The HP LTO-5 data tape provides the best capacity/performance ratio of any backup tape. It has faster transfer rate of data and practically doubles the capacity of LTO-4 data tapes. It has a compressed capacity of 3.0 TB with a transfer rate of 280MB/sec. It also has encryption capability built in and will read/write data up to 1 TB/hour. HP LTO 5 Ultrium tapes are a reliable source to backup your data. It contains a cartridge memory chip that works faster to access and monitor media and the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) also makes managing your data easier. The rewritable HP LTO 5 uses a secure AES 256-bit encryption to provide high quality security for critial data. It has a compressed capacity of 3.0 TB with a transfer rate of 280MB/sec.