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Friday, 14 Sep 2012
Hitachi GST has announced its new helium-filled hard disk drive platform. This radical technology is touted to reduce power consumption by around 23 percent and in turn helps to lower overall operating temperatures by up to four degree Celsius. The company plans to ship such HDDs by 2013.
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012
Western Digital has created a 5mm-thick hybrid HDD for ultrabooks. This 500GB drive utilizes MLC NAND flash storage with a mechanical drive to offer performance gains comparable to a dedicated SSD while retaining the capacity and cost benefits found in a standard HDD.
Monday, 13 Aug 2012
Toshiba will be increasing production of hard drives by about 35% in the next three years to meet increasing demand from data centers and PC manufacturers.
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012
A line of SATA hard drives specifically designed for home and small office NAS systems with one to five drive bays, the 3.5-inch WD Red hard drives come in capacities of 1TB, 2TB, and 3TB.
Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012
Designed for high-performance PCs, Mac computers, and professional workstations which require a balance of high performance and capacity, the WD VelociRaptor 2.5-inch hard drive comes in the IcePack enclosure, a 3.5-inch mounting frame with built-in heat sink.
Thursday, 12 Apr 2012
The latest addition to its mobile hard drive family, the Scorpio Blue is also the 2.5-inch drive with the lowest power consumption on the market. Compatibility with industry-standard 9.5mm slots make them the ideal storage for notebooks, including Ultrabook devices which require a 7mm drive height.
Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012
Designed for demanding applications such as online transaction processing and multi-tiered networked storage arrays, the drives come in capacities of 300GB, 450GB, 600GB, and 900GB.
Friday, 24 Feb 2012
Right now, Ultrabook prices are a little out of reach for some consumers, while others may complain about its small storage space. Both issues are directly associated with the Ultrabook's reliance on SSDs, but hybrid drives might just be the solution that PC manufacturers are looking for.
Monday, 13 Feb 2012
Developed by a group of scientists led by the University of York's Department of Physics, the new heat technology allows for 10 times storage capacity and 300 times performance compared to current disk drives.
Thursday, 15 Dec 2011
Hitachi GST has launched two products based on its new 4TB HDDs early this week. The Deskstar 5K4000 is a 3.5-inch HDD targeted at consumer PCs while its Touro Desk external drive, with the new 4TB capacity, houses the Deskstar 5K4000.