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Toshiba MG04 HDDs: up to 5TB capacity, 7200rpm spindle speed

Toshiba Corp. on Thursday introduced a new enterprise-class MG04-series hard disk drive family with up to 5TB capacity as well as 7200rpm spindle-speed. The new drives are engineered for the high-capacity demands of mid-tier servers and cloud application workloads and for capacity-optimized data center storage systems that benefit from high …

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Seagate vows to ship 6TB hard drives next quarter

Seagate Technology on Monday announced that it would start shipping its first hard disk drives (HDDs) with 6TB capacity early next quarter of its fiscal year. The drives will be aimed at the enterprise market segment and will compete against Western Digital’s HDDs of the same capacity. The world’s second …

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Seagate unveils external hard drive with 220MB/s transfer rate

Seagate Technology this week introduced Backup Plus Fast external storage solution that combines high performance, high capacity, portability and relatively low cost. The new drive is aimed at creative professionals and so-called pro-sumers who require performance and capacity, but do not want to pay for business-class solutions. Seagate Backup Plus …

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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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WD reports on the cost of damage from Thai floods

We’ve known for a good while now that WD was hit mega hard by Thailand’s floods; so much so that it’s resulted in mass stock shortage and significantly raised prices across the globe due to the inability to meet continuing demand. But in its most recent financial statement WD has …

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Hard drive prices drop as SSD sales get a boost

With Western Digital’s competitors pushing hard to increase production, the market itself has found a stabilising point for hard drives. Well, they couldn’t keep going up forever. Could they? KitGuru does a quick Scan and comes back with good news. Back on 3rd November, KitGuru brought you news that the …

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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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