Toshiba released their new N300 series of hard disk drives designed for use with NAS devices a little while ago, and I’m pleased to have the 6TB capacity version in my lab for a closer look and some benchmarking today.
Toshiba is one of the largest growing storage companies at the moment and we already had a look at their X300 desktop series a little while ago. Today we’re moving towards headless units with the N300 series designed for NAS usage. Toshiba worked closely with NAS manufacturers in order to deliver a product that is optimised for NAS usage, and the N300 is just that. It is certified for 24/7/365 usage in multi-RAID systems with up to 8 hard disk drives. Whether it is for streaming, backup, or archiving, the N300 delivers.
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