Toshiba Launches 8TB HDD for NAS Applications

Toshiba MN05ACA800 MN05ACA600 MN04ACA400

Toshiba Corporation’s Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company announced the launch of a new line-up of HDDs, “MN Series”, for network attached storage (NAS) applications. Shipments start from today.

Toshiba - MN05ACA800, MN05ACA600, MN04ACA400

The new “MN Series” HDD line-up delivers up to 8 TB capacity in a 3.5-inch form factor with a SATA interface. The drives are designed for 24/7 power-on operation and have a rated annual workload of 180 TB transferred. They feature rotational vibration compensation technology and are suitable for use in home NAS and small office/home office (SOHO) NAS applications. The drives also have an 128 MiB buffer, and the 8 TB model achieves a data transfer rate of 230 MiB/s.

New HDD Line-up


  • 7,200 rpm
  • SATA 6.0 Gbit/s Interface
  • Workloads of up to 180 TB per year
  • 24/7 operation
  • MTTF of 1,000,000 hours
  • Rotational vibration compensation technology


  • Home and SOHO NAS
  • Small business server and storage
  • Archiving and data back-up
  • Private cloud storage
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