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WD’s HGST debuts world’s first 1.8TB 10K HDD

HGST, a subsidiary of Western Digital Corp., this week introduced the industry’s first hard disk drive with 1.8TB capacity, 10K rpm spindle speed and SAS-12Gb/s interface. The drive will be used in mission-critical applications that do not require maximum possible performance offered by solid-state storage solutions, but take advantage of …

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WD debuts My Passport Pro dual-drive solution with Thunderbolt

Western Digital Corp. has announced its first portable storage solution featuring Thunderbolt interconnection. The My Passport Pro dual-drive storage device has user-selectable RAID functionality to deliver needed performance or reliability for the most demanding applications in the field, without the need for power adapters or extra cables. WD MyPassport Pro …

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HGST introduces 15K HDD with SAS-12Gb/s interface

HGST, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Western Digital Corp., on Wednesday introduced one of the world’s highest-performing hard disk drive (HDD). The new Ultrastar enterprise-class storage solution boasts with 15K revolutions per minute spindle speed as well as Serial Attached SCSI 12Gb/s interface. HGST Ultrastar C15K600 hard disk drives are available …

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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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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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WD confirms that more Raptors have become extinct

In the days before SSD, enthusiasts across the world saved up extra pennies to opt for Western Digital’s neat take on the traditional hard drive. Like the other dinosaurs before them, Raptors ruled the world. Pretty soon, we might find ourselves hunting for them in museums. What’s the current situation? …

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