So I just saw this article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomcoughli ... 112f166b61
Looks like Toshiba will soon be shipping out 14Tb helium-filled 9 platter drives! That's right 9 platters, 18 heads, and full of Helium.
It's not an SMR which I suppose is good news.
According to another website:
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The MG07ACA series HDD uses precision laser welding tech to seal the helium inside the 9-disk mechanics of the HDD for the life of the drive.
So, they're going to be fun to open up. Get your laser cutters out