The new Seagate IronWolf and IronWolf Pro 16TB NAS drives are now available for pre-order. These are 3.5″ single disk NAS drives. The Pro drives have a 300TB/year workload rating and a 250MB/s data transfer speed, while the standard Iron Wolf drives are rated for 180TB/year and a 210MB/s data transfer speed.
Combine 8 of these drives with a Synology DiskStation DS1819+ 8-Bay NAS box and you’ll have a whopping 128TB of storage in a very fast and relatively compact network drive. With drive sizes like this, bring on the 100MP+ cameras!
The IronWolf Pro runs $629, while the standard IronWolf drive is priced at $579. You can pre-order the new Seagate 16TB drives here at B&H Photo.