Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC550

Highest Capacities for Lower TCO

Data center decisions are driven by TCO.  The Ultrastar DC HC550, with 16TB & 18TB1, play a leading role in reducing TCO.

Product Highlights
  • The first HDD in the industry to harness Energy-Assisted Magnetic Recording (EAMR) technology improves writability and therefore increases areal density.
  • The industry’s first Triple Stage Actuator (TSA) enhances head-positioning accuracy, delivering better performance and increased areal density.
  • HelioSeal® technology is the foundation for Western Digital’s high capacity HDDs and this is the 6th generation of HelioSeal product. Western Digital has shipped >65 million HelioSeal products to date.
Technical Specifications
  • Capacity: 16 TB
  • Interface: SAS
  • Connector: SATA
  • Disk Speed (RPM): 7200rpm
  • Cache Size (MB): 512MB
  • Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
  • Transfer Rate: up to 1200MB/s
  • Compatibility: Compatible with Windows, Windows Server and Linux
  • Dimensions: (L x W x H) 5.79" x 4" x 1.03"