Seagate has a new Pro Series of hard disk aimed at consumer needs.

  • ST14000DM001
  • ST12000DM0007
  • ST12000DM001
  • ST10000DM001
  • ST10000DM0004
  • ST8000DM0004
  • ST6000DM004
  • ST4000DM006
  • ST2000DM009

All of the Pro series have long 5 year warranty on them. Realistically its advisable to use a NAS with large capacity disks which affords fault tolerance. Keeping one extra disk as spare is wise when a fault occurs.

The 10TB, 12TB and 14TB disks are all 7200 rpm wile the smaller ones are 5400rpm. All of the disks are 256MB cache.

  • Creative pros systems
  • Desktop or all-in-one PCs
  • Home servers
  • Entry-level direct-attached storage devices (DAS)

Seagate emulates 512 byte sectors for legacy operating system compatibility but nativelty the disks are 4096 byte designs.