Toshiba introduces 4TB and 5TB consumer HDDs

Toshiba today announced immediately availability  of new consumer HDDs with capacities of 4 TB and 5 TB.  The Desktop Internal Hard Drive series drives are according to Toshiba compatible with most computers with a S-ATA interface. The hard drives use  Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) technology, Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and TMR Head Recording technology for increased capacity, reliability and performance.

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The 7200 RPM disks are compatible with Windows 7 or higher, OS X 10.6 till 10.9 and Linux. The HDDs are available starting today in North and South America and have a MSRP of $299 for the 4TB model and $399 for the 5 TB drive and come with a standard limited warranty of three years. The Desktop Internal Hard Drive series are targeted at consumers that want to increase their storage capacity.