Not to be outdone by WD’s 2TB breakthrough last week, Seagate have announced their own 2TB monster in the form of the 3.5-inch Constellation ES. The disk runs at 7200RPM, which gives it an edge over its 5400RPM rival, as well as an SAS 2.0 interface for blazing transfer speeds of up to 6Gbps.
After an earlier leak by an Australian distributor, Western Digital have officially announced their breakthrough 2TB Caviar Green SATA HDD, which marks an industry first as the highest capacity single disk hard drive. The drive tops Seagate’s 1.5TB Barracuda announced back in July and uses the same four platter design, only manages to squeeze a [...]
Toshiba today announced a new world first for 1.8-inch drives with their MK2529GSG model which holds an impressive 250GB. The 5,400rpm drive uses a SATA interface with a 3Gbps data transfer rate, has a seek time of just 15ms and is a mere 8mm (0.31-inch) thin, making it ideal for ultra-portable laptops and portable media [...]
Western Digital has today announced their latest portable hard drive solution in the form of the elegant ‘My Passport Elite’ range with capacities of up to 500GB. The drives run on USB bus power, weigh less than 7 ounces and sport a capacity gauge that informs you, at-a-glance, of all remaining storage space.
Toshiba has just announced their new dual-platter 160GB 1.8-inch SATA disk which spins at 5400RPM – a world first. The interface speed has been increased to 1.5Gbps, internal maximum data transfer rate is up 17% and power consumption shows a 25% improvement over Toshiba’s current 120GB model. The drive is also lighter at only 60g. [...]