Seagate BarraCuda Pro, Ironwolf Pro 12TB internal hard drive launched in India

The Seagate BarraCuda Pro is a 7200 RPM internal HDD whereas the Ironwolf Pro is made as a NAS storage solution.

Published Date
28 - Mar - 2018
| Last Updated
28 - Mar - 2018
Seagate BarraCuda Pro, Ironwolf Pro 12TB internal hard drive laun...

Seagate has launched its 12TB internal hard drive range in India - the BarraCuda Pro and the Ironwolf Pro priced at Rs 38,000 and Rs 39,000 respectively. The BarraCuda Pro sports speed of 7200RPM and comes with a five-year limited warranty. It also comes with Multi-Tier Caching Technology (MTC) using which the comapany says applications and files load even faster. It makes use of "intelligent layers" of NAND Flash, DRAM and media cache technologies for delivering improved read and write performance by optimising data flow. The Seagate Ironwolf Pro 12TB  is optimised for NAS storage which is equipped with RV sensors for maintaining performance in multi-bay NAS enclosures.

Read the complete press release below

The BarraCuda Pro is a creative professional’s and tech enthusiast’s dream. Equipped with 7,200 RPM, the BarraCuda Pro is the fastest 12TB desktop drive available. BarraCuda Pro is another testimony to the rock-solid reliability built on over 20 years of BarraCuda innovation. Large cache size offered by the recently launched 12TB drive pushes your PC to new performance heights so you can load applications and files even faster. Plus the BarraCuda Pro is backed by a best-in-class, five-year limited warranty for a sustained quality experience.

Coupled with Intel Optane memory, a revolutionary class of non-volatile memory, the new power-packed BarraCuda hard drives deliver it all:

  • SSD-like performance and responsiveness
  • Massive capacity
  • Twice the speed of standard drives for boot and load applications*
  • Affordability with zero compromises

The BarraCuda family of drives by Seagate leads the industry with the highest capacities for desktops and mobile computers. With drives available up to 12TB, the BarraCuda portfolio is a great option for upgrades at any price point. The uncompromising BarraCuda Pro marries industry-leading storage capacity with 7,200 RPM spin speeds for snappy performance and load times when gaming or performing heavy workloads.

All hard drives in the BarraCuda family come equipped with Multi-Tier Caching Technology (MTC). MTC takes your PC to new performance levels, so you can load applications and files faster than ever before. By applying intelligent layers of NAND Flash, DRAM and media cache technologies, BarraCuda delivers improved read and write performance by optimising data flow.

Rescue Data Recovery Plans provide peace of mind for creative pros and performance PC users alike, and now they come standard on BarraCuda Pro. A Rescue Data Recovery Plan gives you access to experienced data recovery experts who deliver a 95% customer satisfaction rating. Purchase a BarraCuda Pro drive and you are covered for 2 years.**

The 12TB versions of BarraCuda Pro are now shipping to customers worldwide. For more information on the Seagate Guardian Series, please visit

*Testing conducted by Seagate using SYSmark 2014 SE. Results have been rounded for display purposes and may vary based on different system hardware, software and configuration.

**Rescue Data Recovery Plans may require registration.

Seagate Ironwolf Pro 12TB – NAS-optimised hard drive for the best possible user experience

For everything NAS, Seagate brings you the IronWolf Pro. Always on and always working, IronWolf Pro is enhanced with AgileArray technology for optimal reliability and system agility. Multi-user technology and extreme workload rates allow the IronWolf Pro to perform and scale up your enterprise with best-in-category features:

  • NAS-optimised hard drive for the best possible user experience
  • IronWolf Health Management in compatible NAS* systems continuously helps to safeguard the health of your data
  • Drive balance with Rotational Vibration (RV) sensors manage multi-bay vibration for long-term consistent performance and reliability
  • Optimised for RAID performance, maximising its responsiveness and uptime with NAS-aware Error Recovery Control
  • Advanced power management saves energy and delivers the right power at the right time

IronWolf Health Management is designed to operate on compatible NAS systems** such as Synology and ASUSTOR. Supported on IronWolf Pro HDDs***, it improves the overall system reliability by displaying actionable prevention, intervention or recovery options for the user.

First in its class, IronWolf drives are equipped with RV sensors on high capacity drives to maintain performance in multi-bay NAS enclosures. RV sensors on IronWolf  Pro come standard, helping business and creative professionals maintain consistent performance for years to come.

Enabling user workloads of up to 300 TB/year with IronWolf Pro, multiple users can confidently upload and download data to a NAS server. Whether you’re a creative pro or a small business, IronWolf Pro is your perfect companion.

The IronWolf Pro also comes with two years of Seagate’s Rescue Data Recovery Service, which provides access to a global team of world-class data recovery experts.

Extensible and reliable storage helps keep you and your creative business on schedule. The IronWolf Pro is a great companion for your NAS for 24×7 remote access, backups and file sharing from anywhere, making sharing ideas easy. For growing agencies and the need for more storage, the IronWolf Pro is built to address NAS scalability challenges.

You can build your home NAS media empire with IronWolf Pro HDDs. IronWolf Pro leads its category in terms of storage capacity with drives as large as 12TB, as well as the performance needed to run high definition content with your NAS. Store thousands of full-length HD films and even more photographs on your private server. Think of it as your home cloud.

The 12TB version of IronWolf Pro is now shipping to customers worldwide. For more information on the Seagate Guardian Series, please visit

* IronWolf Health Management is only available for capacities of 4TB and up.

**NAS vendors may vary in compatibility with IronWolf Health Management. Contact your Seagate sales representative for further details.

***IronWolf Health Management features subject to change.