Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC550 18 TB Hard Drive


Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC550 18 TB Hard Drive
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Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC550 18 TB Hard Drive

3.5" Internal - SAS (12Gb/s SAS) - 7200rpm - 5 Year Warranty

MFG. PART: 0F38353 UPC: 9999999999999
Warranty: 5 Year Warranty
  • 18TB Storage Capacity
  • 3.5" Form Factor
  • SAS-3 12 Gb/s Interface
  • 512MB Cache
  • 7200 rpm
  • Up to 269 MB/s Data Transfer Speeds
  • 2.5 Million Hour MTBF
  • HelioSeal Technology
  • 600,000 Load/Unload Cycles
  • 0.35% Annualized Failure Rate (AFR)
Availablity: In Stock

MSRP: $2,462 $413 USD

$413 - Add to Cart
Ultra-low Watts per Terabyte (W/TB) 21% lower idle W/TB than 18TB Ultrastar helium-filled drives

Triple Stage Actuator and Two-Dimensional Magnetic Recording (TDMR) technology More accurate head positioning, especially in multi-drive environments, for better performance and data integrity

Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS) Maintains drive performance in high rotational vibration environments and multi-drive systems

Media Cache Plus architecture Better random write performance

512MB cache buffer Improves response time and data management

Dual Safe, RSA-signed firmware Retains previous firmware version for safe firmware updates, verified with an RSA signature

2.5M hours MTBF and 0.35% AFR Unsurpassed reliability rating for Capacity Enterprise HDD for fewer failures/less service needs

- CMR technology works with all capacity enterprise applications & environments
- Reliable, field-proven, 6th generation design
- Industry’s first HDD with Energy-Assisted Magnetic Recording technology improves writability and therefore increases areal density
- Industry’s first Triple Stage Actuator enhances head-positioning accuracy, delivering better performance and increased areal density
- HelioSeal design delivers outstanding power efficiency
- 2.5M hours (projected) MTBF rating & 5-year limited warranty
- 512e SATA 6Gb/s
- Legacy Pin 3 config – no power disable Support
- Base (SE), no encryption. Sanitize overwrite only

General Information

Manufacturer: Western Digital Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number: 0F38353
Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.wdc.com
Brand Name: Western Digital
Product Line: Ultrastar
Product Series: DC HC550
Product Name: Ultrastar DC HC550 Hard Drive
Product Type: Hard Drive

Technical Information

Storage Capacity: 18 TB
Disk Format: 512e

Drive Performance

Spindle Speed (rpm): 7200
Buffer: 512 MB

Network & Communication

Wireless LAN: No


Drive Interface: SAS
Drive Interface Standard: 12Gb/s SAS

Physical Characteristics

Drive Type: Internal
Form Factor: 3.5"
Weight (Approximate): 1.52 lb


Country of Origin: Thailand


Limited Warranty: 5 Year
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