Hard Disk Drives Guide
Recognizing the growing need for storage for video surveillance systems, Western Digital has just announced the Purple, a HDD specifically designed for video surveillance purposes.
Toshiba has just announced the industry's largest non-helium gas filled hard disk drives with 5TB of capacity.
Seagate has just splashed US$374 million to acquire Xyratex, a company that makes hard disk drive testing equipment.
Western Digital is halting production of its hard drives with PATA interface from 29 December. Read on for more details.
Western Digital has just announced the WD Black 2, the world's first SSD+HDD dual drive.
Seagate has just announced that its Samsung hard drive division will be shipping the 2.5-inch Spinpoint M9T, a 2TB HDD that measures only 9.5mm, making it the world's thinnest in the market -- for now.
HGST, a company of Western Digital, has begun shipping its helium-filled 6TB hard disk drives. First announced in September 2012, the Ultrastar He6 also features the company's 7Stac disk design, enabling it to fit 7 drive platters for a total capacity of 6 terabytes (TB).
HGST has announced the release of their new 1TB 7mm thick Travelstar drive for capacity hungry ultra-thin devices.
Seagate has just announced two protection plans, which are named 'Rescue' and 'Rescue and Replace'. The 'Rescue and Replace' plan offers device replacement and data recovery for the damaged device. This plan starts at US$ 39.99. The 'Rescue' plan is a data recovery service that starts at US$29.99.
Toshiba has just launched its first 7mm thick, two-platter 2.5-inch hard drive, which has up to 1TB of storage capacity. Its small form factor is ideal for use in Ultrabooks, a category of notebooks that are extremely thin-and-light.