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Time Capsule not server-grade

Apple claims that new Time Capsule is "server-grade" but it isn't

Last week Apple updated its Time Capsule capacity to 3TB. Previously the device topped out at 2GB. It costs £399 for the 3TB model, and £249 for the 2TB model (previously £396). The discontinued 1TB model was £239.

Some commentators have taken issue with Apple's claims on its product page that the 2TB or 3TB drive is a "server-grade hard drive".

Hardmac opened up the drive to compare it to last year's model. It found the new Time Capsule contains a Western Digital hard drive with a 64MB cache. Which is similar to the drive in the previous hardware.

Hardmac spoke to Western Digital, who described the drive as a "general public model", not an enterprise-qualified hard drive.


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