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Seagate remains the king of HDDs, but Western Digital is approaching

For the first time in recent years, hard disk drive (HDD) shipments showed positive movements in the second quarter of 2022. In terms of exabytes, three HDD manufacturers (Seagate, Toshiba and Western Digital) have shipped a record 350.7.Operators, exascale data centers and Cheerleader miner.. Seagate remained the number one producer of HDDs in terms of both units and exabytes shipped, but Western Digital almost caught up with its rivals in the second quarter.

67.6 million HDDs sold in the second quarter of 2021

According to the company, hard disk drive shipments totaled 67.6 million units in the second quarter of 2021. Trendfocus (via Storage newsletter) And data from the company. Nidec, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of hard drive motors, Estimate The industry shipped 64 million units in the second quarter of 2021, up from 63 million units in the first quarter of 2020 and remained flat in the second quarter of 2020. I can’t explain the difference in the estimates at this time. The numbers disclosed by analysts are generally speculative, as two of the three HDD suppliers do not disclose detailed shipments and only one discloses exabyte shipments. Please note that Therefore, we use corporate data wherever possible.

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