The TDK LTO 5 data tape has a high capacity of 3.0 TB and a native capacity of 1.5 TB.
The TDK LTO 5 data tape has a high capacity of 3.0 TB and a native capacity of 1.5 TB. Transfer speeds can reach up to 280 MB per second with 2:1 compression. The LTO tape has been tested extensively to ensure durability and enhanced performance. The TDK LTO 5 is also compatible with Long-Term File Systems (LTFS) and is made with advanced formulations for increased data transfer rates. This model also includes a new partitioning function to enable file and space management. The LTO 5 has 1,280 tracks as a result of reducing tape thickness for maximum capacity and durability.