB) means 220, or 1,048,576 bytes, and a gibibyte (GiB) means 230, or 1,073,741,824 bytes.
  • MTTF (Mean Time to Failure) is not a guarantee or estimate of product life; it is a statistical value related to mean failure rates for a large number of products which may not accurately reflect actual operation.  Actual operating life of the product may be different from the MTTF.
  • Read and write speed may vary depending on the host device, read and write conditions, and file size.
  • "3.5-inch" mean the form factor of HDDs. They do not indicate drive's physical size.
  • PWC (Persistent Write Cache) with PLP (Power Loss Protection) :  PWC with PLP is a function to handle the write data that the drive reports "Normal completion" to the host but not being stored to hard disk media yet. The write data may be written to the commanded LBA on the hard disk media. The un-written data to hard disk media is stored to Flash memory using back up power by PLP when the power supply to the drive suddenly is shut down. And, after PLP operation, it may be required more time to start up the drive than in case of normal shutdown. 1) PLP does not secure data in the mode of all the power shutdowns. When power supplies other than recommended procedure are intercepted, data might be lost. 2) In the power shutdown before it reports on the Write completion, data not anticipated might be lost.
  • PLP (Power Loss Protection): PLP supports to record data in buffer memory to hard disk media utilizing back electromotive force along with media rotation inertia in case of sudden supply shut down.
  • Workload is a measure of the data throughput of the year, and it is defined as the amount of data written, read or verified by commands from the host system.

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