Seagate vs. WD: hard disk drive capacity shipped worldwide 2011-2016

This statistic shows the quarterly shipped capacity of hard disk drives (HDDs) from Seagate and Western Digital, from the third quarter of 2011 to the first quarter of 2016. In the first quarter of 2016, Western Digital shipped 62.2 exabytes worth of storage in hard disk drives worldwide, while Seagate shipped 55.6 exabytes worth of hard drive storage.

Shipped capacity of Seagate and Western Digital hard disk drives (HDDs) worldwide from 3rd quarter 2011 to 1st quarter 2016

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May 2016



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One exabyte is the equivalent of a billion gigabytes.

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