Updated on 12 August 2013 by

IBM, an American multinational technology corporation manufactures computer software and hardware. IBM produces hard drives to meet the demands of storage devices in the market. The best IBM hard drives have internal enclosure and the interface includes SATA and SAS (Serial attached SCSI).

The topmost IBM hard drives deliver high performance, are reliable and keep the data secure. IBM hard drives having high ranking are available in form factors 2.5 inch as well as 3.5 inch for laptops and desktops respectively. IBM hard drives have capacities of 146GB to 3TB. The top rated hard drives from IBM mostly have storage capacities of 160 GB.

The IBM hard drives with an SCSI interface have their spindles rotating at a fast speed of 10000 RPM. This facilitates in the faster access to data stored on disk platters thereby increasing the performance delivered.

IBM also produces hybrid hard disk drives which use NAND flash for caching data for better performance and SED (Self-Encrypting Hard Disk Drive) which assure companies' data security.

In an attempt to help you make smart buying decisions, we list here the best IBM hard drives of 2013 which is based on the expert reviews across the internet.


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IBM UltraStar 18LZX
IBM 06P5765
IBM 08L8428
IBM 36L9808
IBM UltraStar 18LZX 9 1 GB SCSI-3 Ultra2  8-bit  Hard Drive
IBM  06P5765  18 2 GB SCSI Ultra160  16-bit  Hard Drive
IBM  08L8428  34 6 GB Hard Drive
IBM  36L9808  36 4 GB SCSI-3 Ultra Wide  16-bit  Hard Drive
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Release Date
Jul 2009
Jul 2010
Jun 2010
Apr 2010
Capacity
9.1 GB
18.2 GB
34.6 GB
36.4 GB
Designation
Desktop Computer
Desktop Computer
Desktop Computer
Desktop Computer
Enclosure
Internal
Internal
Internal
HDD Form Factor
3.5" x 1/3H (Low Profile)
3.5" x 1/3H (Low Profile)
Interface
SCSI
SCSI
SCSI
Spindle Speed
10000.0 RPM
15000.0 RPM
7200.0 RPM
10000.0 RPM
Average Rating
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100% Negative