barracuda lp 04 22 09 Seagate Rolls Out Low Powered Barracuda LP Drives

Despite the recent problems that plagued Seagate’s Barracuda drives, Seagate is now pushing forward with a new lineup of hard drives – Barracuda LP series.

barracuda lp 04 22 09 Seagate Rolls Out Low Powered Barracuda LP Drives

Despite the recent problems that plagued Seagate’s Barracuda drives, Seagate is now pushing forward with a new lineup of hard drives – Barracuda LP series.

The LP series promise to cut down on power consumption without making too many compromises in performance. The drives will use up to 50% less electricity than standard hard drives, while also cranking out 5,900 RPM, along with an average latency of 5.5ms, and a 32MB cache.

Prices are yet to be announced. Sizes available are speculated to be at 1TB, 1.5TB, and 2TB varieties in 3.5 inch form factor.