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Parade: WD Ae

WD’s Ae line of hard disk drives are purpose-built for the intense demands of modern datacenters. As opposed to storing “hot” data—those that are accessed frequently—the Ae drives are meant for “cold” operations—essentially for important data that is seldom accessed. These purpose-built archives feature a five-platter platform for volumes greater than 6TB, a 6GB/s SATA interface, and an efficiency rating of 60TB/yr workload and 500Khrs mean time before failure. Simply put, if you want your data archived and still as pristine a few decades from now, the Ae HDDs are the way to go.