In recent days, there has been an upsurge in the pursuit of SMR hard disk drive by the whole people at home and abroad,With the development of SMR technology in the west, Seagate and even ToshibaHow to confirm SMR has become the key of lightning protection. It's alright now,There are 7 types of Seagate HDD Hard disk that can be sure to use SMR, with a capacity between 2TB and 8tb, so you can avoid it.
Compared with Western Digital, Seagate is quite honest. The manual of some hard disks will indicate whether it is SMR technology, but not all hard disks are marked. Some dealers have confirmed that the following 7 Seagate hard disks use SMR and have been confirmed by Seagate:
Desktop HDD 5TB
Archive v2 6TB
Archive v2 8TB
Among the seven hard disks, barracuda coolfish series has three, desktop series has one, and other exos and archive are used in enterprise series, with the minimum capacity of 2TB and the maximum capacity of 8tb.
For ordinary consumers, Seagate's coolfish 2TB, 4tb and 8tb series are more likely to encounter, which needs more attention.
In addition, we also attach the skills of distinguishing SMR from SMR published by the Western Digital and Toshiba hard disk
Toshiba hard disk: model DT02: 5400 rpm, 4 and 6tb are SMR (related products are mainly P300 Series)
Western Digital hard disk: in the red disk, 2tb-6tb is SMR, and 8-14tb is CMR.