Seagate now making consumer ssd’s

Seagate is a pretty familiar name when it comes to storage, but its primary focus has been on consumer hard drives and flash storage for the enterprise market. Now, the company has launched a new consumer SSD, signaling a renewed interest in making more storage for traditional PCs and laptops.

The specs on the new BarraCuda SSD position it as a relatively basic SATA drive, rather than the newer, faster NVMe ones. That means it won’t be hitting any crazy fast speeds, but it’s still a viable option for a desktop in 2018. It comes in a variety of capacities ranging between 250GB and 2TB. And most importantly, it isn’t hugely expensive. The smallest model goes for £74, and the 1TB model is on sale for £229.99.

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