The news that the daughter company of Western Digital – Hitachi Global Storage Technologies had developed a new model of hard drive - Ultrastar He6 left the IT-Market star-struck. This is a 3.5-inch hard drive with 50% more capacity than that of other current HDD models. In addition, it consumes 23% less energy and weighs 38% less than the 4TB hard drives.
Such a huge breakthrough is a result of an excellently engineered solution. A sealed container of the HDD is not filled with air as other models, but with helium.