Tag: smr

Archive Drive Data Recovery

Archive Drive Data Recovery SMR data recovery

A new hard drive technology called shingled magnetic recording or SMR has made its way into the market in the form of ultra low cost drives often marketed as Archive drives. Archive drives utilize a new (old) method of writing tracks to the disk in that they overlap tracks, therefore able to store more data […]

HAMR vs MAMR

HAMR vs MAMR hamr vs mamr

While Seagate has set a course to deliver a 48TB disk drive by 2023 using heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR), Western Digital Corporation has given up on it and is developing a microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) to push disk drive capacity up to 100TB by the 2030s. Currently hard disk drive use Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) […]