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Seagate unveils world’s first 2.5-inch 4TB HDD with 800GB platters

Seagate Technology on Wednesday introduced Samsung Spinpoint M10P hard disk drive, which features 4TB capacity and 2.5”/15mm form-factor. The drive will initially be used inside the company’s external HDD products, but HDDs based on the same leading-edge platters will address other applications eventually. Seagate, which acquired hard disk drive manufacturing …

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Seagate unleashes Enterprise NAS lineup of hard disk drives

Seagate Technology on Tuesday introduced an all-new family of hard disk drives designed for enterprise-class network area storage (NAS) storage devices. The new HDDs will provide enhanced performance and reliability for NAS applications and will compete against Western Digital’s Red Pro series HDDs. Seagate’s Enterprise NAS hard drives feature 7200rpm …

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Foremay announces 4TB, 8TB SSDs with Serial ATA-6Gb/s interface

Foremay, a maker of solid-state drives primarily known for special-purpose industrial and mission-critical drives, has announced the world’s first SSDs with 4TB and 8TB capacities with Serial ATA interface. The drives do not offer high performance, but those, who need ultra-high capacity solid-state storage will have to be satisfied with …

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Seagate introduces Kinetic HDDs with Ethernet interface

Seagate Technology has introduced its first Kinetic-series hard disk drives for cloud storage applications. The Kinetic HDDs come with their own built-in operating system and can be plugged directly to Ethernet ports, thus, eliminating multiple layers of legacy software and hardware infrastructure. Seagate Kinetic hard drive features 4TB capacity, dual …

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Toshiba debuts ‘world’s first’ 7200rpm 5TB HDD for consumers

Toshiba Corp. has introduced the world’s first hard disk drive with 5TB capacity and 7200rpm spindle speed designed for consumer desktop computers. This year all leading manufacturers of hard disk drives unveiled HDDs of extreme 5TB or 6TB capacities for enterprise, nearline storage or NAS applications. Such hard drives feature ~5400rpm …

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SanDisk reveals 4TB SSDs with SAS interface for data-centers

SanDisk Corp. on Wednesday announced a new solid-state drive designed for enterprises that could change the way storage systems are built today. The new Optimus Max SSD boasts 4TB capacity, high reliability as well as leading-edge performance, the qualities that are crucial for large data-centers. Nowadays data-centers use multi-tier storage …

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Aria slashes pricing on 3TB and 4TB drives

It was almost a year ago that the world’s weather patterns combined to cause the tragedy of the Thailand floods. Alongside the loss of life, Western Digital’s hard drive production was knocked for six and the world suffered huge increases in price. As KitGuru predicted, summer 2012 saw prices return …

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HDD prices drop – rejoice, rejoice

The tragic loss of life during last year’s Thailand floods was only the first in a series of steps that negatively impacted an economically wobbly world. As the price of hard drives increased by close to 300% at times, PC prices increased and specifications fell – something we’d not seen …

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Hitachi adds 7200rpm 4TB HDD to its Deskstar family

Initially available through Japanese channels, Hitachi has outed a 7200RPM version of its 4TB Deskstar series HDD for folks seeking top end capacity with the best possible performance. Oddly however, despite there being 1TB platters available these days, Hitachi has chosen to stick with previous generation 800GB platters, meaning there …

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4TB hard drive: Hitachi preps for launch

With its marriage to IBM in 2003, Hitachi claims to have been in the hard drive game for 50 years. For 2010, they’re about to get serious with the launch of Mars, the bringer of war. We’ve all got our ‘I remember when they launched the X capacity drive’ stories. …

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